Pastor Lucas' Bio
Pastor Lucas Andre Albrecht was born in 1975 in Naviraí, MS, Brazil to Rev Curt Albrecht and Ligia Madalena Albrecht, the 4th of 9 siblings. He married Djenane Hans on Jan, 1997. They have one son, Charles, born on November 10, 2016, and one daughter, Rachel Sophie, born on May 12th, 2019. Pastor Albrecht is from a family of many pastors including, among others, his father, two brothers and his grand and great-grand father on his mother's side.
He graduated from Concordia Seminary, Sao Leopoldo in 1998. He earned his Journalism Bachelors degree in 2011 from The Lutheran University of Brazil (ULBRA), a Specialist degree in Human Resources (ULBRA) in 2014 and a Bachelor of Theology (ULBRA) in 2015. Acquired his Masters from Concordia Seminary, Sao Leopoldo in 2015 under the subject: "Preaching for everybody and for nobody: History and production of Toque de Vida TV Program".
Ordained in 1999 in Curitiba, Brazil, he served Peace Lutheran Church, in Campo Bom, RS, Brazil from 1999-2004. He was called to ULBRA in 2004, where he served in different positions: Campus Chaplain and St. Paul's Lutheran Church - Campus Church planting Canoas, RS, from 2004-2007. ULBRA Campus Pastor, Canoas(2008-2011). ULBRA's Head Chaplain - Canoas and nationwide (2012-2015). ULBRA Campus Pastor and Professor, 2016. On november, 2016, he was called to be Associate Pastor at Mount Olive, being installed on Feb, 2017.
Pastor Albrecht plays a number of musical instruments and has composed a number of songs and hymns. He is fluent in Portuguese and English, speaks some Spanish and German. As a journalist, he acumulated experience on communicating the Gospel through different media platforms. Pastor Albrecht enjoys time with family, reading, connecting with people, playing sports, specially soccer. And, whenever the opportunity is at hand, he would be hands on to cook a meal for family and friends.
Pastor, Mount Olive Lutheran Church,
Regina Saskatchewan Canada.