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​​​​St. Paul's Lutheran Church

Durham, North Carolina

1200 West Cornwallis Road
Durham, NC 27705-5731

Amanda Stoen, Preschool Director

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Susan Esposito, Parish Administrator

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Rev. Scott Anderson, Pastor


Pastor Anderson was called to St. Paul's Lutheran Church in August of 2012.  He attended Wagner College and received his MDIV from Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary.  Pastor Anderson is a second career pastor.  His previous employment was primarily in sales and marketing.  He was Executive Director of Habitat for Humanity of Wake County NC in the 1990s.   During his time at Habitat Pastor Anderson also received a Certificate in Nonprofit Management through Duke University.  He then taught in the Nonprofit Program for 11 years.   Pastor Anderson is married; he and his wife Kathy have one daughter, Rev. Marsha Anderson. Pastor Anderson loves to read, play golf and shop for antiques with his wife.

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Ted Turner, Minister of Music

Ted joined St. Paul's in March of 2022 and holds a doctorate in organ performance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where his principal teacher was Dr. Dana Robinson. Before moving to Durham, Ted served as organist at First Presbyterian Church of Urbana, IL and as a piano instructor at Champaign School of Music.

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Alan Rigsbee, Bookkeeper

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Rev. Amanda Highben

Associate Pastor, Duke Lutherans

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Gina Schaefer, Vicar

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