Rocky Mountain District

Lutheran Church Missouri Synod
Know the Truth: Understand the Culture: Live the Faith

District President, Rev. Roger Schlechte


As the District President, Pastor Schlechte leads the Rocky Mountain District’s vision of Mercy, Witness, and Life Together.  He also works to maintain unity in doctrine while providing ecclesiastical supervision of congregations and rostered workers.  He supports congregations in the call process and provides leadership and direction for the District staff.  Email President Schlechte at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 


Congregational Services, Rev. Paul Albers

Paul Albers

Pastor Albers' ministry emphasis is Lutheran Schools. In support of our schools he conducts Board of Education workshops, staff training events, support and development for workers through Beginning Teacher Workshops, Administrator and Spouse Retreats, and Nurturing the Faith gatherings. Through the work of a pool of incredible church worker volunteers, Paul’s Youth Committee creates and sponsors Youth Gatherings to strengthen our youth and their friends.  Email Pastor Albers at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..




Administrative Assistant, Monique HjalmquistRMDistrict Monique 300x200

Monique is the Administrative Assistant for the District President and Congregational Services. She assists the District President with the church worker roster and the calling process for church workers. Additionally, she coordinates projects, organizes local or national meetings and conferences for district schools and congregations in addition to assisting with general district operations. Email Monique at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 


District Missionaries

Rev. Juan HormacheaRev. Juan Hormachea

Rev. Juan Hormachea serves as the facilitator of Hispanic Ministry for the Rocky Mountain District. Juan is pastor at Corder de Dios Lutheran Church, Denver, Colorado. He graduated from Concordia Lutheran Seminary in St. Catherine, Ontario, Canada in 1987. His first Call to serve was in Buffalo, New York at La Santa Cruz Lutheran Church and served as Missionary-at-large in the Eastern District to develop the Hispanic Ministry. His next Call in 1997 was as Associate Pastor at Trinity Lutheran in Lexington, Nebraska to begin a Hispanic Mission. In 2000, he was Called by the Rocky Mountain District. Juan was born in Chile, South America and has resided in the United States since 1978.  

22 Dec
District Office is Closed
12.22.2018 - 01.01.2019
27 Jan

National Lutheran Schools Week

January 27- Feb 2, 2019


Theme: "Real. Present. God."       

Based on Psalm 46, “Our God Is Real and Present Here

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