Meet Our Staff
Pastor Bill Shields, Pastor
Pastor William Shields began his work here on April 1st and was installed by Pastor Martha Nelson on Sunday, April 2.
Pastor Shields has served churches in Rantoul and Pontiac, and was most recently an Associate Pastor and Youth Director at St. Marks Lutheran Church, Lindenhurst IL. He has traveled to Africa to train pastors there and has regularly led summer mission trips for his congregation. He and his wife, Lisa, have five grown children and three granddaughters.
We welcome Pastor Shields and his family to First Lutheran.
June Ohlson, Office Manager
Our Office Manager is June Ohlson. If you have a question or need to get something done, talk to June. You will always get a smile and willing help.
June sees her responsibilities as: Supporting the Mission of First Lutheran Church by fostering a good working relationship with the Pastor, membership, lay leaders, and the general public. To sum it up, she is to know who’s who, what’s where, how it works, if it was done here before, and the rest of the story.
Jeff Jacques, Custodian
Mary Lee Twidell, Choir Director