CHURCH COUNCIL


  • President

    Terry Wendling

    Previous Positions and Terms at Faith: Wednesday Morning Men’s Bible Class, Elder, Usher, Memorial Garden Helper, Right to Life Committee Against Abortion & Killing of Un-Born Babies, Church Greeter, Outreach Committee member and Larry Smith’s Go-fer in the Kitchen.

     Outside Leadership Positions:  Terrific Kids Coordinator-Kiwanis, Meals On Wheels-HSV, Kiwanis Golf Tournament Committee Member, mentored (along with Jan) kids ages 6th grade thru High School in Bloomington, President & Elder of Immanuel Lutheran Church & School Murphysboro, Illinois during the Seminex Period of Synod, School Board Member at Murphysboro & Bloomington, Illinois, Chairman of Constitutional Change Committee at Trinity Bloomington, Illinois.

     Previous occupation:  Chief Pilot of Southern Illinois University at Carbondale until 1987 at which time I took a Position with State Farm Insurance in Bloomington as an Executive Pilot flying large Executive Jets.

  • Vice President

    Dennis Stephany 

    Born and raised in small town in Western Iowa , graduated from Ia. State Univ. and commissioned in U.S. Navy.  Married Mary at this time.  

    I worked in sales and management positions and we moved to H.S.V. in 2003 from Sioux City , Ia.  Active in church and Kiwanis programs including mentoring.  Previously active in golf and boating and we are happy to be in the Village.  

  • Secretary

    Susan Peterson 

    I joined Faith in 2003, and Charlie and I were married here in 2004. While working in Russellville, we were “Weekenders” in the Village for 10 years. I retired four years ago after teaching elementary school for 36 years. I have joined the “Ringers” Handbell Choir as well as the Altar Guild, am president of the Ladies Guild, and am a Reader several times each year. Other activities include helping Thanksgiving and Christmas charity projects, and serving as an usher and co-chair of Service Group 2.

  • Treasurer

    Judy Kluba

    I was born in Red Bud in Southern Illinois. Was a lifetime member of  Trinity Lutheran Church (Prairie) until we moved to the Village; served as Financial Secretary and Treasurer.

    My employment years in the Federal Government included Farmers Home Administration, U.S. Army, and Veterans Administration Medical Center at Jefferson Barracks; retired  in 2000 after 32 ½ years.

    Dave and I moved to the village in 2007 after vacationing/golfing here since 1980.

    When first visiting here, we were happy to find a Missouri Synod church in the village. Since becoming members, I have been Financial Secretary for the church and treasurer for LWML ladies Guild.

    I enjoy spending time with fellow members in the Bell Choir, Monday morning quilt making for world relief and Wednesday morning Ladies Bible Study.

  • Financial Secretary

    Beverly Schaumburg 

    I moved to the village from Illinois in January 1995, and immediately transferred my membership to Faith Lutheran church.  I have been a Missouri Synod  Lutheran since birth. 

    I was very active in Immanuel Lutheran church, in the small town of Loda.  

    I was on the church council holding the office of treasurer.  I was also the president of our Ladies Aid/LWML society, at the time when we moved I was President of the Danville Zone LWML, a position I thoroughly enjoyed. 

    We travel a lot to Illinois, Indiana and Tennessee where our family members live.

  • Head Elder

    David Olson

    Born and raised in the St. Louis, Mo area.

    Served 4 years in the United States Air Force.

    Served as Elder and President in St. Peters, Mo

    Served as Elder in Kansas City and St. Charles, Mo and Flower Mound, Texas.

    Currently serving as Head Elder, Chairman of Tech Committee, Usher and member of the Planning Committee at Faith.

    Also active in the Hot Springs Kiwanis Club, Arkansas Master Naturalist.


  • Head of outreach/Evangelism  

    David Knoernschild

    Native of Lutherville, Arkansas.

    BSIE, University of Arkansas.

    Career: Commissioned Army, Engineering & Financial Services.

    Personal Goals:

        Keep best eternal relationship with my Savior

        Become the best Christian husband, dad & granddad (Opa) I can be.

        Become the best church leader/member I can be.

        Maximize my 3T's at my church.

    Have served in various church leadership positions & active in other

    volunteer organizations.

    Christina & I moved to the Village from Memphis in 2010.

    Family in Arlington, Tennessee and Allen, Texas.

     


  • Education


    Don Montgomery

    Originally from the western suburbs of Chicago . My wife Karen and I moved to HSV in June of 2015.

    Retired from 40+ years of software development and management.

    I have served on several boards and was an Elder for 7 years at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Batavia, IL. I have led in-home small groups (Care-Ciple groups) for 20 years and led Sunday adult Bible study at Immanuel for 4 years. 


  • Stewardship

    Larry Smith

    Born in Seattle, Washington in 1938. 

    Elementary school in central Washington.  High school and college in northern California.  Taught high school in 1962. 

    Joined the Air Force in 1962 as a pilot.  Got out in `1969. 

    Continental Airline pilot from 1969 to 1998. 

    Married Shirley in 1963.  Three children, five grandchildren and one great granddaughter.

  • Head Trustee

    To be announced

    With the passing of Arnetta, this position will be filled shortly.