Our Pastors

Pastor Jack Gilbert


St. John's Lutheran Church & School Pastor Jack Gilbert

Pastor Gilbert has been serving here at St. John's since June of 2013. He graduated from Concordia Seminary in May of 2009 and served for almost four years as an assistant pastor at Carmel Lutheran Church in Carmel, Indiana. He and his wife Jenny have been blessed with four daughters and are thankful that they are a part of this church and school!

Personal Profile: 

Name – Jack Gilbert
Hometown – Yorkville, IL
Hobbies/Personal Interests – Spending time with family, reading, watching movies, cheering for the Cubs and the Bears, and playing cards. 
Bible Verse – [Jesus said] “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.”(John 14:6)

Professional Profile: 

  • Years of Service - 8 
  • B.A. - Northern Illinois University (2005)
  • M.Div. - Concordia Seminary (2009)

Philosophy:

“God has always followed the custom of giving a visible sign, a person, place, or spot where He could certainly be found. For if we are not bound and held by a physical, external sign, every one of us will seek God wherever he pleases.”  --Martin Luther

 

Pastor Dan Feldscher


St. John's Lutheran Church & School Pastor Dan Feldscher

Pastor Feldscher began serving St. John's as the vacancy pastor in March of 2012. As the vacancy was filled, he began serving as a pastoral assistant. He served as the pastor at Lutheran Chapel of the Cross in Racine for 42 years before retiring. He and his wife Ruth have two grown children and four grandchildren.

Personal Profile: 

Name – Daniel R. Feldscher
Hometown – Cleveland, OH
Hobbies/Personal Interests – Reading, crossword puzzles, travel, sports
Bible Verse – “I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes…for in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith for faith, as it is written, ‘The righteous shall live by faith.’” (Romans 1:16)

Professional Profile: 

  • Years of Service -  48
  • B.A. – Concordia Sr. College; Ft. Wayne, IN (1965)
  • M. Div. – Concordia Seminary; St. Louis, MO (1969)

Philosophy: 

“The foolishness of God is wiser than men, and the weakness of God is stronger than men.” (I Corinthians 1:25)