Mount Calvary Lutheran Church - Missouri-Synod was established in 1940. The church was served by the founding pastor the Rev. Theodore C. Schoessow from 1940 until 1962. The Rev. Floyd Duesing served from 1964 until 1967 and the Rev. Curtis Stephan served from 1967 to 1970. Rev. R. John Perling served as pastor from May of 1972 until the Lord called him home to heaven in March of 2016. Rev. Edward Killian has served Mount Calvary since August of 2016.
PASTOR EDWARD KILLIAN was born in Northridge, CA in 1968, and grew up in Anaheim, CA. He is a graduate of Concordia University, Irvine, CA (1999), and Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, IN (2006). He served as vicar to Grace Lutheran Church in LeMars, IA, from 2005-2006.
On July 16, 2006, he was ordained and installed at Faith Lutheran Church, Waterloo, IA, where he served for 10 years. On August 14, 2016, he was installed as the Sole Pastor at Mount Calvary.
Pastor Killian is married to wife Jill. Together they share seven children, five grandchildren, two pit bulls, an obnoxious cat, and a lot of true life stories that most folks wouldn't believe. They make their home in Century City.
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