Rev. Olaf Baumann

Re. Olaf Baumann
Rev. Olaf Baumann, Pastor Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, ELCA.

Rev. Olaf Baumann, MDiv, MFA

Pastor at
in Port Angeles WA,
a congregation of the
Southwestern Washington synod
of the ELCA.

Where do you come from?

I was born in Bochum, Germany.

Where did you go to school?

I studied Drama at the University “Mozarteum” in Salzburg, Austria (MFA),
New Media & Digital Film Production at Pixelapostle College in Berlin,  Germany
Writing at University of California “UCLA” in Los Angeles CA
Lutheran Theology (M.Div) at  Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary “PLTS” in Berkeley CA

What did you do before you became a pastor?

I worked as a actor for various theater companies; I wrote for theater and TV, directed TV and was a sound engineer and a web designer.

What about your family?

I am married to Rev. Kristin Luana Baumann, who is also my partner in ministry. We have one daughter, Anna, and one Portuguese Waterdog, Shadow.

What do you do when you’re not at church?

Is there ever such a time?