Pastor Donovan is serving St. Luke’s as Transition Pastor. As a full-time Intentional Interim Minister, Pastor Donovan is responsible for all the normal pastoral functions of the church. Additionally, he has been trained to assist with any organizational work in preparation for St. Luke’s to call their next shepherd. Pastor Donovan has 24+ years of congregational experience in Florida, Chicago, and Hampshire, Illinois. Before attending seminary at Concordia Seminary St. Louis in 1992, Pastor Donovan worked in the Boston marketplace as a consultant specializing in strategic planning and marketing. He is credentialed by the National Association of Lutheran Interim Pastors (NALIP) and is a member of the Intentional Ministers Conference (IMC) an association of LC-MS intentional interim pastors. Currently residing in South Elgin, Pastor Donovan lives with his wife Jennifer. They have been married since 1983 and have four children living in Chicago.