Pastor Hartmann


Pastor Hartmann was born in Norfolk, Virginia and grew up in the south suburbs of Dayton, Ohio, the oldest of 3 boys.
His parents were both graduates of Capital University in Columbus, Ohio, where he received a BA in Education.  He then attended Trinity Lutheran Seminary where he received a Master of Divinity, and later the University of St. Thomas in Houston where he received a MA.  He has served congregations as a student in Ohio and Florida. and was an intern (vicar) at Zion in 1981-82.  Since his ordination in 1983, he has served congregations in Alabama, Texas, Ohio, Florida and Arizona.  He also worked as an Executive Consultant for Resource Services, Inc., a stewardship consulting company based in Dallas, Texas.
Rick married Pam at Zion in 2003.  Together, they have 6 children and 11 grandchildren.  He enjoys golf, sports on TV, good food, his family and friends.
"Everyone is welcome at Zion!  It's a great place to worship and then go out into the world and be the church; come join us!"


Zion Lutheran Church - 426 West Main (office and mailing address is 415 West Austin Street), Fredericksburg, TX 78624 - 830.997.2195