SUNDAY WORSHIP!
9:00am & 10:45am

NEW WEDNESDAY WORSHIP!
7:00pm
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Sunday School and Nursery available during each Service.

Upcoming Events

  • December 18, 2017 6:30 pmDaisy Girls
  • December 19, 2017 7:00 pmBoy Scout Pack Meeting
  • December 20, 2017 12:00 pmAA
  • December 20, 2017 12:45 pmCommunion Service at Pres Homes
  • December 20, 2017 5:15 pmDinner
  • December 20, 2017 5:15 pmIgnite for 9-12 grade
  • December 20, 2017 6:00 pmKids Core Christmas Program
  • December 20, 2017 6:00 pmExplore- Confirmation 7th-8th Grade
  • December 20, 2017 6:00 pmFaith Creek Church School
  • December 20, 2017 6:30 pmChoir Christmas Party
  • December 20, 2017 7:00 pmWorship/Communion
  • December 21, 2017 10:00 amThurs. Morning Bible Study
  • December 23, 2017 9:00 amYOGA
  • December 24, 2017 9:00 amWorship/Holy Communion
  • December 24, 2017 3:30 pmChristmas Eve Service
  • December 24, 2017 5:00 pmChristmas Eve Service
  • December 24, 2017 10:00 pmChristmas Eve Service
  • December 25, 2017Church Office Closed
  • December 26, 2017Church Office Closed
  • December 27, 2017Church Office Closed
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Staff

Main Address & Phone Number:

2451 Fairview Lane
Mound, MN 55364
952.472.1416

Church Office Hours are Monday-Friday 9:00am-3:00pm.

St. John’s has a gifted staff who lead our mission and ministry in a variety of ways.  They love working with people and enjoy encouraging and equipping people for their expressions of service.  Please contact them at anytime!

Church Staff Phone & E-mail:

Name Position Phone E-mail
Pastor Jeff Heiderscheit Senior Pastor 952.472.1416 extension 222 pastorjeff@stjom.org
Pastor Kaitlyn Forster Associate Pastor 952.472.1416 pastorkaitlyn@stjom.org
Kristin Smyth Office Administrator 952.472.1416 extension 221 kristin@stjom.org
Katie Clobes Finance Administrator 952.472.1416 extension 225 katie@stjom.org
Brigid O’Rourke Parish Nurse 952.472.1416 extension 226 brigid@stjom.org
Cathie Samuelson Director of Children’s Ministries 952.472.1416 extension 228 cathie@stjom.org
Rev. Kay Hacklander Minister of Worship and Music 952.472.1416 extension 227 kay@stjom.org
Linda Hausmann Director of Chancel Choir and Hand Bells 952.472.1416 LBHausmann@aol.com

Pastor Jeff Heiderscheit has been at St. John’s since October of 2012. He grew up in Bellevue, Iowa (a town on the Mississippi River just south of Dubuque) on a farm 7 miles out in the country. He went to college at Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa and majored in Music Education. After some public school teaching and church youth director work,  he attended seminary at Luther Seminary in St. Paul where he earned a Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry.  He has been married to his wife Annie since 1991.  They have two daughters, Grace and Caroline, and a small, fluffy dog named Oliver. Pastor Jeff loves music!  Guitar playing and singing has a way of making his bones relax.  He also loves riding his bike and reading a good book.  Family cooking night on Sunday evenings holds a special place too. Pastor Jeff says this about St. John’s: “I love how the Spirit is moving in our congregation.  We know how to laugh together.  When a community can laugh together they can tackle anything!”

 

Pastor Kaitlyn Forster has served at St. John’s since October of 2014. She is from New Hope, MN and went to Concordia, Moorhead for college. Go Cobbers! There she majored in Religion with a minor in Psychology. She took a year off in between college and seminary and worked three retail jobs, with one of the months having them all overlap! She graduated Luther Seminary with a Masters in Divinity in May 2014. She and her husband Scott are newlyweds who enjoy running, hiking, reading, and playing board games. They also have a cat, Noodle, but they mostly call him Bubba. For their honeymoon, Kaitlyn and Scott travelled to New Zealand they’d go back in a heartbeat if the plane ride weren’t so long. When asked about St. John’s, Pastor Kaitlyn says, “I love the people at St John’s! It is a huge joy knowing that when I come in to “work” I get to interact with amazing, talented, and unique people. I also really enjoy the mission trips and am looking forward to the Intergenerational Mission Trip opportunity. There is something beautiful about leaving our comfort zones and serving alongside each other.”


Kristin Smyth
 has been a member of St. John’s since 2001 and is excited to join the staff as the new Office Administrator in the summer of 2016. She grew up in Hopkins, MN and got her Bachelors of Science degree at UW-Stevens Point.  She was the Program Director for a Montessori school in Minneapolis and has recently worked with the Westonka School district for the past 8.5 years.  Kirstin has lived in Mound since 1997 and is married to John (Skip), has two kids, Jack and Laken and one scrappy dog.  Her favorite thing about St. John’s is how welcoming all the people are.

 

Katie Clobes is a long-time member of St. John’s and joined the staff in 2013. She is originally from Sparta, WI. She has a BS in Business Administration and a MA in Health & Human Services Administration. She has owned Clobes Custom Bookkeeping for 16 years. She is married to Jim and has three kids, two stepsons and one sweet puppy. She loves to be with her family and her favorite thing about St. John’s is “the energy and love you feel from our congregation members.”

 

Brigid O’Rourke is St. John’s Parish Nurse. She joined the staff in August of 2007. Originally from Wells, MN, Brigid attended Good Counsel Academy in Mankato, the St. Cloud School of Nursing and received her Faith Community Nursing Certification at Bethel University in St. Paul. Brigid is the youngest of five siblings and both her parents were of Irish decent. She currently lives in St. Louis Park with her two beautiful Persian cats, Finnygan and Bennygan. Brigid absolutely loves everything about golf from watching it on TV, playing golf, talking about golf and shopping golf. She is an usher at the Stages Children’s Theatre in Hopkins and volunteers at Open Arms in Minneapolis. She firmly believes that Nordic Walking, yoga and reading are very important for her mental and physical health. She loves St. John’s because, “Our members are friendly and receptive, the staff supportive and fun to work with, the physical structure is awesome and we’re located in a beautiful community.”

 

Cathie Samuelson is a long time member and has served as Director of Children’s Ministry since 1998. After growing up on a farm near Watertown, MN, Cathie earned a BA in Psychology and Religion from Gustavus Adolphus College and a BS in Elementary Education from the U of MN. Cathie and her husband, Tom, have two grown sons, Ben and Ethan. She’s an avid Twins fan who loves to read, walk and visit the North Shore. Her favorite thing about St. John’s… “I love the people, especially the children!!”

 

Rev. Kay Hacklander joined the St. John’s staff in September of 2002. She is a farm girl from Clarion, Iowa with a music major and religion/philosophy minor from Central College, Pella, Iowa and a Master’s in Religious Education & the Arts from Duke Divinity School, Durham, North Carolina. She is also an ordained deacon in the United Methodist Church. Her husband, Brian, is a United Methodist pastor and their two children, Colin and Caitlyn, are grown. Kay loves traveling to see her kids, working on freelance composing projects and teaching piano lessons. What she loves most about St. John’s is, “The people, people, people! And outdoor worship in the summer.”

 

Linda Hausmann is a long-time member of St. John’s who directs the adult Chancel Choir and the youth and adult bell choirs. She’s a graduate of Mound High School and the University of Minnesota. In addition to being an accomplished musician, Linda has also taught English as a Second Language (ESL). When asked what she likes best about St. John’s, she says, “It has been my home church for so many years; it is family.”