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Pastor Matt Douglas

Senior Pastor


Pastor Matt loves to reach out to all people and share with them the good news of Jesus Christ. He finds great joy in talking to people, especially when he gets to preach and teach to his family here at our Shepherd! Pastor Matt has a wife, Tracie Douglas, and four children, Isaac, Levi, Eden, and Lydia. In his free time, he loves to spend time with his family, take walks, watch movies, and eat good food. Pastor Matt graduated from Concordia Chicago in 2008 with his BA in Elementary Education. After teaching for a time at Trinity Lutheran School in Grand Island, NE, he accepted his calling from God to pursue the Pastoral Office and so left Nebraska in 2012, traveling to Concordia Seminary in St. Louis. On July 9, 2016, Pastor Matt was Ordained at Our Shepherd Lutheran Church and School and serves his family here with great joy!

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Kim Meyerholtz


Office: 317.271.9103

Kim is a graduate of Purdue University with a BS degree in Restaurant, Hotel, and Institutional Management. For over 18 years she worked in the hotel business for White Lodging where she held a variety of positions throughout her career. She and her husband, Mark, have been members of Our Shepherd Lutheran Church since 2002, and they have two children. Kyle is an engineer and lives in Louisville, KY, and Alexandria is attending Our Shepherd. Kim enjoys traveling, baking, and camping.

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Kyle Borcherding

Worship Pastor


Pastor Kyle Borcherding enjoys seeing how music and theology intersect and complement one another, particularly in worship. He leads the contemporary band, the brass ensemble, and helps plan worship services. Kyle is a graduate of Concordia University in Irvine, California, where he studied Theology, Worship Arts and Biblical Languages. He was Ordained as Worship Pastor in January 2021. 

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Heather Abernathy

Church Relations Director

Office: 317.271.9103

Heather Abernathy is our full-time Church Relations Director.   

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Mark Borcherding

DCE Consultant


Mark Borcherding is our contracted Discipleship Consultant. He is examining and evaluating all discipleship programs and developing a plan to bring them together into one discipleship process. A Center for Congregations grant has helped make his position possible. He and his wife Gwyn are new members at Our Shepherd and have just placed their roots in Avon.