Concordia Classical Academy

2101 Lor Ray Drive, North Mankato, MN 56003 • 507.388.4336

Staff, Pastor - Good Shepherd Lutheran School - North Mankato, MN 56003


Pastor LeRoy LaPlant

January 10, 2021 - Present

Baptized into the Name of Jesus on July 30th, 1978 Pastor LaPlant lives in the mercy and grace of God, in Jesus. Rev. LaPlant grew up in Jordan, MN where he attended St. John the Baptist Catholic grade school, and Jordan High School, graduating in 1996. Following graduation, Pastor LaPlant attended Luther College in Decorah, IA, earning a BA in social work in 2000. In 2001 Pastor LaPlant joined the U.S. Army reserves as a quartermaster, and was assigned to the 407th CA battalion out of Arden Hills, MN. He was deployed to Afghanistan from 2003-2004. Returning home from deployment, Pastor LaPlant began his studies at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, IN. He served a vicarage at Trinity Lutheran Church, in Janesville, MN and graduated in 2008, receiving a call to serve St. Mark Lutheran Church, in New Germany from 2008-2020. On January 10th, 2021 Pastor LaPlant was installed at Good Shepherd Lutheran.

Psalm 121 helps guide our family as we live by grace through faith in our Savior Jesus.