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Rev. Robert Casey Krestick, B.A., MDiv
Rev. Krestick was born in Windsor, Ontario on July 6, 1946, oldest of the six children of Walter and Ann Krestick (nee Fabok) baptized, confirmed, and ordained at First Lutheran Church in Windsor B.A.: Michigan Lutheran College, Detroit MDiv: Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary, St. Catharines
Pastoral Ministry:  vicarage internships:       Peace Lutheran Church, Spruce Grove       St. John’s Lutheran Church, Beach Corner Alberta.  June 23, 1974: ordination into the Holy Ministry June 30, 1974: installation as pastor at Trinity, Gowanstown and St. John’s, Mount Forest August 1978-1990 : Pastor of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church,      Port Colborne, Ontario August 1990-2000: Chaplain and Volunteer Co-ordinator, Lutherwood/CODA, including: Co-ordinator of the Lutherwood Family Life Institute Chaplain at Luther Village on the Park October 2000-present: Pastor of Redeemer Lutheran Church
Past Service on Boards  East District of LCC: Director of Student Aid Mission Department Member Interim Director of the Task Force on Restructuring Secretary District Lutheran Layman’s League: Second Vice President First Board of Managers of Lutheran Church-Canada Workers Benefit Plans: Pastoral adviser K-W Lutheran School Society: Chairman Lutheran Church-Canada: Vice President from 2002-2011
Current Service on Boards Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary, St. Catharines: Chairman of Board of Regents Lutherwood, Waterloo:  Board of Governors
Family: married to Mary Elizabeth McCallum on November 26, 1971 Robert and Elizabeth have been blessed with three children: Lisa Marie, born in Stony Plain,Alberta married to Andrew Jackson; two sons:  Benjamin Daniel and Jacob Robert Andrew Michael, born in Listowel, Ontario, married to Jennifer; twin children: Thomas Casey and Isla Sophie. Lydia, born in Welland Ontario; married to Dr. Stephen Fischer About Elizabeth: - Registered Nurse - Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Niagara University, New York - Master of Science in Nursing from The University of    Western Ontario, London. - Senior Manager, Quality & Performance, Planning and Performance Management, Waterloo Wellington Community Care Access Centre
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Redeemer Lutheran Church

78 John St. West (at Severn),  Waterloo, Ontario, Canada  N2L 1B8      Tel: (519) 745-5027