Rev. Michael Heckmann

Rev. Michael Heckmann was born and raised in Kramer, Nebraska. He moved to The Grove, Texas when his father accepted a call to St. Paul Lutheran Church. He graduated from Gatesville High School in 2006. Pastor Heckmann then entered Concordia University Texas, planning on pursing a degree in architecture. Following involvement in the Christian community and its worship life, the Lord led him to change his major to liberal arts with an emphasis in Pre-Seminary studies. He graduated with honors in 2010, and then enrolled at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri, where he was awarded a Master of Divinity on May 23, 2014.

For his vicarage Pastor Heckmann was placed at Redeemer Lutheran Church of Bartlesville, Oklahoma. During this year he gained experience in leading the youth group, Christian education programming, preaching, leading Bible study, sick and homebound visitation, and the other aspects of congregation life.

It was also during his vicarage that Michael met Rebecca Kahre. She graduated May 9, 2014 from Tulsa Community College in Tulsa, Oklahoma. They were married by the Rev. John Heckmann at her home congregation in Oklahoma on June 14, 2014. On July 6, 2014, Pastor Heckmann was ordained into the holy ministry of the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod and is the fifth generation of his family to serve in the office of holy ministry.

They also now have a daughter AnnaBella, born in 2015 who loves everything pink and Minnie Mouse. In his spare time, special interests of Pastor Heckmann include: spending time with his family, reading, and outdoor activities




St. Paul Lutheran Church

901 Oakland
Plainview, TX 79072

Pastor: Michael Heckman



Email: Pastor Heckmann