Request a Speaker

LWR staff and volunteers are available to speak at your congregation or event on topics related to our work, in ways that will inspire, motivate and educate your audience. Workshops, keynote addresses, adult forums, youth events and preaching are all possibilities. Availability of speakers is limited due to schedules and other duties so please make your request as far in advance as possible.

For Your Congregation

Fill out a congregational request form

For Your

Fill out an event speaker request form

Or call 800.597.5972 to request a speaker.

Please be prepared to share the following information:

  • Event description
  • Venue and location
  • Date and time
  • Type of presentation and time allotted
  • Preferred subject matter
  • Audience type and expected attendance
  • Opportunities for a special offering or other fundraising effort for LWR in conjunction with the event
  • Opportunities to also have an LWR display at the event
  • Contact person and contact information
  • Honorarium and travel provisions
  • Other information or special requests

Please note that LWR is not able to accept all speaking invitations but will do our best to accommodate your request.

Possible Staff Speakers

John Nunes

Rev. Dr. John A. Nunes

President & CEO

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Daniel Lee

Daniel Lee

Vice-President for External Relations

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Michael Meenan

Michael Meenan

Vice-President for Finance & Administration

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John Diefenthaler

Rev. Dr. Jon Diefenthaler

Church Relation Manager

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David Fuerst

David Fuerst

Director of Philanthropic Engagement

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Emily Sollie

Emily Sollie

Director of Creative Services & Media Relations

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Shelly Talcott

Shelly Talcott

Director of Constituent Engagement

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Christie Getman

Christie Getman

Director of Monitoring & Evaluation

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Gretchen King

Gretchen King

Director of the Lutheran Malaria Initiative

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Sara Jane Baublitz

Sara Jane Baublitz

President's Office Relationship Manager

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Chandler Carriker

Chandler Carriker

Congregational Resources Specialist

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Melanie Gibbons

Melanie Gibbons

Quilt & Kit Ministry Manager

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Cheryl Philip

Cheryl Philip

Philanthropic Associate

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Dan Ruth

Rev. Dan Ruth

Interactive Marketing Manager

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Becca Tumm

Becca Tumm

Philantropic Associate - Congregations

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Krista Zimmerman

Krista Zimmerman

Senior Policy Advisor

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Jeff Whisenant

Jeff Whisenant

Executive Vice President

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