Pastor Barry Akers

Pastor Barry Akers is a native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He joined the staff of Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer in December of 1999 after serving two different congregations in Missouri (Hermann & Kansas City). 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. In addition to the traditional duties of a pastor, Pastor Barry leads a divorce recovery group called DivorceCare. He also serves as the pastoral advisor for the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod’s Servant Event Committee.

Pastor is a divorced father of three, two of which are married and have made him Papa to three precious grandchildren. In addition to spending time with his family, he enjoys reading, singing, and coaching Taylor High School’s varsity girls’ soccer team.

"I feel blessed," said Pastor Barry, "to serve our great God at a wonderful community like Redeemer."

  March 2021