Staff & Officers

Office Hours: (M-F) 8:30am - Noon & 1pm - 3pm

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Timothy Kenyon, Pastor

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E-Mail: stjohnsperu1@gmail.com

 

CALL THE PASTOR: Please know that your pastor is willing to come to your home, the hospital, or any other place  of need at anytime.  Call the church office to let him know.  Information the office receives through the grapevine is often incorrect and can lead to confusion.  Pastor would very much  appreciate hearing directly from individuals/families in need.  Thank you.

 

Eloide Pinter, Office Manager

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Sarah Arter, Choir Director

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E-Mail: stjohnsperu1@gmail.com

 

We welcome to our church staff, Sarah Arter, as Choir Director.  Sarah comes to us with 20+ years of experience in performing music and participating in ensembles.  During her 4 years at North Central  in the music department, she worked closely with accompanists and other vocal and instrumental performers to coordinate both formal and informal music recitals.  She has worked as a private music instructor for 8 years and currently teaches at Music Suite 408 teaching both violin and vocal lessons.  You may have heard Sarah perform at one of the Maud Powell  Arts celebrations or the Reddick Manson in Ottawa.

 

Gregg Flaherty, President

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Stacy Newell, Vice President

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I have been a member of St John's since 1976 having come from St John's in Mendota. I live in Waltham with my husband Tim. I am a partner at Huenenburg Financial Group in laSalle. I enjoy serving St John's as a greeter, reader, communion server, past council member, and member of the Stewardship Team. I am honored to serve the congregation in the capacity of council member.

Kay Raineri, Secretary

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E-Mail: kmkkr4@gmail.com

 

I am a life member of St. John's. I am married to Mike, and we have two daughters, Kaitlin and Kelly.

Serving the members of this church as a church council representative is an honor. Our church provides so many opportunities for each of us to serve others as a disciple of God.

Abney Harsted, Treasurer

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Mike Adams, Council Member

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Tom Ioosi, Council Member

            I was born and raised in Davenport, IA.  Baptized and confirmed at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod.  Served and honorably discharged in the U.S. Navy as an Electronics Warfare Operator.  I am a facilities manager for US Autoparts.  Married to Ronda Iossi, live in Peru with our 4 children; Gabriella, Rylan, Katelyn and Garet.  Our favorite family activities are boating, skiing water/snow, roller skating, bowling, movies and time with each other.

3 year term beginning Jan. 2017

Gerlyn Koehler, Council Member

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E-Mail: stjohnsperu1@gmail.com

I live just outside of Oglesby with my terific huspband, john. We have two wonderful, married children. our son Steve and his wife Michelle live in Bloomington/Norml and have four beautiful children. our daughter, Gretchen and her husband, James Schaefer live in Peru and have a  happy, silly 2 year old son. I am employed by Horizon House where I help to support adults with intellectual disabiities in small homes. For a number of years now I have helped to coordinate the Fair Trade Coffee Cupboard here at St. Johns. I have also  previously participated on the St. Johns Church council and it is an honor to do it again.

3 year term beginning Jan. 2017

Kelly McCurry - Council Member

Jacob Theesfeld - Council Member

Molly Thrasher - Council Member