The Rev. Robert Harting was installed as pastor of Richland Lutheran Church of Thornton, Iowa and of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church on December 7th, 2014. Rev. Harting was born in Cleveland, Ohio and grew up in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He graduated from Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He has taught at Meyer Lutheran High School in Minnesota and pastured congregations in Britton, Michigan, Tawas City, Michigan, and Indianola, Iowa. He and his wife, Dawn, have raised five children.