Pastor of Family Ministries

Pastor Matt Knopf
I’m glad you are here!  Thank you for visiting our website.   La Casa de Cristo has much to offer families who are seeking a partnership in faith.  We would be honored to walk alongside you in your journey.  Please be in contact with me at any time if you have questions about our kids, youth, parent, or family ministries at the church.

Contact Information
480-948-1234 Ext 1109

About Pastor Matt Knopf
Pastor Matt Knopf was raised in Tempe, Arizona. He graduated from Arizona State University with a degree in Theater Arts, concentrating on youth education. He then continued his education at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota, earning his Master of Divinity degree. Upon graduating from seminary he served as a missionary pastor in Atlacomulco, Mexico. He then served as a parish pastor in Logansport, Indiana, and Fremont, Nebraska. Pastor Matt has served as a course instructor of Christianity and Lutheranism in the religion and philosophy department at Midland University in Fremont, Nebraska. He continues to teach Bible, religion, and archaeology courses through Arizona State University’s Osher Institute. His hobbies include biblical archaeology and the study of early Judaism and Christianity. Pastor Matt is passionate about sharing God’s Word with people in engaging ways and he feels blessed to serve as an Associate Pastor at La Casa de Cristo Lutheran Church. Pastor Matt is married to his beautiful wife, Jessica, and they have one son, Noah.