Graduation Date: 2015
Brief Biography: Michael Lilienthal was born to Gene and Cynthia Lilienthal in 1989. His father’s first call was to Luverne, Minnesota, the second to Brownsburg, Indiana. Through high school Michael was involved in cross country and Academic Decathlon. In 2007 Michael enrolled at Bethany Lutheran College where he studied English and Theatre, appearing in Romeo and Juliet, Tartuffe, Child of Grace, and Oh, Kay! At Bethany he met Sarah Doepel, and they were married in 2010. Upon graduation in 2011, Michael enrolled at Bethany Lutheran Theological Seminary. After his first year, he served a summer vicarage at two churches in Michigan. He is presently serving his vicarage at Redeemer Lutheran Church, Iola, Wisconsin.