Our Pastors

“It was Christ who gave some to be…pastors…” Ephesians 4:11

Pastor Nathan Berg

nberg@eastsidelutheran.org
608-244-3045 ext. 12

Pastor Berg was born May 23, 1978 in Garden Grove, California. He attended King of Kings Lutheran Grade School in Garden Grove until the spring of 1988. His family then relocated to Fond du Lac, Wisconsin where he finished out his grade school years at Faith Lutheran School. Pastor attended Winnebago Lutheran Academy and graduated in 1996. He attended Martin Luther College in New Ulm, MN, receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2000. He then enrolled in Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary in Mequon, WI. Part of his seminary instruction included a one year vicar call to Bay Pines Lutheran Church in Seminole, FL, under the supervision of Pastor David Priebe. He received his Master of Divinity degree from Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary in 2004 and was assigned to Peace and St. Paul Lutheran Churches in Cataract, WI. In 2006, Peace and St. Paul merged to form Faith Lutheran Church. In 2007, Faith began worship services in Black River Falls, WI as a mission outreach while maintaining services in Cataract. In 2011, Faith was blessed to build a new worship facility in Black River Falls and maintains a dual-site ministry to this day.

Pastor Berg was married to Jennifer Petermann of Saukville, WI on July 7, 2001. They have four children: Emma (15) Chloe (12) Aidan (11) and Benjamin (8).

Outside of ministry, Pastor Berg enjoys spending time with his family. He is an avid Wisconsin (Packers, Brewers, Badgers) sports fan. He enjoys playing just about any sport and has actively coached his children’s teams and officiated Football, Basketball, and Baseball on the varsity level.

Pastor Schlicht

pschlicht@eastsidelutheran.org
608-244-3045 ext. 13

Pastor Schlicht is a third-generation pastor born on Dec. 21, 1990 in Morris, Minnesota. At the age of ten his family moved to Black Creek, WI. He attended High School at Luther Preparatory School and graduated in 2009. He then attended Martin Luther College in New Ulm, MN, receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2013. Finally, he enrolled at Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary in Mequon, WI. Part of his seminary instruction included a one-year vicar call to Christ Our Savior, MI, under the supervision of Pastor Timothy Gauger. He received his Master of Divinity degree from Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary in 2017 and was assigned right here at Eastside Lutheran.

Pastor Schlicht is married to his wife Rachel and they have a new son named Solomon.

While he isn’t at church, Pastor Schlicht most enjoys being with his family and hanging out with friends. Other hobbies include playing guitar and banjo, reading, and playing chess or games of any kind.