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Pastor Neal Behm

Pastor Neal Behm | Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church | Merrill, WI | WELS
Neal was born and raised in Beaver Dam, WI. He attended grade school at St. Stephen's Evangelical Lutheran Church & School in Beaver Dam and was confirmed in 2002.

He graduated from Luther Preparatory School in Watertown, WI, in 2006, from Martin Luther College in New Ulm, MN, in 2010, and from Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary in Mequon, WI in 2014. He served his vicar year at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Columbus, Ohio.

Neal entered the public ministry on July 20, 2014, at English Lutheran Church in Viroqua, WI, where he served God's people until May of 2019 when he accepted the call to Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church in Merrill, WI.

His interests include football, baseball, playing cards (especially euchre and sheepshead), playing the guitar, and hanging out with family and friends. Pastor Behm can be reached at the church at 715-536-3313 or via email at pastorbehm@hotmail.com.

Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church - Merrill, WI - WELS

Reverend Ralph Jones   1981
Reverend Carl Siegler Vacancy Pastor 1982
Reverend Adam Horneber   1982-1989
Reverend Jeff Limpert Vacancy Pastor 1989
Reverend Joel Lillo   1989-1995
Reverend Burton Stensburg Vacancy Pastor 1995
Reverend James Weiland   1996 - 2018
Reverend Andy DeGier Vacancy Pastor 2018 - 2019
Reverend Neal Behm   2019 - Present
Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church - Merrill, WI - WELS