Rev. Chris Singer, Worship leader
Rev. Chris Singer is the President/CEO of Lutheran Church Charities. Chris spent over twenty five years working in senior pastoral leadership roles within The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod. He is a
graduate of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri, with a Master of Theology and Culture and Ordained Clergy Certification. He also studied at Concordia University, Irvine, California, obtaining a BA in Sociology/History.
His background spans community and congregational work with localized and regional cultural/ethic program development, international missions, disaster response, and crisis management. During Hurricane Harvey his home was flooded with 51 inches of water. He led a recovery and rebuild effort despite the personal setback and was recognized as a Harvey’s Hero and Helping Hand by NBC’s Today show.
Chris’s volunteer work includes serving as a founding board member for both Kenyan Schools of Hope, an organization providing safe environments and education for children, and for Grace Works, a 501(c)(3), working to break the cycle of poverty for orphans and vulnerable children. He also served as a sworn Tustin Police Department Chaplain, giving him an understanding of the roles and stresses of first responders.
He is a known keynote speaker connecting with groups on multiple topics and is a certified Executive Coach and has counseled hundreds of pre and already married couples.
Chris’s wife, Jeanette Singer, is a certified Life Coach and School Counselor with over twenty years of experience in Children’s Ministry in the LCMS. Together they have five adult children, living and studying in Texas and California, and a chocolate Labrador named Harvey.
Rev. Joe Robb, worship Assistant
The Reverend Joseph Robb is the Assistant to the President- Missional Leader of the California Nevada Hawaii District. He has served in this role since 2020. Joe spent previous years serving as City Director of LINC Milwaukee, empowering local leaders to transform their communities through the Gospel. Prior to LINC, Pastor Robb served as an Associate Pastor at Hales Corners Lutheran Church in Wisconsin, as well as in various roles in the San Diego area. He graduated from Concordia University - Irvine with a BA in Communication, and from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri with a Master of Divinity.
Pastor Robb has a proven track record in building up ministry leaders; partnering with them in networking, resourcing, and coaching to provide what is needed to help develop and carry out congregational mission plans. He has a passion for connecting God’s people to transformational work and aiding in grassroots and congregational efforts.
Joe enjoys spending time with his wife, Sarah, and their four children: Jordi, Jericho, Juliet, and Jacob. He enjoys hunting, fishing, and golfing, but has neither the time nor the money to be any good at any of them. Really, he just likes hanging out with people.