Andrew Nelson, Director of Family Life


Andrew Nelson was born in Joplin, MO and has lived in the Midwest his entire life. As a product of Lutheran education, he graduated from Concordia University (NE) in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and received his synodical certification (Director of Christian Education) in 2009.

He served as DCE at Messiah Lutheran Church (Sterling, IL) from 2009-2012 before joining the staff at Chapel of the Cross in August of 2012. His ministry includes working primarily with youth ministry, children’s ministry, and intergenerational education.

God has blessed Andrew with a loving wife (Laura) and two beautiful children, Adley (2015) and Noelle (2016).

Email: Andrew