Pastor Kory Janneke

St. Matthew welcomed Pastor Kory Janneke on May 12, 2019. Pastor Kory grew up in Southern Illinois. He graduated from Concordia University Wisconsin (CUW) in 2008 and from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis in 2012. He previously served as the Associate Pastor of Faith Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.  Pastor Kory met his wife, Heidi, in his student days at CUW. The Jannekes have been blessed with five children. As a family, they enjoy being outdoors, riding bikes, raising chickens, and following the St. Louis Cardinals - sorry Brewers fans!

Pastor Kory blogs at  You can email him at, or connect via social media.

Jenny Chambers, Church Secretary

You can contact Jenny at or call the church office at 608-378-3233.

Board of Directors


2020 Board Members:

Jeff Holthaus (President) 

Ray Peterson (Vice President)

Vinnie Rowan (Recording Secretary)

Mitch Lyden (Treasurer) 

Dave Kuehl (Head Elder - not pictured)

Devon Brenson (Building and Grounds)

Amy Sharpe (Education)

Renee Fletcher (Discipleship & Evangelism)

Sharon Schroeder (Fellowship)

Deb Hancock (Community Events)


Keep watch over yourselves and all the flock of which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers. Be shepherds of the church of God, which he bought with his own blood.

~Acts 20:28

Board of Elders:

Darrell Chambers

Kevin Eckelberg

Harvey Foss

Dave Kuehl (not pictured)

Mark Pingel

Lavern Schroeder


They must keep hold of the deep truths of the faith with a clear conscience. They must first be tested; and then if there is nothing against them, let then serve as deacons. ~1 Timothy 3:9-10