Deacon Dave Larrabee was born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah. He has been with the Lamb Center since February 19, 1999 in various capacities. Dave was hired as Pastoral Assistant to launch the Saturday ministry in 2003. In 2004, he became Director of the daily operations of this ministry. Dave has been clean and sober since January 23, 2001. Before the Lamb Center, he worked for the U.S Department of Commerce from 1985 to 2000, and served 20 years in the U.S. Army and the Army Reserves. Dave has a B.A. in Political Science and German from Utah State University and an M.A. in Russian and East European Studies from George Washington University. Dave is a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Vienna. In May 2016, Dave graduated from the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg in the MAMS Diaconal Ministry program. He has been called by the Metropolitan Washington DC Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America to serve as a Deacon at the Lamb Center.