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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.

Faith Matters: Running the Way

I've run away a lot. When I was real young my parents told me "no" all the time. So one day, I ran away...

Paddle-less

Contributing Writer Rev. Dr. Scott D. Hannon St. John Lutheran Church, Amherst, NY They didn’t teach me this in seminary, was the only thing I could think...

Keep Awake

Contributing Writer Rev. Dr. Scott D. Hannon St. John Lutheran Church, Amherst, NY In scripture, Jesus frequently tells his disciples to, “Be ready.” He does so both in...

Mustard.

Contributing Writer Rev. Dr. Scott D. Hannon St. John Lutheran Church, Amherst, NY “Lord, increase our faith!” the apostles begged of Jesus. Increase our faith. As I read the...

Combination

Contributing Writer Rev. Dr. Scott D. Hannon St. John Lutheran Church, Amherst, NY You see a hungry person, what do you do? You come across a naked hobo...

Complete Joy

Contributing Writer Rev. Dr. Scott D. Hannon St. John Lutheran Church, Amherst, NY Earlier this week, I had one of those days that could not have begun...

Seething & Sunburned

Contributing Writer Rev. Dr. Scott D. Hannon St. John Lutheran Church, Amherst, NY When I arrived at work on Tuesday, I found the grass at church unacceptably long....

Anybody Have A Map?

Contributing Writer Rev. Dr. Scott D. Hannon St. John Lutheran Church, Amherst, NY I have a confession to make and I hope that I can offer it...

Without a Paddle

Contributing Writer Rev. Dr. Scott D. Hannon St. John Lutheran Church, Amherst, NY They didn’t teach me this in seminary, was the only thing I could think...

Faith Matters: Riding the Bench

I was never very good at baseball. In fact, I was terrible. I couldn't hit. I couldn't throw. I made errors fielding balls and...

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