Immanuel Lutheran Church
Baltimore, MD   |   Worship every Sunday at 10am

Vicar Robert "Bob" Etheridge

Vicar (pastoral intern), Immanuel Lutheran Church

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Greetings! I am Vicar Bob.


I am from Avon, Indiana.  Avon is a unique town, because as a small child the town did not exist.  It was just farmland. As I grew up I saw Avon transform from a farmland into a booming suburb of Indianapolis. It was nominated for one of the best towns to live in for the entire country. 

Growing up I attended Lutheran day schools my entire life for my education.  I attended Our Shepherd Lutheran School on the west side of Indianapolis from pre-school to 8th grade.  I went to the Lutheran High School in Indianapolis for high school.  In high school I ran cross-country and track and field winning all-academic honors and Christian leadership awards.  I continued to run into college where I studied Pre-Seminary studies and Christian Outreach at both Concordia Chicago and Concordia St. Paul.


Through my parents teaching me about God, God instilled the pastoral call in me from a young age. There were ups and downs on my journey in which I did not feel God calling me to be a pastor of where God, but God led me to enroll at Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne Indiana to begin training to be a Pastor.


As a Pastor I hope to work in an urban community either doing church planting, parish ministry, or being a national missionary.  Recently I served as a Summer Vicar at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church Columbus, Ohio where I developed a campus ministry at The Ohio State University.


For fun I enjoy working out, ballroom dancing, watching sports especially Indiana basketball pro and college, and watching Netflix shows.


As a Vicar I am excited to learn the ins and outs of parish ministry. I am excited to grow and mature in my pastoral formation. I hope to be a blessing to Immanuel Lutheran Church and the Baltimore community.