Luke Purcell

Luke Purcell: Campus Pastor Resident

Luke Purcell was born and raised in Brookings, South Dakota until his family moved to Charles City Iowa the summer before his freshman year of high school. During his years in high school God began to pull on his heart toward pursuing ministry. He then moved south where he attended and graduated from Oklahoma Wesleyan University with a BS in Pastoral Ministry and a minor in worship arts. He also met his now wife Leah and they married during the summer before their senior year.

After graduating in December of 2016 he and his wife moved to Sioux Falls to continue ministry through the residency programĀ and now serving as a Campus Pastor Resident at South Campus.

Luke enjoys hiking, biking, camping, and anything that involves the outdoors.

If you would like to contact Luke, please feel free to email him at or contact him on Facebook.