Name : G Kim Wills

Pastor G. Kim Wills has served Zion St. John Lutheran Church since April, 2009. He graduated from Wartburg College in 1980 with B.A.s in both Business Administration and Economics. After 14 years in Retail Management, he answered the call of God and began seminary training. He graduated from Wartburg Seminary in Dubuque in December of 1998. He and his wife Diane have 3 adult children and five grandchildren. Pastor Kim is very impressed with the generosity of the members of Zion St. John as they have stepped up to fully fund many improvements that have been made to the church building.

Pastor Kim enjoys teaching confirmation, preaching and leading worship. His hobbies include golf, fishing, deer hunting and reading. In his spare time, Pastor Kim and Diane enjoy foster caring and training future Leader Dogs for the Blind. They are currently working with puppy #6.

G Kim Wills
Pastor

Name : Caitlin Retz

Caitlin Retz is the full time Director of Youth and Family Ministries at Zion St. John. She is a 2015 graduate of Wartburg College with a Bachelor of Music in Music Therapy with a minor in Psychology. Caitlin grew up in Zion St. John, and has lots of great memories. It is her goal to help each youth at ZSJ build a personal relationship with God and to have fun at the same time.

Caitlin has a dog named Simon, and enjoys spending time with family, singing, reading, playing music of all kinds, and trying and failing to complete Pinterest crafts.

Caitlin Retz
Director of Youth and Familiy Ministries

Name : Diane Wills

Diane Wills, parish secretary, is a 1981 graduate of Wartburg College, majoring in Music Education and Music Therapy, and married to Pastor Kim for 36 years. She has served Zion St. John in many capacities and added parish secretary in 2015. She also maintains the church website and parish records, along with publishing the weekly bulletins and monthly newsletters. Her hobbies include cross-stitching, gardening, singing, playing a variety of instruments, and doing Sudoku puzzles. In her spare time, she and Pastor Kim enjoy the challenge of foster caring and training future Leader Dogs for the Blind. They are currently raising puppy #6.

Diane Wills
Parish Secretary