Pastor Doug Knutson-Keller was born in Othello, WA and baptized into Pilgrim Lutheran Church in 1962. He grew up in Olympia and was confirmed as a member of the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd. Doug earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from Pacific Lutheran University and worked for several years in the Pierce County Juvenile Court System. Attending Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary in Berkeley, CA, Doug met and married his wife Molly. They both graduated with Master of Divinity Degree’s in 1996 and served calls in San Diego, CA. Pastor Doug accepted the call to Gloria Dei Lutheran Church and moved with his family to Olympia in May of 2009. Pastor Doug feels welcomed and at home at Gloria Dei and knows you will feel the same.