As we actively begin the call process for the next pastor to serve St John's, we are pleased to welcome Rev Martin Kaufmann as our vacancy pastor. Pastor Kaufmann currently is pastor at Trinity Lutheran Church in Auburn, IL. Pastor Kaufmann grew up in Springfield. He is a 1997 graduate of Concordia Theological Seminary in Ft. Wayne, Indiana. He has served churches in Cisco, Texas and Houston, Texas before coming to Auburn in July of 2013. Pastor and his wife Amy have 3 children: Andrew, Katie, and Laura.