Pastor F. Robert Modr was born in Flushing, N Y in June of 1947. He attended PS 24 elementary school and Junior High School thereafter. He then went to the Bronx High School of Science from which he graduated. From there he went to Queens College (City of New York) and graduated from the with B A in Romance Languages.
Upon graduation he went on to go to Concordia Seminary in Springfield, Illinois and completed a Masters of Divinity. He was ordained in 1972. A few years later he was awarded a Doctor oh Ministry in ecumenical studies.
Pastor Modr has served as pastor in Chicago, Paterson, New Jersey, Manchester, NH, Warwick RI, Oxford, MA, and St. Andrews, Smithtown, NY. He has served on the many worship committees as well as Dean of the Peconic Conference of ELCA and also as an instructor for the Deacons Class.
Following retirement, he been interim pastor for several Lutheran churches as well as coverage pastor. Pastor Modr likes good liturgy and enjoys writing and presenting sermons and hopes to continue as pastor in some capacity as long as his health permits.