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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.

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Recent Sermons

Terror in the Church

Posted on 09 Oct 2014, Pastor: Dan Wegrzyn
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Posted on 20 Nov 2014, Pastor: Peter Imlah
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From Pastor Dan’s and The Worship Blog

Why Do We Observe Lent?

Is there spiritual value in observing these 40 days purposefully? Some Lenten “soundbites” might help you decide: Value in rituals?  Rituals can enrich our lives if we understand what is behind them.  History…Lent can be traced back to the early church when new...
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What Is the Kingdom of God, Really?

A few weeks ago we sang about it:  “Hark, the herald angels sing, ‘Glory to the newborn King…’”  We ask for it each week in church:  “Thy kingdom come.”  What are we talking about?  What does it have to do with me?  It’s an Epiphany question. What do you think of when you hear...
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This One is Worth Reading

I came across this article recently and as I read it I knew we would all benefit by gaining a better understanding of what is meant by contemporary worship. Peace! – Jim By the Rev. Edwin Womack* We talk about “contemporary worship,” but in many churches there is confusion...
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Emergency Heart Surgery

“And I will give you a new heart, and I will put a new spirit in you. I will take out your stony, stubborn heart and give you a tender, responsive heart.” Ezekiel 36:26. Christ saved us once from the penalty of sin and saves us continually from the power of sin. He...
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