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SERVICE TIMES

Sundays at 9:30 am  Worship

10:15 am Sunday School for Children,
Youth, Confirmation Class and Adult Bible Study

LOCATION

2602 Reo Drive,
San Diego, CA 92139








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Our History


St Timothy Lutheran Church Brief Historical Data

1947
First Worship service held, March 23, and named First Lutheran Church of National City. A mission of the former American Lutheran Church.

1950
First sanctuary located at 30th and Highland Avenue, in National City.

1955
The congregation voted to relocate, to unite with the Augustana Lutheran Church Mission in Paradise Hills, and to adopt that mission's name, St. Timothy Lutheran Church.

1957
The National City Church and property were sold and services were held temporarily in the Paradise Valley Seventh Day Adventist Church.

1958
St. Timothy's present sanctuary built and dedicated.
1965
Construction of the Education Building.

1970
St. Timothy Lutheran Preschool Begins

1990
Remodeled sanctuary interior and exterior, and added the bell tower.

1997
Celebrated 50 years of ministry.

2004
Installed Stained Glass Windows in Sanctuary.


Pastors who have served St. Timothy Lutheran Church

Pastor Karl S. Oehlschlager
1947 - 1952

Pastor Theodore E. Abelman
1952 - 1957

Pastor M.A.P. Keller
1957 - 1960

Pastor Herbert Lange
1960 - 1966

Pastor Norman Dversdall
1967 - 1980

Pastor Doug Millar
1980 - 1986

Pastor Jan Brosen
1984 - 1986

Pastor Dan Hill
1987 - Present



Pastor

Dan Hill


Pastor Dan Hill has served at St. Timothy Lutheran Church, San Diego, CA since 1987. His first call was to Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Longview, WA. where he served as an Assistant Pastor. Pastor Hill graduated from the University of Washington, Seattle, WA with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. After college he worked with the Procter and Gamble Company, and during this time sensed the Holy Spirit’s call to pastoral ministry.

Pastor Dan received his Master of Divinity degree from Luther Theological Seminary, St. Paul, MN. He earned the Doctor of Ministry degree from The School of Theology at Claremont in Claremont, California.  He has served in a variety of specialized ministries; Hospital Chaplain at Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park, MN; Chaplain and Resident Director on Semester at Sea through the University of Colorado; Family Counselor at the Metropolitan Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN.

A heart for missions has led Pastor Dan and Colleen overseas. He served as the Assistant to the Bishop, in the Lutheran Church in Liberia, Africa. He was a Visiting Instructor at the Batak Lutheran Seminary on the island of Sumatra in Indonesia while Colleen taught English. His love for the Bible and archeology have taken him to Israel several times. He spent a summer on an archeological dig at Caesarea, Israel sponsored by Drew University.

Pastor Dan has been married to Colleen for 32 years and they have two sons Joshua and his wife Audrie and Jordan. His favorite hobbies are family time, playing and coaching basketball, surfing and reading. He is a frequent speaker at summer youth camps, if you are interested in scheduling him contact the church office at 619-475-1575.




Our Staff

Meet our church

Staff members


Dan Hill

Dan Hill

Pastor
Patsy Long

Patsy Long

Secretary
Mary Fjeldseth

Mary Fjeldseth

Organist
Alan Hendrickson

Alan Hendrickson

Visitation Pastor

John Peregrin

John Peregrin

Worship Leader
Jim Earp

Jim Earp

Worship Leader
Josh Hill

Josh Hill

Media Coordinator
Grant Kay

Grant Kay

Worship Leader

Weston Bennet

Weston Bennet

Worship Leader & Choir
Audrie Hill

Audrie Hill

Worship Leader
Victor Simon

Victor Simon

Men's Ministry Coordinator
Gloria Hendrickson

Gloria Hendrickson

Women's Ministry Coordinator

Najetta Gingles

Najetta Gingles

Head Start Director - 619-434-3709 - ESC Reo Head Start


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