Nathanael Mayhew graduated from Immanuel Lutheran College (Eau Claire, Wisconsin) in May, 1998 with an Associate of Arts Degree in Pre-Theology. In 2001 he graduated from Immanuel Lutheran Seminary in Eau Claire.

In 2002 he accepted the call to serve Zion Ev. Lutheran Church in Lawrenceville, GA where he served for almost 12 years.  In 2008 Pastor Mayhew accepted the additional call of the CLC Board of Missions as a Part-time Missionary to our CLC affiliated churches in East Africa. He continued in this call until 2016. During those years he traveled to East Africa every year for a one month visitation of our churches there.

In July 2014 he accepted the call to serve Grace Ev. Lutheran Church in Sleepy Eye, and Faith Lutheran Church in New Ulm.  He was installed as pastor of these congregations on August 10, 2014.

He was also elected to the CLC Board of Missions that same summer, and serves our church body as Secretary of that Board.

Pastor Mayhew and his wife Debra have seven children:  Luke, Katherine, Hope, Daniel, Julia, Mark and Noah.