Our Pastor

Pastor Frederich graduated from St. Paul’s Junior College in Concordia, Missouri and from Concordia Senior College in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He received both his Master of Divinity and Master of Sacred Theology degrees from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri. frederich

He served as pastor at Bethany Lutheran Church in St. Louis from 1981 until moving to the Elgin area in 1995. His last eight years in St. Louis he also taught speech and homiletics at Concordia Seminary. From 1995 until 1999 he taught full-time at Fox Valley Lutheran Academy. In 1999, he was called to be associate pastor at St. John's, becoming senior pastor in 2007. He continued teaching part time at Fox Valley Lutheran Academy until 2010.

Pastor Frederich is a strong supporter of Lutheran education and is very helpful to St. John's School. Students are blessed to learn from his vast store of knowledge as he teaches middle school religion and exploratory.

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