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Willie Pickens: Jazz Pianist

07 Feb 2016 | 03:00 pm

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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

The Return Home

Posted on 31 Jan 2016, Pastor: Wegrzyn
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Daniel in Exile

Posted on 24 Jan 2016, Pastor: Imlah
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From Pastor Dan’s and The Worship Blog

St. John’s Artist Series: Willie Pickens

The St. John’s Artist Series continues its ninth season on Sunday, February 7, at 3:00 p.m. with legendary Chicago jazz pianist Willie Pickens playing in concert. The public is cordially invited to attend the Pickens event and the reception.  No tickets will be sold for the...
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A Walk With Eve

It was the first command we learned on day one of our training—“with me.”  “With me” means our comfort dog, Eve, is to walk with her ear aligned at the handler’s pant seam. Sound simple? Maybe for Eve. Not so much for me—either as handler or a child of God.   I never...
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A New Year Begins! Return to Regular Service Times

Happy New Year! May New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day 2016 find you counting all God’s blessings in your life. Please plan to join us in worship this weekend and begin your new year in the company of your church family. The start of a new year is a wonderful...
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Deployment: Is it a military term?  A vocational term?  Or, might it describe an ordinary day? Recently, I was part of a team who trained (with Lutheran Church Charities) for handling comfort dogs.  We, and our dog, Eve, were learning to be a bridge of compassion to hurting...
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