Rev. Rosalina Rivera

Pastor Rosy is a dynamic, creative, and nurturing person who begins her service at First Lutheran in May 2017. She grew up in North Carolina and earned a degree in Music Education from Lenoir-Rhyne University in Hickory, NC. After working as an elementary music teacher and a lighting consultant, she felt a call to ordained ministry in 2006. She earned her Master of Divinity from Wartburg Theological Seminary, Dubuque, IA in 2013, and served Immanuel Lutheran in Pflugerville, TX, as Associate Pastor form 2013-2017.

Pastor Rosy is an avid movie buff. She loves to laugh and has a deep passion for teaching. She has sung with community choirs and been a leader in the Girl Scouts. She brings Sassy, her miniature Chihuahua, to the office with her most days.