Our Staff

Pastor Jim Wright

Rev. Dr. James Wright was installed as Pastor of Immanuel Lutheran Church on July 18, 2009. He previously served Zion-St. John Lutheran Church, Wisner, Nebraska; Pacific Hills Lutheran in Omaha, Nebraska, and St. John Lutheran Church, Champaign, Illinois. He is originally from Michigan.

Pastor Wright holds Associate and Bachelors degrees from Concordia University, Ann Arbor, Michigan; Masters of Divinity from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis; and Doctor of Ministry from Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Indiana. He is also a chaplain for the Altamont Fire Protection District.

Pastor is married to Lisa and has one adult child.

Andrea Dahnke

Director of Youth and Family

Andy was born and raised in Altamont. She was baptized and confirmed at Immanuel. She is a graduate of Texas A & M University where she earned a Bachelors of Science in Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences. She is married to Addam and lives in Altamont.