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Dan Wegrzyn
Senior Pastor

Dan Wegrzyn has been Senior Pastor at St. John’s since 2003. Pastor Dan grew up in Lombard and attended St. John’s during his childhood. He received his Bachelor’s of Education from Concordia College in River Forest, Illinois and Master’s of Divinity from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri.

Pete Imlah
Associate Pastor

Associate Pastor Pete Imlah has served at St. John’s since 2011. Prior to his ordination on June 8, 2014, he served as an SMP (Specific Ministry Pastor – Family Life Ministry) Vicar. He was born and raised in Des Plaines, Illinois. He graduated from Concordia College in River Forest, Illinois and completed his seminary program at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri.

For the Word of God is active and alive.


Recent Sermons

Second Sunday of Advent

Posted on 04 Dec 2016, Pastor: Wegrzyn
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First Sunday of Advent

Posted on 27 Nov 2016, Pastor: Imlah
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From Pastor Dan’s and The Worship Blog

“We Came to Reign”

I first saw the logo on hoodies worn by the Chicago Cubs. It was post-season baseball, and 2016 was supposed to be our year (no more billy-goat curse).   “We Came to Reign,” the logo boasted. I thought, “That’s a pretty bold claim.” But, as the playoffs unfolded, I noticed the...
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St. John’s Artist Series: Reformation Festival with Organ and Chorus

The St. John’s Artist Series season continues Sunday, October 23, at 3:00 p.m. with a Reformation Festival with Organ and Chorus.  On October 31, 1517, Martin Luther nailed his famous Ninety-Five Theses to the church door in Wittenburg, Germany, protesting what he felt to...
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A Different Breed of Disciple

I asked a friend what it’s like living in New York city (her hometown). “Oh, the grind of New York,” she said. “I love it, but when I go back to visit, I realize it’s really a grind.” I didn’t understand. She explained, “It’s the demand, the long work hours, the expectation to...
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How to Bless your Kid(s) the First Week of School

One size definitely does not fit all.  Each child is different.  Different ages.  Different grades.  Different kinds of smart.  Some are in public schools.  Some are in private schools.  But  one thing most parents share, we want the best for our kids.  We want to do something to...
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