Staff Details

Our Staff Bios And Contact Details Are Below

  • Pastor Jonathan Bull

    Lead Pastor

    Pastor Jonathan Bull is the lead Pastor at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Westerville. A 1992 and 1989 graduate of Trinity Lutheran Seminary and Capital University, Pastor Bull holds an M/Div and a BA in Business Administration.  Pastor Bull serves on the Southern Ohio Synod, ELCA finance committee and global mission task force and also volunteers as one of five chaplains for the Westerville Divisions of Fire and Police.  Pastor Bull is married to Terry and has two grown children, Michael and Sarah.  Contact Pastor Bull by calling the Church Office @ (614) 882-7601 or click here to e-mail Pastor Bull.

  • Pastor Rebecca Grate

    Associate Pastor

    Pastor Rebecca Grate is the Associate Pastor at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Westerville. She has served for three and a half years as Pastor in the Indiana-Kentucky Synod. Pastor Rebecca graduated from Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary in Columbia, SC after completing a BA in Psychology from West Virginia University in Morgantown, WV. She has completed five units of hospital chaplaincy in Hershey, PA and Columbia, SC. Pastor Rebecca serves as the Assistant Team Leader for The tAble, one of the ELCA Youth Gathering pre-events for young people living with disabilities. Contact Pastor Grate by calling the Church Office @ (614) 882-7601 or click here to e-mail Pastor Grate.

  • Karla Kruse
    Director of Music Ministries and Adult Choir Director

    Karla is our Director of Music Ministries and Adult Choir Director. Karla is a graduate of Ashland University with music performance and theater degrees. She is currently Vice-President of Church Council, is in her fourth year as chair of the Worship and Music Committee and has enjoyed several years as St. Paul’s wedding coordinator. Contact Karla by calling the Church Office @ (614) 882-7601 or click here to e-mail Karla.

  • Jennifer Cabral Hever

    Contemporary Music Director

    Jennifer is our Contemporary Music Directory. Jennifer is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire where she earned her Bachelor of Music Education. At OSU, she receiving her Masters in Music Performance in bassoon with an emphasis in conducting. She has been teaching in the Olentangy Local Schools district for 20 years, currently as the Olentangy Orange Middle School Band Director and she assists the high school marching band.  Contact Jennifer by calling the Church Office @ (614) 882-7601 or click here to e-mail Jennifer.

  • Judy McLeod

    Bell Choir Director

    Judy is the Director of the "Bells of St. Paul".  A graduate of Capital University, Judy is a life long member of St. Paul and loves sharing the Gospel through the ringing of bells.  Contact Judy by calling the Church Office @ (614) 882-7601 or click here to e-mail Judy.

  • Philip Cordell
    Organist / Pianist

    Philip is our Organist/Pianist for our Traditional Services. Contact Philip by calling the Church Office @ (614) 882-7601 or click here to e-mail Philip.

  • Velda Wise
    Church Secretary

    Velda is our friendly church secretary. Contact Velda for any questions regarding membership, worship assistant assignments, weekly bulletins, or to schedule a wedding or baptism. Contact Velda by calling the Church Office @ (614) 882-7601 or click here to e-mail Velda.

  • Sara Wunsch
    Leadership in Context Student

    Sara is our Leadership in Context Student from Trinity Lutheran SerminarySara is a student at Trinity Lutheran Seminary and she is assigned to St. Paul in order to learn how to do ministry in context. Sara has been married to E.J. for twenty years, and we have three children - Katie (15), David (13), and Lauren (11). She has a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in social work, and has previous experience as a child and family therapist with physically abused, sexually abused, and neglected children in Chicago, Michigan, and Cincinnati. Contact Sara by contacting the Church Office @ (614) 882-7601 or click here to email Sara.