The Rev. Bruce G. Ley graduated from Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, IN, in 1994. Prior to entering the seminary (1990), he spent 17 years as an Electrical Engineer in a private electric power company. In 1993, he served as a delayed vicar at Christ Lutheran in Veneta, Oregon, where he was subsequently called as Pastor upon graduation from Concordia. In 1997 he received and accepted the call to Holy Cross Evangelical Lutheran, Albany, Oregon, where he continues as Senior Pastor. He served as Superintendent of The Augustana Ministerium from 2008-2011.