Stephen Schmidt - Pastor

 Phone:414-651-0313 (cell)

Steve Schmidt was installed as St. John's pastor in January of 2014 after serving Ascension of Jacksonville, NC for fifteen and-a-half years. Prior to his time in North Carolina, Pastor Schmidt had served as a tutor and dorm supervisor at Martin Luther College in New Ulm.

Pastor Schmidt graduated from Martin Luther Prep in Prairie du Chien, WI (1988), Northwestern College (1992), and Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary (1996). During his school years he held a number of jobs, ranging from the interesting (security supervisor at Super Bowl XXVI) to the not-quite-as interesting (overnight shift at a plastics factory).

In 1998 he married Margo (Wendt) in Springville, NY. They have been blessed with two daughters and are proud to call the Oak Creek area home.