Matt Pawlowski

Matt Pawlowski
Adult Ministries Pastor

Matt Pawlowski has served at Restoration Church in various capacities over the past 15 years.  He was raised in upstate New York and moved to the Siouxland area in 1999.  Matt has attended Restoration for more than 20 years.  Matt is married to the love of his life Traci and credits her with leading him to an amazing relationship with Jesus.  Matt received his Bachelor’s Degree from Evangel University, Master’s Degree in Theological Studies from University Northwestern St. Paul, MBA from Liberty University, and complete his Doctorate in 2024.  Matt and Traci have 3 adult sons, Aaron, Justin, and Koty, as well as 4 grandchildren.  Matt is a US Army veteran.

Favorite Scripture

“Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends” John 15:13

Favorite Authors

Charles Spurgeon, Timothy Keller


Cooking, BBQ, Learning

Favorite Foods

Pizza,  Pizza, Pizza…… Did I mention Pizza……

Favorite Vacation

Being on a cruise ship

Favorite Movie

Anything Tom Hanks

Sports Teams

NY Yankees, NY Jets, Iowa Hawkeyes


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