Pastor Jared Carson serves as the Senior Pastor of Peace Lutheran Church. Jared was born in the San Francisco Bay Area. Later he, along with his parents, moved to Carmel, Indiana. In 2002, he graduated from Indiana University in Bloomington, IN with a Bachelor of Arts in Telecommunications. His college studies also focused on Business and Germanic Studies. In May 2009, Jared graduated from the Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary in South Carolina with a Masters of Divinity. Pastor Jared was ordained as an ELCA Pastor in August of 2009.
He received his first call to serve as the Associate Pastor and Director of Serving Ministries at First Lutheran Church and School in Torrance, CA in 2009. Pastor Jared enjoys leading worship, building relationships, and equipping the community to live out their baptismal calling. He likes being outdoors in God’s creation, hiking, skiing, and spending time with family and friends. He is married to Laura Carson, Deacon at PLC, and they have two boys Andrew and Aaron.
Pr. Jared advocates for the work of Border Servant Corps within the Peace Lutheran Congregation and the broader community. He enjoys building relationships with year-long volunteers and encouraging them in their walk of faith.