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Date: October 15, 2017
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Barry Akers

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Pastor Barry Akers is a native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He joined the staff of Our Redeemer in December of 1999 after serving two different congregations in Missouri. Pastor Barry is a 1987 graduate of Concordia University Wisconsin and a 1991 graduate of Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri.

A veteran of youth ministry, Pastor Barry serves as Our Redeemer's Associate Pastor.  Among his duties include working with the Boards of Deacons, Parish Life and Christian Outreach, and coordinating ministries to the families of Our Redeemer.  In addition, he also serves as the pastoral advisor for the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod's Servant Event Committee.

Pastor is dad to Hannah and her husband Jonathan, Ben and his wife Amber, and Caleb.  He cherishs his grandchildren Matthew, Elizabeth, and Lydia.  In addition to spending time with his family and friends, he enjoys reading, singing, walking his dog, and coaching soccer at Taylor High School.

"I feel extremely blessed," said Pastor Barry, "to serve our great God at such a caring and loving church like Our Redeemer and in a wonderful community like Kokomo."