The Reverend Sherrie Hofmann was Ordained as a pastor of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) in May 2005. She was Called as Pastor to Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in October 2021. Pastor Hofmann previously served as Pastor at Lakeside Lutheran Church, in Littleton, North Carolina. She served as Intentional Interim Pastor at New Hope Lutheran Parish (Christ Lutheran, Claysburg and St. Luke’s Roaring Spring, PA) after serving at St Luke’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Rockwood, PA . Her first call was to the Mason Jackson Lutheran Shared Ministry, a five-point parish. The congregations included Our Savior Lutheran Church, Ravenswood, WV; St Mark’s Lutheran and Zion Lutheran both of Letart, WV; St Paul’s Lutheran New Haven, WV, and St Peter’s Lutheran Point Pleasant, WV.
Pastor Hofmann graduated in 2005 with a Master of Divinity degree from the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg. While in seminary she completed a summer-long chaplain residency at the Western Maryland Health System in Cumberland, MD and a yearlong internship at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Petersburg, WV.
She also holds a certificate in Rural and Small Town ministry from the Town and Country Church Institute at the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg. She earned a certificate in Intentional Interim Ministry through the National Association of Interim Ministers and completed Mediator Skills Training with Lombard Mennonite Peace Institute.
Pastor Hofmann completed her undergraduate education at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, WA, receiving a bachelor’s degree in accounting and Finance in May 1996.
A native of Baker, WV, she is a veteran of the U. S. Air Force with 18 years’ service. She earned the rank of Master Sergeant. She is a graduate of The Air University with two Associate Degrees. Her positions and qualifications in the Air Force include Aerospace Ground Equipment Maintainer, Master Technician, Master Instructor, Quality Assurance Evaluator and Budget Analyst.
She is married to Scott , her husband of 42 years, also a retired Air Force Master Sergeant. They have two children, 2 grandchildren and 6 rescue cats.