Pr. Christopher R. Gillespie was ordained into the Office of Holy Ministry on July 25, A+D 2010. He earned a Master of Divinity in 2009 from Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Indiana. He has previously served congregations in Indiana and Chicago. Pastor and his wife, Anne, have been blessed with ten children. He also enjoys roasting coffee, recording choral and chamber music, and producing media for 1517, Doxology, CPH Music, and the LCMS.
Marla Kipp is a 2001 graduate of Concordia University Wisconsin with a B.A. in Lutheran Elementary Education and a minor in Adaptive Education. In 2011 she earned her M.S. in Special Education from Grand Canyon University, AZ. Prior to beginning her ministry at St. John in 2019, Mrs. Kipp previously taught at a Lutheran School in Milwaukee, WI, for 17 years. While there, she taught children of all grades in a resource classroom, in a general education classroom for middle school grades 6-8, and most recently, in grade 5. Mrs. Kipp is a Kohl’s Teacher Fellowship nominee. During the 2020-2021 school year, Mrs. Kipp was called as a school administrator.
Anya Vander Waal
Infants and After School Care
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