JOY LUTHERAN CHURCH
3174 Jupiter Blvd. SE, Palm Bay,
Joy Lutheran’s Pastor is The Rev. Carsten Judd
Ludder. Pastor Ludder is a graduate of Lenoir Rhyne College in Hickory, NC
and received his Masters in Divinity from the Lutheran Theological Southern
Seminary in Columbia, SC. Prior to entering the ordained ministry, Pastor
Ludder (or Judd) was a Marketing Representative for the IBM Corporation in
Pastor Ludder has previously served congregations in
Hendersonville, NC; Miami, FL; Largo, FL; Tampa, FL; Orlando, FL and St.
Petersburg, FL. In 2013, Pastor Ludder transitioned his pastoral ministry to
serve as interim pastor to congregations in the midst of pastoral change or
those in need of significant transformation.
Pastor Ludder was
appointed to Joy Lutheran by the Bishop of the Florida Synod of the ELCA at
the beginning of 2015, to assist Joy in adapting its witness and
worship to better suit the surrounding community of Palm Bay. We are very
pleased to have Judd at Joy Lutheran and we know you will appreciate his
Sunday messages, sense of humor and practical approach to being a Christian in
today’s world. Join us for worship any Sunday at 10 am.
married to his wife Teresa and he has one daughter, Emily.
He enjoys golf and riding