We welcome newly elected SED President Rev. Dr. William Harmon
Rev. Dr. Bill Harmon
Rev. Dr. Bill Harmon is a native of Baltimore, Maryland where he attended Emmanuel Lutheran
School and Baltimore Lutheran now Concordia Preparatory School. He then attended Concordia
College, New York, and Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, MO. Harmon earned a Doctor of Ministry
degree with an emphasis in leadership, renewal, and coaching from Regent University in Virginia
His congregational service includes serving as Associate Pastor in Flat Rock, Michigan, then in
Garden City, New York as the Family and Youth Minister at Lutheran Church of the Resurrection.
In 2002, Pastor Harmon accepted the call to serve as Lead Pastor at the Lutheran Church of the
Resurrection in Garden City, New York. In 2008 he accepted the call to serve as Executive
Director and Senior Pastor at King of Glory in Williamsburg, Virginia.
In May of 2022, Pastor Harmon was elected President of the Southeastern District - LCMS. His
focus as President is Immeasurably More. We place our hope, our trust, and our present and our
future in a God who is able to do immeasurably more than we can ever imagine or think
Harmon has served on various boards within the church and the community. He has served as a
Circuit Visitor, a District Vice President, and a presenter at various conferences including the
National Youth Gatehring-LCMS.
He and his wife Gayle, who serves as a teacher in the public school system, have been married
for 28 years and have three adult sons.
President Elect Harmon addresses the 39th SED Convention: