Ben Wiechmann was born to David and Ann Wiechmann in Mankato, MN. He was baptized at Mt. Olive Lutheran Church. Shortly thereafter his family moved to Boone, Iowa where he attended Trinity Lutheran Grade School through 3rd grade. After relocating once more to the Twin Cities, Ben attended Bloomington Lutheran School and was confirmed at Living Hope Lutheran Church in Savage, MN. After graduating from West Lutheran High School in Plymouth, he went on to receive his B.A. in Business Administration from Bethany Lutheran College. Ben attended Bethany Lutheran Theological Seminary and served his vicarage at King of Grace, Golden Valley, Minnesota. His first call was to remain at King of Grace and has served there as pastor since June of 2013.
In the summer of 2010 he married his high school sweetheart, Emily. Together they have been blessed with a son, Eli, a daughter, Molly, and another son, Camden.