Dear Wartburg Community members:

Wartburg Theological Seminary is pleased to announce that Pastor Violeta Siguenza has accepted our offer to serve as the Interim Director for the Lutheran Seminary Program of the Southwest. Pastor Siguenza brings more than 16 years of experience as a solo pastor for Walnut Hill Lutheran Church in Dallas, TX, and 14 years of experience as an entrepreneur and bilingual office administrator. Pastor Siguenza has been an advocate for minorities throughout her career, working with different groups to bring justice and fairness to all. She has a passion for young adults, women’s rights, and for the total inclusion of the LGBTQ+ community. Pastor Siguenza believes in the power of the Holy Spirit to transform and renew lives and to empower everyone to do God’s work in their communities.   Pastor Siguenza’s start date is September 6th.

Please join me in welcoming her to our community!


Kristin Largen

The Rev. Kristin Johnston Largen, Ph.D. [she/hers]

President, Wartburg Theological Seminary

333 Wartburg Pl.

Dubuque, IA  52003

(563) 589-0300