Timeline for Dr. Keith Schweitzer

Born: April 1, 1958, Houston, Texas
Parents: Frank and Mozelle Schweitzer
Older Brother: Karl Schweitzer

Earned my Eagle Scout Rank
October, 1972

Graduated from Northbrook Senior High School
Houston, Texas
Friday, May 14, 1976

Began college classes at the University of Houston
Downtown College
Monday, May 17, 1976

Attended classes at Texas Tech University
Lubbock, Texas
August, 1976 – October, 1978

Enlisted in the United States Army

Finished Army Basic Training
Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri
December, 1978
Graduated #1 in my company of 160 men

Transferred to United States Army Europe
Frankfurt, West Germany
June, 1979

Served as a Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Warfare Specialist
Regular Army, Active Duty
June, 1979 – December, 1982

Transferred to the Texas Army National Guard
January, 1983 – December, 1984
Austin, Texas

Graduated from Concordia University Texas
Austin, Texas
Bachelor Degree in Business Management
May, 1985

Began Theological studies preparing for the Ministry
Concordia Seminary
St. Louis, Missouri
August, 1985

Graduated from Concordia Seminary
Master of Divinity Degree
May, 1989

Married my wife, Susan
Omaha, Nebraska
October, 1988

First call in the Ministry
Grace Lutheran Church
Burkburnett, Texas
August, 1989 – August, 2000

Adopted our son and daughter, David and Joanna
Moscow, Russia
July, 1997

Accepted our second call in the Ministry
St. Peter Lutheran Church
Apache, Oklahoma
August, 2000 – July, 2002

Accepted our third call in the Ministry
Immanuel Lutheran Church and Faith Lutheran Church
Greeenfield, Iowa
Winterset, Iowa
July, 2002 – Present

Earned my Doctor of Ministry Degree
Concordia Seminary
St. Louis, Missouri
May, 2006

Joanna is married to Patrick
They have three sons and a daughter

David is still single and looking for a wife

2022 marks 33 years in the ministry and 22 years substitute teaching.