I am blessed to be the principal of St. John's Lutheran School. This journey started when Mrs. Schneider celebrated her 40 years of service and Mr. Roger Sprengel said we should start to think about a succession plan for St....
Director of Christian Education
I am married to Diana (Stellhorn) for 29 years. We have two children Briana and Bryce. I earned both a B.A. & M.A. from Concordia University River Forest, IL. I enjoy in my free time reading, gardening, and traveling with...
Hi there! I am Lindsey Hudak, formerly Lindsey Pfanstiel. On November, 30th, 2008 I got commissioned and installed as the Director of Parish Music here at St. John’s Lutheran Church and School. My responsibilities include playing organ/keyboard for the church’s...
I have been teaching preschool for 16 years. I love working with young children and teaching them all about the wonderful world that God made. I am happily married to Pastor Nowak and we have three children. They are teenagers...
At the end of the 2021-2022 school year, I completed my 33rd year of teaching. I have been the Kindergarten teacher at St. John’s for 28 years. All of my teaching experiences have been in the lower elementary grades. I...
St. John’s Lutheran Church and School has always been a big part of my life. I was born and raised here in Red Bud. I was blessed with loving Christian parents who knew the value of a Christian education. My...
Hi! I’m Rebekah (Schneider) Liefer. I teach 2nd grade at St. John’s Lutheran School and I love it!! I am originally from Spanish Lake in North County, St. Louis where my father was a pastor at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church...
I have been teaching at St. John’s Lutheran since 2012 and have been consecutively teaching 3rd grade since 2019. I grew up in Sparta IL where I attended St. John’s Lutheran Preschool and then the public school system for K-12....
I am Fourth Grade teacher Cindy Nebel. I am married to St. John’s Senior Pastor, Rev. Mark Nebel. We have five grown children and two grandchildren. I attended what now is called Concordia University Chicago in River Forest, Illinois for...
I was born and raised in the Red Bud area. I attended and earned my education degree from Concordia University in River Forest, IL. I earned my masters degree in curriculum and instruction from William Woods University. After teaching 3rd...
Sixth Grade (Grades 6-8)
Mrs. Doreen Schnepel is the 6th-grade homeroom teacher at St. John’s Lutheran. She teaches 6th-grade Religion, Geography, Health, P.E., and Art. Teaches 7th, and 8th-grade U.S. History, Federal Constitution, Illinois Constitution, and Health. She has been teaching since 2006. She...
Seventh Grade (Grades 6-8)
Eighth Grade (Grades 6-8)
I grew up in Red Bud, and I was raised in a Christian home where faith, family, and hard work were highly valued. I attended and graduated from St. John’s Lutheran School with a love of learning, and I knew...
Pre-school – Heather Nowak
Kindergarten – Betty Schmitz
1st Grade – Rachel Miller
2nd Grade – Rebekah Liefer
3rd Grade – Stephanie Valleroy
4th Grade – Cindy Nebel
5th Grade – Amanda Ruhmann
6th Grade – Doreen Schnepel
7th Grade – Nancy Whelan
8th Grade – Kristin Sachtleben
Resource Teacher – Lara Vause
Principal – Justin Palm
Music Director – Lindsey Hudak
Director of Christian Education – Bill Becker
Sr. Pastor – Mark Nebel
Associate Pastor – Brian Nowak
School Secretary – Sara Shepherd
Church Secretary – Leslie Froemling
Cooks – Jill Gross & Marilyn Oettle
Custodians – Will Krick, Bob Schramm