His academic background includes a Master of Divinity from Luther Seminary in St. Paul, MN, and a Bachelor’s degree from Luther College, Decorah, IA, with majors in music and psychology.
Maria is completing a 1-year pastoral internship at St. John’s. She is with us from August 2018 – August 2019.
Amy has a Bachelor’s degree in English and secondary education from Luther College in Decorah, IA, and a Master’s degree in Communication (Media Studies) from Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL.
As the Office Manager, Emily enjoys getting to know the members and becoming involved in the vibrant ministries of St. John’s.
As Outreach Coordinator, Amanda manages some communication responsibility and member connection, as well as coordinates trips, outings, and gatherings.
Ken is very glad to be on staff at St. John’s and enjoys serving his church family as the custodian.
As Financial Director, Cindy has a strong background in accounting, previous experience in church finance, and a heart of faith and generosity.
As music director, Sharon inspires our praise and guides our music. She works with the entire congregation and especially those with special gifts in music.
Chris was instrumental in starting the WWF (Wednesday Women of Faith) prayer group at St. John’s and is always willing to lend a hand.
Ashley loves how welcoming and friendly our church is and was happy to become the Childcare Director in August 2018.
Carolyn serves as a volunteer staff position to provide administrative support to our worship and care-giving ministries.
Jan has 48 years of nursing experience and recently completed additional training to be our Faith Community Nurse where she will support and coordinate holistic healing in body, mind, and soul.