Richard A Heinz

The Rev. Rich Heinz has completed 16 years in the Office of the Holy Ministry, over two of which have been here at St. John’s. He graduated with a B.A. from Concordia University—River Forest (Chicago), majoring in theology and minoring in communication/theatre. After earning his M.Div. from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis in 1995, he served Mt. Greenwood Ev. Lutheran in Chicago and St. John’s Lutheran in Lanesville, Indiana. His continuing education interests are in the areas of liturgics (worship) and catechesis (teaching the faith.) Pastor Heinz is also involved with Higher Things, a Recognized Service Organization of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod that serves youth. He has served as site chaplain for two years, and is in his second year as Worship Coordinator for the annual conferences. Pastor is an avid Disney and Star Wars fan. He enjoys theatre, film, music, and tea.


Cheryl Fasshauer

Cheryl has been part of the office staff since 1998 and thoroughly loves working at St. John's. She is a member of the church choir and adult handbell choir.




Bob Miller

Bob started as St. John's Business Manager in 2009.







Debbie Wheeler

Debbie has been serving as St. John's Operations Manager for many years. She is the supervisor of the office and is responsible for the scheduling of events and keeping track of the Pastor and the Principal. She began as St. John's church secretary in 1994.





Mark Eggert

Mark is St. John's Organist, Handbell Director and Music Director.






Denise Zanders

Eagle's Nest Coordinator