Pastor Schuermann provides pastoral care to the congregation throughout the week. He teaches the Sunday Scripture Study, adult and youth catechesis, and makes regular visits to the sick, homebound, and other members of the congregation.
The Rev. Michael J. Bahr was installed as assistant pastor at Good Shepherd in July 2018. He graduated from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis in 2008 and previously served a triple parish in west central Illinois. He is married to Amber, and they have been blessed with seven children: Gabrielle, Nathaniel, Josephine, Merciella, Magdalena, Katharina,…
The Rev. Joshua W Theilen was installed as assistant pastor at Good Shepherd in July 2018. He graduated from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis in 2008. He previously served as pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Hoyleton, IL (2008-2016). He also currently serves as the Executive Director at Camp CILCA where he lives with his…
Betsy serves Good Shepherd as the Director of Christian Education. She leads the various youth groups, oversees the youth Sunday School program, and assists with the ministry to families of the congregation.
Diane makes sure that things run smoothly at Good Shepherd. If you call, you’ll likely talk with her first! She prepares the bulletins and other publications of the congregation, and does all sorts of tasks as needed.
Susan plays the organ for the Sunday Divine Service, as well as other Services as needed. She directs the choirs of the congregation and plans special music for the Divine Service.
Joan plays organ and piano for the Wednesday evening Divine Service, and also accompanies the choir and other special music during Services at Good Shepherd.