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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

Into the Wilderness

Posted on 22 Feb 2015, Pastor: Dan Wegrzyn
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Trust In God

Posted on 15 Feb 2015, Pastor: Pete Imlah
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From Pastor Dan’s and The Worship Blog

Let’s Tell Everybody!

Have you seen the commercial with Frank and Charlie announcing AT&T’s strongest wireless signal? They were so excited about the accomplishment, they said to each other, “Let’s tell everybody!” One scene places them at a rodeo; then at a marathon race; then at an NFL football...
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The Names of God – A Lenten Series

Have you ever wondered about the significance of the number “40” in the bible? Some say 27 days makes for a habit. But Scripture reveals a 40 day pattern: 40 days on Noah’s ark, 40 years for the Israelites in the wilderness, 40 days of Elijah on the run from Jezebel, 40 days of...
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A Different Approach to the Holidays

I wanted to catch you before “Black Friday” does. For good or for bad, the day after Thanksgiving has become synonymous with 30 days of frenzied, chaotic activity. Our society calls it “getting ready for the holidays.” As Christians, we retort by inserting the word “Christmas” in...
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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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