St. Peter's Evangelical
      Lutheran Church
             (Missouri Synod)
   43W301 Plank Road
        1/4 Mile East of Route 47
Hampshire, Illinois  60140






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  what we believe

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  Pastor Robert Donovan

  Pastor Robert Donovan is serving Saint Peter's as transitional Pastor.
  As a full time Intentional Interim Minister, Pastor Donovan is
  responsible for all of the normal pastoral functions of the church.
  Additionally, he has been trained to assist with any organizational
  work in preparation for Saint Peter's to call their next shepherd.

  Pastor Donovan has 22 years of congregational experience in Florida
  and Chicago IL.  Before attending seminary at Concordia Seminary
  Saint Louis in 1992, Pastor Donovan worked in the Boston
  marketplace as a consultant specializing in strategic planning and
  marketing.  He is credentialed by National Association of Lutheran
  Interim Pastors (NALIP) and is a member of  the Intentional
  Ministers Conference (IMC) an association of LC-MS Intentional
  Interim Pastors.

  Currently residing in South Elgin, Pastor Donovan lives with his wife
  Jennifer.  They have been married for 34 years and have four children
  living in Chicago and Hilton Head, SC.

  You can contact Pastor Donovan by calling the church office at
  847-464-1608 or his Cell phone at (773)719-1485.
  You can also e-mail him at:


  Deaconess Barbara Hemme

  Barb joined our staff in July of 2013.  She
  and her husband Mike have resided in
  Hampshire since 2001.  Deaconess Barb
  received her Master of Arts in Religion from
  Concordia University, Chicago in 2010. 
  She also holds a Master of Arts in Sociology
  degree from DePaul University earned in
  1998.  Her focus is ministering to women
  and those in need, including those struggling
  with grief and sorrow.  Barb will be teaching
  confirmation classes during our vacancy.

  You can contact Deaconess Barb by calling the church office at
  847-464-5721 and leaving a message with your phone number.  Barb
  will call you back or you may e-mail her at:

  Church Office Administrator
  Paula Matheny

Our church secretary is in the office
  Monday - Friday mornings.

  Phone:  847-464-5721
  General mailbox:


  Little Saints Pre-School    
  Kristina Kolodziej, Director

  Kristina begins her eleventh year as our
  Preschool Director and her thirteenth year
  teaching with us with the 2017-2018 academic
  year.  Kristina came to us with previous Pre-
  School teaching experience and is a mother
  herself.  She loves children!  You will enjoy
  her energy, concern, and friendliness.  Our Pre-School staff returns
  year after year giving our program stability as well as those things only
  experience can provide.  Please call Kristina with any of your
  Pre-School questions.

  Phone:  847-464-5134
  Link to Preschool page