ELCA Missionary – The Rev. Dr. Elisabeth Johnson


Waverly Lutheran Church is honored to support the work of ELCA Missionary the Rev. Dr. Elisabeth Johnson, in the country Cameroon.

Elisabeth serves as a seminary professor at the Lutheran Institute of Theology in Meiganga, teaching students preparing for service as pastors and leaders in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Cameroon and other countries in western Africa. She also assists in providing continuing education opportunities within the church in Cameroon and in creating networks and connections between the Theological Institute and other global theological institutions.

Elisabeth’s blog can be read at: camerooniangrace.wordpress.com.

Elisabeth’s birthday: September 27th
Elisabeth’s ordination: September 30th

Companion Synod
3C South Dakota Synod

Home-Base States
Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois

BA in Classical Studies, Religion, from Luther College, Decorah, Iowa
Mdiv from Luther Seminary, St. Paul, Minnesota
PhD in Biblical Studies – New Testament from Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, New Jersey

Reading, travel

Additional information:
Elisabeth has:
+ served as adjunct faculty for Luther Seminary in 2003-2004 and 2007-2008, teaching courses on the Gospels and the Pauline Tradition.
+ written Biblical commentary for Luther Seminary’s website for preachers, WorkingPreacher.org.
+ written Bible studies for the Augsburg Adult Bible Study Series, including “Covenant Communities” (Fall 2009) and “A Living Faith” (Fall 2012).