St. John Lutheran Church 

Our church was incorporated in February, 1887 as the "German Evangelical Lutheran Saint John's Congregation, Unaltered Augsburg Confession."

Past Church Vicars

1969 Ronald Oravec

1970 Ronald Theimann

1973  Rich Jaech

1974 Theodore Schubkegel

1975 Patrick Bayens

1976 Thomas Handrick

1977 Michael Hoy

1978  Ronald Glusenkamp

1979 Mark Grunst

1980 Robert Seaton

1985 Kent Umbarger

1986 Kevin Bergmann

1981 Daniel Gruenwald

1982 Michael Meyer

1983 Robert Benke

1984 Stephen Moser

1987 David King

Past Church Pastors

Rev. G. Guericke  1865-1866

Rev. G.A Schmidt 1866-1869

Rev. C.A. Graeber 1869-1886

Rev. A Krafft 1866-1890

Rev. W.F. Koepchen 1890-1900

Rev. S.F.Glasner 1900-1937

Rev Paul Woy  1938- 1949

Rev A.H. Wismar 1949 – 1959

Rev. Frederick W. Dodge   1959-1964 

Rev Herbert Meyer  1965- 1973  

Rev Richard Manns  1969- 1994

Rev John C. Heffelfinger, Jr.  1988 - 1997

Rev Carl A. Krueger 1996 – 2000

Rev Wallace Merdiyan, Interim Pastor

Rev David R. Brinkley  April 28, 2002  - 2005

Rev Wallace Merdiyan, Interim Pastor

Rev James Stoltenberg 2006 – 2013

Rev Martin Teske, Interim Pastor 2014

Rev James Wiese, Substitute Pastor 2015-2016

 

Rev Scott MacDonald 2016 - present

Past Church Presidents

1951-1957     Arthur Warner

1958-1965     Walter Totzke

1966-1971      Roy Winkel

1972               Walter Totzke

1973-1977     Howard Hoff

1978              Edgar Flynn

1979-1980     Roy Winkel

1981-1983    Eleanor Oberempt

1984             Cecilia Manthay

1985             Howard Hoff

1986-1988   Edgar Flynn

1989            Alfred Kroll

1990-1991   Edgar Flynn

1992-1996   Howard Hoff

1997-1999   Carl Vensel

2000-2002   Howard Hoff

2003             Larry Frase

2004-2009   Karen Wasilewski

2010-2015   Carl Vensel

2016-2018   Marcia Gregory

2019-           Cynthia Kreminski

Saint John Lutheran Church
and Preschool

520 Paddock Avenue 

Meriden, CT 06450

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To Contact the Church:

call  203-238-2331 or use the contact form to the right

To Email Directly:

Donna Rackie, Office Manager

office@saintjohnmeriden.org

Pastor Scott MacDonald

pastorsaintjohn@gmail.com

To Contact the Preschool call: 203-630-3997

Marianne Mastriano, Director

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