Pastor Jack Gilbert

 Pastor Jack Gilbert
Personal Profile: 

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!

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