Pastor Steven Theiss has served at St. Paul’s since July of 1997.  Previous parishes were in Rochester, MI and Blair, NE.  He also has served on boards and committees for the Nebraska, Michigan, and Southern Illinois Districts, and as a Trustee of St. Paul Lutheran High School, Concordia, MO, a Recognized Service Organization of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod.  Raised in a Lutheran pastor’s family, he is a graduate of Lutheran grade school, SPCH, Concordia, MO and schools named Concordia in Ann Arbor, MI, Ft. Wayne, In, Seward, NE and St. Louis, MO.  He also has served in the communities in which he has lived as a member of nursing home and human care organization boards, as well as soccer and baseball coach and referee.  He and Susan have been married more than 40 years and share four sons, three daughters-in-law and eight grandchildren.