Staff

Staff

Senior Pastor

Caleb J. Schauer

Pastor Caleb served as St. John’s second Vicar (seminary intern) from Nov. 2004 until Nov. 2005. He graduated from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, MO in 2006 and was ordained at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Chugiak, AK. Pastor Caleb was St. John’s first Associate Pastor from Sep. 2006 to Feb. 2008 and was installed as Senior Pastor on Feb. 24, 2008. Pastor Caleb, son of Rev. Ken and Sandi Schauer, was born in Austin, TX on Apr. 7, 1975 and…
Pastor-Emeritus

Norman S. Meyer

Pastor Meyer  is a 1970 graduate of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, MO and was first called to Plymouth, England. His second call, in 1975, was to St. John’s, Union. Pastor and his wife Jane have three adult children and four grandchildren. Pastor Meyer served 34 years in ministry among God’s people at St. John’s and the Union/Marengo area. In Feb. 2008 became Associate Pastor and served on a half-time basis until his retirement Jan. 11, 2009.
Deaconess

Lauren K. Olsen

Deaconess Lauren has served as a Deaconess since 1987, when she was consecrated at Messiah Lutheran Church, Plainfield, New Jersey. She has served among God’s People at St. John’s since August of 1990. Deaconess Lauren is a 1987 graduate of the Deaconess Program, Concordia University Chicago at River Forest, IL. She also earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice and worked with emotionally disturbed young people. She received her Master of Arts in Religion in 1995. Deaconess Lauren serves St.…