Pastor Loney is originally from Iowa - the fourth of seven children. He was baptized, catechized and confirmed his faith at Bethany Lutheran Church in Cedar Rapids, IA. He served in the U.S. Navy for ten years, worked at the University of Iowa Hospital in the Anesthesia Dept, and then as a technical instructor for Datex-Ohmeda in Madison. He was ordained in 2005 and has served in various congregations in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Georgia and has completed Intentional Interim Ministry training. He and Catherine have three children and one granddaughter - so far.