Rev. Hans Fiene was born in Duluth, Minnesota. The son of a Lutheran pastor, Rev. Fiene and his family spent time in Utah and Connecticut before settling in Indiana. After graduating from Indiana University with a B.A. in English, Rev. Fiene began his studies at Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Indiana where he earned a Masters of Divinity in May of 2008.
After graduation, Rev. Fiene was ordained into the Office of the Holy Ministry on June 8, 2008. He then moved to Denver, CO where he served as pastor of Mount Calvary Lutheran Church until accepting the call to River of Life Lutheran Church in Channahon, IL. Rev. Fiene served River of Life from 2010 until 2020. In June of 2020, Rev. Fiene was installed as Prince of Peace’s pastor.
Rev. Fiene and his wife Katie were married in 2005. God has blessed them with four sons: John, August, Anders, and Levi. In addition to serving Christ’s flock at Prince of Peace, Rev. Fiene also loves writing, singing, playing a little piano, and defeating his sons at Scattergories.
Rev. Fiene is also the creator of Lutheran Satire, a multimedia project intended to teach the orthodox Lutheran faith through the use of humor. Lutheran Satire’s website can be found here and the YouTube channel can be found here.