Deacon Ben Remmert

Remmert, BenDeacon Ben Remmert
Director of Youth and Family Ministry
benremmert@ctkelc.org

Deacon Ben Remmert was called to serve as the Director of Youth and Family Ministry for Christ the King in July 2014. He previously served seven years as Director of Youth and Family Ministry at our sister congregations, Peace Lutheran Church in Pasadena, TX and St. Matthew Lutheran in Dubuque, IA. Before Youth and Family ministry, Deacon Ben served 12 summers of leading Camp Hope Day Camp Ministry.

Ben grew up at Kinsmen Lutheran Church in north Houston. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Development and Family Studies with a minor in counseling from the University of North Texas in Denton. He earned his Master of Arts in Youth, Culture, and Mission from Wartburg Theological Seminary in Dubuque, Iowa. He is ordained by the ELCA as a Minister of Word and Service. Deacon Ben serves on a number of committees such as Camp Hope Ministry curriculum writing team, Texas Louisiana Gulf Coast Synod (TLGCS) SYMBOL representative, TLGCS Candidacy Committee, and TLGCS Consultation Committee,

Ben loves riding his one wheel around the neighborhood, playing volleyball, board games, fishing, and spending his time with his wife Lindsay and children Asher and Mara. He’s also an avid comic book collector and reader, a fascination he’s enjoyed for over 30 years, favorite comic book series is X-Men.