Rev. Chris Michaelis


The Reverend Chris Michaelis was called as Pastor of New Hope Lutheran Church in September 2016. He is originally from Arlington, Texas and received his Master of Divinity from the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago in May 2016. He also has a degree in International Business from Texas Tech University.


Pastor Chris has particular interests in worship and liturgical practice, and how our worship forms our faith. He is also passionate about the intersection of the life of faith and civic engagement, and is interested in the role and voice the church has in public discourse.


Pastor Chris and his wife, Tiffany, enjoy cooking, traveling, spending time with friends and family, and brunch. Pastor Chris also enjoys playing any percussion instrument and brewing beer.


Pastor Chris posts his sermons and blogs regularly at The Narrow Way, and can also be found on Facebook and Twitter.