The Reverend Roy Almquist, Priest-in-Charge

Rev. Almquist

An ordained minister in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Roy Almquist is in his fourth year of service as the Interim Rector of Washington Memorial Chapel, an appointment made possible by a joint agreement between the Episcopal and Lutheran denominations.

Fr. Almquist served for twelve years at the Bishop of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Synod, ELCA.  From 1984-1994 he was Senior Pastor of Calvary Lutheran Church in West Chester; prior to that he served congregations in northern New Jersey.  A graduate of Muhlenberg College and the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia, he and his wife, Shannon, live in West Chester.