Fred is a life-long LCMS Lutheran member and leader. He is the son and grandson of LCMS pastors. A member of Hope since 2014, Fred is active on the Youth Board, is the Worship Liaison to Church Council, a part-time choir member, a Sunday School Teacher, a Lay Assistant and Lay Reader. Fred has spent years in mentoring both youths and professionals. He currently is the Assistant Director of a highly successful Virginia Beach-based mentoring program for Middle & H.S. males, a number of whom are At-Risk.