Meet Our Staff
Pastor Bill Shields, Pastor
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 regularly travels to Africa to train pastors there.
Pastor began his work here in 2017. He and his wife, Lisa, have five grown children and nine grandchildren.
Pastor would love to get to know you. Please feel free to join us for worship or drop by during office hours.
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 Jaques, Custodian
Mary Lee Twidell, Choir Director