Pastor – Reverend Joy Heine
Pastor Joy was installed and ordained as Minister of Word and Sacrament at Bethel Lutheran Church in September 2017. She is a graduate of the University of Kentucky (Bachelor of Science in Family Studies), the University of Chicago (Master of Social Work) and the Lutheran School of Theology (Master of Divinity). Prior to accepting the call to Bethel, Pastor Joy worked in several Chicago-area congregations in diaconal ministry since 2003.
Music – Greg Bueltmann
Greg has been accompanying worship at Bethel since January 2013. He is a graduate of Millikin University (Bachelor of Music) and Northern Illinois University (Master of Science). Prior to coming to Bethel, Greg has been a member of Wicker Park Lutheran Church in Chicago, Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Libertyville, IL, and Bethel Lutheran Church in Gurnee, IL where he was confirmed. In 1961, Greg was baptized by his grandfather, Rev. A.J. Bueltmann at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Mokena, IL.