Director of Field Education
B.A., Concordia Senior College, Ft. Wayne
M.Div., Concordia Seminary, St. Louis
S.T.M., Christ Seminary, Seminex
D.Min., Christ Seminary, Seminex
Areas of Expertise
Working Through Conflicts in the Congregation
Polarity Management and Conflict Resolution
Strengthening Ministry Teams (staff and/or congregational leaders)
Using Myers-Briggs for teams or councils
Church Meetings that Matter
Terry Baeder is a pastor in the ELCA, with advanced degrees in pastoral counseling. He has served as a parish pastor in a variety of congregational settings.
He has also served as a hospital chaplain and a chaplain in the federal bureau of prisons, as a pastoral counselor for Lutheran Social Services of Illinois, as the director of a regional social service office (LSSI), the Executive Director of Pastoral Care (LSSI), and Interim Vice-President of Program Services (LSSI). He has extensive training in multiple staff team development, conflict resolution and crisis management.