Our Church Staff

The Rev. Dr. Emil H Klatt III

The Rev. Dr. Emil H Klatt III

The Rev. Dr. Klatt's home of record is Beaufort, SC. He is a retired Marine, having served our country for 20 years as a Marine aviator. He is a graduate of Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary, Columbia, SC and Ashland Theological Seminary, Ashland, OH with a specialty in Pastoral Counseling.

Silke Pyrlik

Silke Pyrlik

DIRECTOR OF CHRISTIAN LIFE

Silke grew up and attended college in Germany where she was a member of the Lutheran Church all her life. In 2005 she moved to Hilton Head Island with her husband and two children, Ben and Dorena. Silke's family joined Christ Lutheran in 2007. She served two terms as council president in 2008 and 2009. In the fall of 2009, she followed God's calling and began a second career in church ministry as Director of Christian Life here at Christ Lutheran Church. Silke now works with all members of the congregation, planning fellowship events, small group ministries, and youth and adult Sunday school. She also welcomes visitors, leads a grief support group and assumes many other administrative responsibilities as well.

Nancy Conder

Nancy Conder

PRESCHOOL DIRECTOR

Nancy is the Director of Christ Lutheran Preschool and has worked as both teacher and director for 29 years. She was graduated from the University of South Carolina with a BA degree in Elementary Education and has extensive graduate study and training in Early Childhood Education and Administration. Nancy and her husband, Frank, have two grown daughters and three granddaughters.

Barbara Klatt

Barbara Klatt

Parish Administrator

Jim Fritz

Jim Fritz

ORGANIST / KEYBOARDIST / INTERIM MUSIC DIRECTOR

Jim has served as the organist, pianist, and keyboardist at Christ Lutheran since 1997. He has been teaching music for over 40 years. His experience includes a Fellowship in a pilot music project in inner-city Boston; teaching public school music in Indiana and upstate New York and at private schools in Pennsylvania. He holds a number of degrees in Music, German, and Music Education and currently teaches at Hilton Head Preparatory School on the island.

Mike Conklin

Mike Conklin

SEXTON

Mike currently serves as the Sexton of Christ Lutheran Church where he oversees the maintenance and operation of our church's facilities, including the prayer garden and columbarium. He also oversees matters of aesthetic appearance and security, as well as the necessary logistics for events on the church calendar. Mike and his wife Patti are dedicated members of Christ Lutheran.

Worship Times Links

Blended Worship with
Holy Communion:

Sunday 8:30am

Fellowship and
Faith Formation Classes:

Sunday 9:45am

Traditional Worship with
Holy Communion:

Sunday 10:30am

Connected @CLC:

Every 2nd & 4th Wednesday @ 6:00 pm
From September - May
Christ Lutheran Church

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