Getting to Know Us

Statement from Church Council President – Tom Steinmann

In January of 2018, I was elected Council President at Our Lord’s Lutheran Church.  I consider it both an honor and a tremendous responsibility to serve the members of our congregation.   My wife Anita, and I, joined OLLC in 2002. We knew immediately upon our first visit that Our Lord’s was a special place with wonderful people.   Our first daughter Marian was born in 2003 and our second daughter Josie was born in 2006. All four of us enjoy worshiping and interacting with our church family at Our Lord’s Lutheran Church.

Our Lord’s Lutheran Church celebrated 50 years of ministry in 2017.  As a congregation of welcoming and caring people, Our Lord’s strives to be messengers of the Gospel in Maryville, Illinois, and the surrounding communities.  We are currently seeking a committed and energetic full-time pastor to lead us forward on our continuing journey to fulfill Our Lord’s mission “Called to Share Christ’s Love with All.”


We welcome Pastor Paul Park as our interim minister and his wife Rosalie (Rosy). Pastor Park and Rosy come to us from central Illinois. We look forward to his ministry and to getting to know Pastor Park and Rosy as they shepherd our congregation.


Our Lord’s utilizes a Ministry Team model of governance. At its heart is a large set of Ministry Teams that accomplish the primary work of the congregation. These Ministry Teams are coordinated/assisted by the members of the Steering Team which is appointed by an elected Church Council.

The Council’s primary duty is to focus on the fulfillment of the congregation’s vision to “Share Christ’s Love with All” and by overseeing all the administrative and financial duties for the church.

Standing (L to R) Bruce Fritz, Deanne Holshouser, Jaime Henderson; Seated (L to R) Kathy Hoelscher, Tom Steinmann (President), Alan Kramer


The Steering Team supports the many ministries of the congregation in the areas of Worship, Service, Education, and Fellowship. Members are encouraged to participate in one or more of the many Ministry Teams we currently have or turn a passion into action by starting a new Ministry Team that is of interest to them.

Standing (L to R) Erick Larson, Jan Vinson, Tim Nyland Seated (L to R) Lyn Kampwerth, Karen Cummings-Larson, Laura Foppe


Brian Gunderson
Director of Contemporary MusicBrian Gunderson
Director of Traditional MusicHarvey Chiles

Lay Ministry

Beth Giese
Nursery AttendantBeth Giese

Office Staff

Linda Spencer
Office Assistant Linda Spencer
Loretta Williams
Administrative Assistant Loretta Williams

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Worship Services: 

Traditional Service: Sunday - 8:00 A.M. and 10:45 A.M.
Contemporary Service: Saturday - 5:00 P.M.

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Evangelical Lutheran Church of  America (ELCA)


150 Wilma Dr, Maryville, IL 62062


Our Lord’s Lutheran Church has served its community in service, worship, and prayer since 1967. Our mission is “Sharing Christ’s Love with All”

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