FLORIDA-GEORGIA DISTRICT Jay Wendland “Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me.” — Psalm 51:10 GET CONNECTED


Wendland was born in New Orleans, La. and grew up in Jackson, Miss., in a Lutheran home. He grew up attending Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Clinton, Miss.

• He currently attends Living Faith Lutheran Church in Cumming, Ga.

• He received his Bachelor’s degree in Marketing at the University of Southern Mississippi.

• He has been married to his lovely wife, Deborah, since 2011.

While attending Living Faith, he served as Treasurer and as a congregational LCEF advocate. In 2012, he was elected to the Florida-Georgia District Board of Directors as a Region One Lay Representative. Additionally, he served on the Board of Directors as Treasurer of Stepping Stone Mission, an LCMS RSO.

He has a servant’s heart and is looking forward to making a difference as the District Vice President of the Florida-Georgia District.

Since 1978, Lutheran Church Extension Fund has been The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod based financial partner to help make the Gospel of Christ heard.

You can feel good partnering with LCEF because we share your Lutheran beliefs. We also share your love for the Church. Always have. Always will.


  • 407-258-5041
  • jay.wendland@lcef.org
  • 5850 T.G. Lee Blvd. Suite 500 | Orlando, FL 32822