Rev. John Rathje

Church Worker Mental Health Support Coordinator

John establishes and maintains a list of approved clinical mental health therapists who integrate their Christian faith into their practice, consistent with LCMS teaching. He fields phone calls and emails from District staff, District congregations, therapists, pastors, and other church workers in order to answer specific questions and to provide referrals; and serves as a representative of the Michigan District for mental health resources at events, meetings, and conferences.