Pastoral Staff

Pastor Edward A. Engelbrecht

Edward A. Engelbrecht has served Emmanuel since December, 2016. “Pastor Ed” grew up on a dairy farm in upstate New York. He married Susan in 1991 and they have four children together.

Pastor studied theology at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, MO (MDiv, STM). He is an ordained and rostered minister in The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod.

Pastor's family on the front steps of the parsonage, Christmas 2017.

In 1998 Pastor Ed served as a guest lecturer on Church History at the University of Klaipeda, Lithuania. In October 2016 he lectured on New Testament Studies at Lutheran Theological Seminary in Pretoria, South Africa. Pastor is the author and editor of numerous books and articles. You may contact Pastor Ed at 614.398.2593 (cell phone). Be sure to leave a message.

Pastor Ed teaching theological students in South Africa.

Pastor Floyd L. Stolzenburg

Pastor Emeritus Floyd L. Stolzenburg has served Emmanuel since 1992. A Columbus native, he is married to Jane and has four children and six grandchildren. Pastor graduated from Bexley schools where his father was a principal. He graduated from Capital University, Concordia Seminary, Springfield, IL, and pursued graduate studies at University of Missouri-St. Louis and St. Louis University.

Pastor Floyd and Jane Stolzenburg

Pastor Stolzenburg retired from full time service at Emmanuel in 2017. However, he continues to lead congregtional services when Pastor Ed is out of town and he organizes the Emmanuel Travelers small group ministry. Pastor Stolzenburg also preaches weekly at Lutheran Social Services' Kensington Place, Columbus, OH.