Pastor Mark Boster grew up in Quincy, Illinois. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in History and Political Science from Indiana State University and his Master of Divinity degree from The Lutheran School of Theology in Chicago. Mark has served congregations in Centralia, Illinois and Washington, Illinois.Read More
Pastor Ryan Mackey grew up in Dixon, Illinois. It was at Dixon High School that he met his wife,
Tara. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Augustana College in Rock Island,
Illinois and a Master of Divinity degree from Wartburg Theological Seminary in Dubuque, Iowa.
Music has always played an important role in Jeff’s life. From hearing popular songs on the radio and playing those songs on the piano as a young child, to touring the US, Europe, and Asia as part of the Judson University Choir and Handbell Choir (and meeting his wife Emily in Japan), to leading corporate worship for more than 20 years, music continues to play an important role in Jeff’s life.Read More
Mike grew up in Naperville, Illinois and was confirmed at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church and graduated from Naperville North High School. Mike and his family: Rachael, Annika, and Luther are active members of Shepherd of the Prairie Lutheran Church. In addition to being a member and lead volunteer for SOTP’s Community Outreach Team, Mike taught Sunday School for several years.Read More
The Shepherd of the Prairie Congregational Council is the official lay governing body of this congregation and is responsible for administering the total life of the congregation, both spiritual and temporal.
The Congregational Council is responsible for assisting the pastors in the spiritual oversight of the congregation and to see that all rules and regulations of the congregation are rightly executed. The Council also transacts all necessary business of the congregation and provides such personnel as are needed. The Council is made up of boards each of which share responsibility for the work of the ministry of this congregation.