Here is a complete list of Pastors who have served at St. John’s Lutheran Church:
1829 – ? Jacob Winter
1845-1851 The Rev. Michael Schweigert. During these years he also served Trinity Church, McKeesport and Trinity Church, Brandt School Road.
1860-1861 The Rev. Henry Reck, Pastor Reck also served Old Trinity Church, North Side, Pittsburgh,
1861-1863 The Rev. Josiah McPherrin, Pastor McPherrin also served Zion Church in Middle Lancaster.
1863-1866 The Rev. Jonathan Sarver, Pastor Sarver also served Zion Church, Middle Lancaster and English Lutheran Church, Zelienople.
1878-1881 The Rev. George H. Gerberding, Pastor Gerberding also served Mt. Zion Church, North Side, Pittsburgh.
1881-1888 The Rev. W. P. Shanor, Pastor Shanor also served Mt. Zion and Memorial congregations in the North Side of Pittsburgh.
1888-1890 The Rev. Frank P. Bossart, Pastor Bossart also served Mt. Zion Church, North Side, Pittsburgh.
1890-1895 The Rev. Peter Riffer, Pastor Riffer also served Mt. Zion Church, North Side, Pittsburgh and Trinity Church, Ellwood City.
1895 – ? The Rev. J. H. Meyer, Pastor Meyer also served Trinity Church, Brandt School Road.
1895-1896 The Rev. John Luepke, Pastor Luepke also served Trinity Church, Brandt School Road.
1896-1899 The Rev. Christian F. Tiemann, Pastor Tiemann also served Trinity Church, Brandt School Road.
1900-1906 The Rev. P.J.C. Glatzert Pastor Glatzert also served Trinity Church, Brandt School Road.
1907-1921 The Rev. P. G. Klinger, Pastor Klinger also served Trinity Church, Brandt School Road.
1922-1937 The Rev. Willard D. Allbeck, Pastor Allbeck was the first full-time minister at St. John’s.
1937-1948 The Rev. George L. Ulrich
1948-1970 The Rev. Dr. Luther E. Fackler
1960-1965 The Rev. LaVern D. Rassmusssen, Assistant Pastor
1966-1969 The Rev. Dean E. Sudman, Assistant Pastor
1966-1970 The Rev. J. Bert Carlson, Assistant Pastor
1970-1991 The Rev. Elwood H. Leister
1971-1974 The Rev. Donald J. McCoid, Assistant Pastor
1974-1979 The Rev. Charles R. Stadler, Assistant Pastor
1979-1984 The Rev. Frederick P.Schenker, Assistant Pastor
1980-1984 The Rev. Dr. Paul E. Daugherty, Director of Evangelism
1986-1988 The Rev. Daniel P. Kingsborough, Assistant Pastor
1988-2013 The Rev. Dr. Donald D. Anderson, Associate in Pastoral Care
1991-2004 The Rev. Dr. David P. Koppel, Senior Pastor
1992-1994 The Rev. E. Franklin Waugh, Assistant Pastor
1995-2001 The Rev. Dr. Ann Schmid, Associate Pastor
2004-Present The Rev. Pastor Bill Diehm, Senior Pastor
2006-Present The Rev. Pastor Kari Smail, Associate Pastor