Kurt Poland is the local pastor of First German United Methodist Church. He is from Denver, Colorado and has his Masters in Divinity from Emory University. While studying for the ministry, Pastor Kurt spent a year at the Georg-August Univerität in Göttingen, Germany. He likes books too much, enjoys good conversation, has started practicing yoga, and makes his own cheese. Though the Sorting Hat put him in Slytherin, he likes to think he might be one to help the house revitalize its name. He and his wife Katherine and their dog Tipper enjoy a cozy life in Eagle Rock, CA.

To have pastor Kurt over for dinner drop him an invitation via email. To have pastor Kurt make you some of his homemade cheese, friend him on facebook and then invite him over for dinner. More interested in getting involved in serving the Glendale community? Yet another reason, in addition to cheese and good company, that you should contact Pastor Kurt.