A Congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

Staff

Rev. Meagan Sherman-Sporrong

Meagan was born and raised in Chicago. She grew up in Albany Park and currently lives in Portage Park with her husband and three children. Meagan was ordained in 2009 and called to Acacia Park Lutheran Church in 2017. She has served congregations in both urban and suburban areas in a variety of cultural settings.

Meagan attended Northern Illinois University and received a BA in Journalism and History. She then attended the Lutheran School of Theology and received an MDiv with an Urban Ministry emphasis and North Park University where she received an MA in Counseling Psychology.

Meagan also works part time as a therapist at The Place for Children with Autism.

Prior to attending seminary, Meagan and her husband, Isaac, served as missionaries in Hungary where they worked with the Roma community and taught English in a small village. Meagan loves to travel and has a goal to have her children visit all 50 states before her oldest leaves for college.

Support Staff

From left: Mike Miskawitz, Building Maintenance; Katherine Kishka, Organist and Choir Director; Dawn Olson Parent, Administrative Assistant