Pastor Scott Ickert
Pastor Ickert has been the Senior Pastor of Resurrection since 1995. He previously served parishes in Richmond and Leesburg. Early in his career, he was a full time graduate student at The Catholic University of America, earning a Ph.D. in Church History in 1985. In 1990 he was called by the Lutheran World Federation to a research/teaching post at Mansfield College in Oxford, (and to part time teaching at Ripon College Cuddesdon), leaving that position to accept the call to Resurrection five years later.
He has been active in ecumenical and inter-religious work for most of his ministry, having served a term on the USA Lutheran-Roman Catholic Dialog (Round #10), was appointed by the ELCA Church Council to serve as observer/participant for two consecutive rounds of the USA Catholic-Reformed Dialog, was appointed to serve a term on the Theological Commission of the Reformed Church in America, is a founding member of the local Lutheran Episcopal Coordinating Committee, a member of a local Lutheran-Catholic Dialog, and is Lutheran convener of a local Lutheran-Jewish Dialog.
Pastor Ickert also serves on the Board of Directors of The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg, was a former member of the Board of Directors of the National Lutheran Home, and currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Washington Theological Consortium.