Office Hours

Wednesdays 9:00 A. M. to 12:00 P. M.


Pastors Keith and Penny Holste have been Co-administrators of Lutheran School of Theology since 2007.

Pastor Penny Holste received a Master of Divinity degree in 1995 from Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota. She also serves as co-pastor at Christ Lutheran Church, Webster Groves, MO. She previously served a Wisconsin congregation. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from Valparaiso University and MAT from University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN. She also previously taught at Lutheran High South in St. Louis.

Pastor Keith Holste received his M. Div. From Christ Seminary—Seminex in 1974. He is also co-pastor at Christ Lutheran Church, Webster Groves. He has served congregations in Nebraska and Wisconsin. In Wisconsin he was on the faculty of the Northewest Synod of Wisconsin Lay School of Theology. He has a Bachelor’s degree from Valparaiso University.

Assistant Administrator at Lutheran School of Theology is Tamara Pryor.

Lutheran School of Theology Board of Directors

President, Ms. Cathy Lessmann

Treasurer, Mr. Dave Endorf

Mr. Matthew Bear

Mr. Ken Bergo

Rev. Warren Crews

Ms. Carolyn Crowe

Rev. Ron Neustadt

Rev. Karen Scherer

Rev. Candice Stone

Mr. Ken Woodrome