Erich Schultz • Lead Pastor
Erich Schultz

Lead Pastor

Erich Schultz

Erich Schultz is the Lead Pastor of Manna Church Capital Area. Erich and his wife Lahni have been married for 15 years and are originally from Bonita Springs in Florida. They have 6 children – 3 boys and 3 girls.

Erich transitioned into ministry from a 15-year career in the electrical industry. Starting as an electrical helper, Erich rose to become the Vice President of the company.

Erich served as the associate pastor for Harvest Community Church before accepting a similar role at Manna Church Capital Area. After 2 years of faithful service, Erich started the transition into the Lead Pastor role at Manna.

Erich earned his Bachelor of Divinity degree from Grace College of Divinity. Also, he is pursuing his Masters in Christian Leadership. Erich enjoys running, and he has completed the NYC Marathon. When not spending time with his family or engaged in church activities, you can find Erich learning from a variety of podcasts.

Capital Area Leadership Team

Farid Awad

Executive Pastor


Worship Leader


Children's Ministry


Student's Ministry


Administrative Assistant