Call Process Assistant
E-mail | Phone: 916-756-1665, ext. 103 (messages left will generate an email to Pr. Bill)
Pastor Bill Wong is a native of Los Angeles, where he learned to drive on the LA freeway system, trust air when he sees it, and became a Dodgers and Lakers fan. Through his parents he learned to be Chinese, appreciate tea, and enjoy a good Chinese meal. He became a baptized child of God at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Monterey Park, CA.
He is married to Linnea J. West, who is a glass artist with a studio in West Sacramento, named Design with Fire, where she teaches and produces glass art pieces. They have two adult daughters. Pastor Wong enjoys being a pastor, parish ministry, and assisting congregations. Where the Spirit blows, he goes.
Pastor Wong serves as a part-time Call Process Assistant and as the part-time interim pastor at Peace Lutheran Church, Grass Valley, CA. He is a trained intentional interim pastor and has served four other congregations in transition before coming to Peace Lutheran Church. Since graduating from Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary, Berkeley, in 1981, he has served as the redevelopment pastor at Grace Lutheran Church, San Jose, CA; associate pastor at Tanque Verde Lutheran Church, Tucson, AZ; and pastor at Lutheran Church of the Incarnation, Davis, CA. In addition, he has served as an assistant to the bishop in the Sierra Pacific and Southern Ohio Synods, and as Director for Asian Ministries and Coordinating Director for Multicultural Mission Strategy on the staff of the Commission for Multicultural Ministries of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.Back to Our Staff