Rev. Paul Sodtke graduated with a Masters of Divinity from the Lutheran Theological Seminary in 1977. He and his wife Marion Jenkins served as joint Co-ordinators for Henry Budd College for Ministry in The Pas, Manitoba from 2004-2016. Founded in 1980, it is a small theological college of the Diocese of Brandon (Anglican Church of Canada) designed for the Indigenous (mostly Cree) people of the area. Rev. Sodtke currently is a member of Eastern Synod, ELCIC.