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Rachel and Anders TuneMatevia Endowed University Pastors

Pastor Rachel Sandum Tune and Pastor Andy Tune have served as Wittenberg's University Pastors since 1999. Pastor Rachel grew up in Staten Island, NY, and Jackson, MN. She received her B.A. in Biology from St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN, and her M.Div. from Luther Seminary in St. Paul MN. Pastor Andy grew up in northern California, received a B.A. in English from University of California-Riverside, his M.Div. and M.Th. from Luther Seminary in St. Paul, and his Ph.D. from Catholic University of America in Washington, DC, in historical theology. The pastors met and married while at Luther Seminary, and have served in urban, rural, and suburban churches in Minnesota and Metropolitan DC, sometimes in shared calls and sometimes independently. In addition, Pastor Andy spent a year in a Singapore congregation for his internship. They have a daughter and a son who have both graduated from college.

Both pastors lead Sunday worship and weekday chapel, provide pastoral care and spiritual guidance to students and others in the campus community, and are a resource for a wide spectrum of campus constituencies. In addition, Pastor Rachel advises Common Ground and Weaver Chapel Association, has taken service trips to Washington, DC and El Salvador, and works with various interfaith initiatives. Pastor Andy advises Lutheran Student Movement, facilitates the Pre-Theology Discussion group as well as faith and learning conversations, including the Sauer Symposium. Through the years, he has taught a WittSem course, "The Cosmos as seen by Science and Faith," and occasionally other courses such as "Luther and Lutheranism" and "World Christianity."

To visit with the pastors, feel free to drop by their Weaver Chapel offices. Since they share the one position, it helps to set up an appointment in advance.

Contact Information:

Rachel Tune
Matevia Endowed University Pastor
rtune@wittenberg.edu
(937) 327-7411

Andy Tune
Matevia Endowed University Pastor
atune@wittenberg.edu
(937) 327-7411

Theresa CoxTheresa Cox
Pastor's Office Administrative Assistant
coxt2@wittenberg.edu
(937) 327-7411

Daniel Jacob
Deacon/Chapel Ministry Associate
jacobd@wittenberg.edu
(937) 327-7411

 

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