Galilee bids farewell to pastor



The end of 2013 brought with it the end of a 14-year tenure for Pastor David Buchenroth at Galilee Lutheran Church in Russells Point.

Born and raised in Bellefontaine, Pastor Buchenroth graduated from Bellefontaine High School in 1971 and Wittenberg University in 1975, with a bachelor’s degree in music education. He taught one year in the Indian Lake School system, then attended and graduated from Gettysburg Lutheran Seminary in 1980.

Prior to Galilee, Pastor Buchenroth served congregations at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Des Moines, Iowa; St. Luke Lutheran Church in Silver Spring, Md.; Our Savior Lutheran Church in Temple Hills, Md.; and Trinity Lutheran Church in Hagerstown, Md.

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