Michael Middaugh

Michael Middaugh currently serves as Lead Pastor at Calvary Lutheran Church in Silver Spring, MD. He comes to the Washington DC area after stops in St. Louis, Chicago, and most recently Minneapolis where he served a small Lutheran church in the city. Michael attended Concordia Seminary in St. Louis which is a seminary of the Lutheran Church Missouri-Synod, after receiving a BA in psychology from Baylor University. Michael is passionate about urban ministry and the need for healthy, thriving Christian community that can support and care for the broader needs of those living in the city. Michael is originally from Little Rock, Ark, is married to a wonderful gal from Texas, and is father to two young children, Scarlett and Jude. In his downtime you can find Michael visiting local wineries or rooting for the Baylor Bears.

TETELESTAI (it is finished)

Has my life pleased God? Have I been good enough? Could I really be forgiven? “Tetelestai.” There is nothing left to do.

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Even the Stones

It is hard to imagine anything more earthly or temporal than stones. Yet, scripture tells us, that if ever we should forget our God and all he’s done, even the stones will cry out.

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