Pastor Jeff Borgwardt has served at First Lutheran since November 2009. He is responsible for the spiritual leadership of the congregation and oversight of the church staff. His areas of passion are preaching, adult discipleship, and community service.
Prior to his arrival in Longview, Pastor Jeff served congregations in Illinois and Iowa. He is a graduate of Northern Illinois University and the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago. In his free time, he enjoys cooking and hosting parties. His favorite hymn is Beautiful Savior.