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The Rev. Joel Q. Ley, Pastor

Pastor Joel Ley was called to serve Christ Lutheran Church in 2005 and also serves as Dean of the Lower Columbia Basin Cluster of the Eastern Washington-Idaho Synod of the ELCA.

Prior to his arrival at Christ Lutheran, Pastor Ley was a Lutheran Campus Pastor and parish pastor in Wisconsin.  His ministry career was preceded by fifteen years as a civilian employee of the U.S. Navy. 

Pastor Ley is a graduate of Washington State University and Wartburg Theological Seminary. His  voice can be heard not only from the pulpit at Christ Lutheran but also on the amateur radio airwaves at  AD7HE








A Congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)

1420 S. Second, Walla Walla, WA 99362

Phone: 509-525-2243 | Fax: 509-525-0092  | E-mail:


Pastor Joel Ley