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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.

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...

“Lent”

Contributing Writer Pastor Scott Hannon St. John Lutheran Church, Amhert, NY It is that time of year again. It is time to reflect and repent, to recommit...

On Course

Contributing Writer Pastor Scott Hannon St. John Lutheran Church Amherst, NY I had a dream the other night where I was a man on a mission. I...

You have a call story

Contributing Writer Pastor Scott Hannon St. John Lutheran Church, Amhert, NY You have a call story – a story of God naming you and claiming you, setting...

Devotion No Wine

Contributing Writer Pastor Scott Hannon St. John Lutheran Church, Amhert, NY Imagine you’re at a wedding that ran out of beverages. Worse yet, imagine you are hosting...

To apologize or forgive… that is the question

Contributing Writer Pastor Scott Hannon St. John Lutheran Church Amherst, NY “I can’t do it, Daddy!” my daughter screamed at me as she buried her face in...

Letters & Prayers

Contributing Writer Pastor Scott Hannon St. John Lutheran Church Amherst, NY My oldest daughter Molly wrote two letters to Santa this year. She handed them to me...

Horse Devotion

Contributing Writer Pastor Scott Hannon St. John Lutheran Church, Amherst, NY My kids and I play make believe often. We take turns being dragons and knights, princes...

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