Pastor Ben Golisch
was born in West Allis, Wisconsin, but spent most of his formative years living in Michigan. Pastor Golisch graduated high school in 1988 from Michigan Lutheran Seminary in Saginaw, Michigan. He received his Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree in 1992 from Northwestern College in Watertown, Wisconsin. He received his Masters of Divinity degree in 1996 from Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary in Mequon, Wisconsin.
From 1996-2003, Pastor Golisch served Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Martinez, Georgia. From June of 2003 until he arrives at St. Paul, he serves King of Kings in Maitland, FL. He has also served congregations in Irmo, South Carolina; Savannah, Georgia; Litchfield, Minnesota; Petoskey, Michigan; Novi, Michigan; and Nashua, New Hampshire in various ways for various lengths of time.
Although Pastor Golisch grew up in the greater Detroit area, he is comfortable in the big city or
out in the wide-open country, up north or down south, on land or on the water. His interests include all sorts of sports, jigsaw puzzles, and being a father to his three sons and a husband
to his wife. They’ve been married since 1994.