Biography of Dr. Victor Lujetic
Victor Joseph Lujetic
was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on May 23, 1954. A Roman Catholic by
upbringing, he was converted to Christ at age 16 while reading the Gospels for
the first time and received Believerís Baptism on December 8, 1974 at
Congressional Heights Baptist Church (Southern Baptist Convention) in
Rockville, Maryland. He graduated in 1972 as Valedictorian from
John F. Kennedy High School in Silver Spring, Maryland and then attended
the University of Maryland and received the degree Bachelor of Arts in Music in
May 1975, followed by graduate work in Musicology.
From 1975 to 1976, he served as Director of Music at Our Saviourís
Evangelical Lutheran Church in Temple Hills, Maryland. He then spent two years
pursuing Masterís level studies in Christian Education at Wesley Theological
Seminary in Washington, D.C. He served as Youth Director at his home church,
Congressional Heights Baptist, from 1976 to 1979, and was ordained there on
September 10, 1978. From 1979 to 1981, Rev. Lujetic served as Minister of
Music, Youth, and Children at McLean Baptist Church (SBC) in McLean, Virginia.
In 1981, he moved to Canada to become Director of Christian Education at Bells
Corners United Church in suburban Ottawa, where he served from 1981 to 1984.
There he met Sally, and they were married on May 11, 1984. After a year serving
as Director of Christian Development at Grantham United Church in St.
Catharines, Rev. Lujetic and Sally returned to his home church, Congressional
Heights Baptist in Rockville, Maryland, where he served as Associate Minister
from 1985 to 1987. Subsequently, he attended Southeastern Baptist Theological
Seminary in Wake Forest, North Carolina, where he earned the degree Master of
Divinity in May 1988. Rev. Lujetic then answered the call to become Pastor of
Pinnacle Road Baptist Church (SBC) in suburban Rochester, New York, where he
served from 1988 to 1994. While pastoring there, he again graduated from
Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in May 1992 with the degree Doctor of
Ministry. In August 1994, he and Sally returned to Canada and, from 1994 to
1999, Dr. Lujetic served as Pastor of Agincourt Baptist Church (Baptist
Convention of Ontario and Quebec) in Scarborough, Ontario. On June 5, 1998, he
proudly took his Oath of Canadian Citizenship.
While pastoring in Scarborough,he served on the Executive Committee of the Toronto Area Association of Baptist
Churchesóthree years as Vice-Moderator and then briefly as Moderator. Then, on
October 1, 1999, in obedience to Godís call, Dr. Lujetic and Sally moved to
Cambridge, where he currently serves as Pastor of King Street Baptist Church
(CBOQ) in the Guelph Baptist Association. On January 21, 2003, Dr. Victor
and Sally Lujetic became proud first-time parents of Hannah, their adopted
baby girl from China, and on March 3, 2005, they welcomed home from China their
second daughter, Sarah. In June 2010 he received his Ph.D. in Apologetics and Theology from Trinity Theological Seminary.
Dr. Lujetic enjoys playing the guitar and has sung in various
church, school, and community choirs over the years.