Meet the Pastor

Reverend Joel Love, M. Div., serves as Pastor of Union Congregational United Church of Christ in Reinbeck. Joel was born and raised in Newton, Iowa and graduated from William Penn College in 1974, with a degree in Economics. After completing three years of licensed ministry training in 1994, Joel began study at Eden Theologi[ImageHere]cal Seminary in St. Louis, completing the  Master of Divinity degree in 1997. Joel was ordained by the United Church of Christ in 1997. 

Joel has served on the Board of Directors of the American Red Cross,  as Advisor to the Iowa United Church of Christ Youth Council, as chair of the Iowa Conference UCC Board of Directors and the Advisory Council of the Central Association of the Iowa Conference United Church of Christ and on the Central Association Committee on Ministry.

Joel’s ministry has been driven by his passion for social justice and church unity, his love for the church and its traditions and a desire to give voice to those at the margins.

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