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Pastor Scott Hannon

Pastor Scott Hannon
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Pastor Scott serves the people of St. John by helping the congregation welcome everyone, care for one another, and grow in the joy of God’s love through Jesus Christ. Pastor Scott earned his bachelor’s degree at the University at Buffalo and went to seminary at Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary in Columbia, SC. He is currently pursuing his Doctor of Ministry degree with an emphasis in preaching from Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia. Pastor Scott and his wife, Kate, live in Bowmansville, NY with their children Molly, Delaney, and John Scott. Scott and Kate love Western New York for many reasons, not the least of which are the changing seasons, wonderful people, and of course the Buffalo Bills. Pastor Scott’s ministry priorities are worship, preaching and teaching. Scott’s hobbies are guitar, golf, and reading. To read some of Scott’s musings visit his blog Way-ward at www.psdh.org.

Get In The WAY

Contributing Writer Pastor Scott Hannon St. John Lutheran Church, Amherst, NY The first followers of Jesus were not called Christians. They were called followers of the Way....

Anybody Have A Map?

Contributing Writer Pastor Scott Hannon St. John Lutheran Church, Amherst, NY I have a confession to make and I hope that I can offer it without any...

DAD

Contributing Writer Pastor Scott Hannon St. John Lutheran Church, Amherst, NY The craziest thing happened to me while I was washing dishes the other day. I was...

To Be Held

Contributing Writer Pastor Scott Hannon St. John Lutheran Church, Amherst, NY The first time I remember getting lost was as a small child in the Chautauqua Mall....

Shout for joy to the Lord, all the earth, burst into jubilant song with...

Contributing Writer Pastor Scott Hannon St. John Lutheran Church, Amherst, NY I’ve always thought the church was kind of like an orchestra– only in lieu of strings,...

Easter Storms

Contributing Writer Pastor Scott Hannon St. John Lutheran Church, Amherst, NY This weather is killing me. I'm beginning to think that Mother Nature gets moody on Sunday...

Stinky Feet

Contributing Writer Pastor Scott Hannon St. John Lutheran Church, Amherst, NY The last time I washed someone's feet was Maundy Thursday in 2009. I was serving as...

Joy and Disbelief

Contributing Writer Pastor Scott Hannon St. John Lutheran Church, Amherst, NY If you were to encounter the resurrected Lord, how would you respond? Would you fall to your...

Water

Contributing Writer Pastor Scott Hannon St. John Lutheran Church, Amherst, NY I love water. As a child I spent summers playing in the creeks at Allegany State...

Faith is Hard

Contributing Writer Pastor Scott Hannon St. John Lutheran Church, Amherst, NY Faith is hard. Discipleship is challenging. Following Jesus is a perilous, frightening adventure. So often we...

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