PASTORAL STAFF 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pastor Jon Salminen, Senior Pastor
Pastor Jon Salminen is a native of Michigan and is an avid Detroit Lions fan. He did his undergraduate work at Concordia University in River Forest, Illinois. After graduating in 1983, he served as a DCE at St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Barrington, IL until 1985 when he entered Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri. He graduated in 1989 and came to Pearland to start a mission congregation which became Epiphany Lutheran Church. He received his Doctor of Ministry from Fuller Seminary in Pasadena, CA in 2005. Pastor Jon is married to Linda; they have two children: Bethany and Daniel who is married to Kristin.
 
Pastor Nathan Misch, Associate Pastor
 

Pastor Nathan Misch is a Texan, born and bred. He graduated from West Texas A&M in Canyon, receiving a Bachelor of Arts, English, in 2007. From there, he studied at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, where he received his Masters of Divinity in 2012. He then served in Corpus Christi, TX at Lord of Life Lutheran Church from 2012 through 2016, when he received and accepted the call to serve at Epiphany Lutheran Church. Pastor Nathan is married to his wife, Kimmie.

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Pastor David Johnson, Pastor of Music Ministries

Pastor David Johnson graduated from the University of Colorado in Boulder, CO with a degree in Organ Performance, received his Masters in Church Music with concentrated studies in choral directing and organ from Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN.  He received his M. Div. from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, MO, and was ordained in 1989.  He has served as Assistant Pastor, Immanuel Lutheran Church, Danbury, Connecticut; Pastor, Immanuel Lutheran Church and School, Manchester, New Hampshire; Director of Worship Arts Resources, Concordia Publishing House;  Director  for the Commission on Worship for the LCMS, and most recently has served as Associate Professor and Director of Worship Arts for Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. 

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Beth Milbrath, 
Director of Christian Education
Chase Drake, 
Director of Christian Education
CindyCindy Eppelheimer, 
Communication Director
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 Dorian Cornelius, 

Communication Assistant &
Connect Coordinator  
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Debbie Oravetz
Business Manager
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 Patsy Peloquin
Administrative Assistant
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Linda Easto
Volunteer
 
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Larry Woelfel
Facilities Manager