Associate for Outreach and Pastoral Care
LaVinnia Pierson has a Master of Arts in Biblical Studies and Theology from Fuller Seminary (2002) and a Master of Divinity degree from Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary (2007). She has served as an intentional interim pastor at four congregations in our synod. Some of LaVinnia’s gifts are in areas of hospitality, pastoral care, and teaching. LaVinnia brings energy and passion to her ministry and loves working with all ages.
She grew up in rural South Dakota, and graduated from the University of Minnesota. LaVinnia and her husband are long time members of Bethel Lutheran Church in Cupertino. They have 3 daughters, 2 son-in-laws, and an adorable granddaughter.
Some of her hobbies include Norwegian folk dancing and gardening.