Church Treasurer Lynn Busse Image Church Treasurer - Lynn Busse


Hello, my name is Lynn Busse. I have been a member of the church since the 1970's. As a member I have served as a Sunday School teacher and Treasurer. Financial Accounting has been my career for over 40 years. I love to read, crochet, ride my Harley, travel to the cabin and spend time with our children and grandchildren.

Custodian Crystal DuCharme Image Custodian - Crystal DuCharme
Hello my name is Crystal DuCharme.  I grew up in the Ada area. I am a lifetime member of Bethel UCC. I have been married to my husband Steve for three years. I have two wonderful daughters. I am currently working at Divine Savior Daycare, and cleaning for Bethel and now for St .Johns. I enjoy gardening in the summer. I have been teaching myself to tat, and just recently to crochet. I like to learn new things. My favorite Bible verse is Colossians 3:23, "Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as though you were working for the Lord and not for men."

Head Organist/Chime Choir Director Helen Schmitz Image Head Organist/Chime Choir Director - Helen Schmitz
Helen has been a life long member and an organist since 1961. She enjoys being a director for chimes since it started in 2007 which involves working with children in grades 3 - 8. Helen and her husband, David, enjoy camping, traveling and spending time with their children and four grandchildren.

Organist/Bell Choir Director Joan Bender Image Organist/Bell Choir Director - Joan Bender
Joan has been an organist/pianist since 1988. In addition to playing for church services, she is the superintendent for the Sunday School and directs the Hand Bell Choir. Joan has been a member of St John’s since 1985.  Outside of church, she keeps busy while working at CGI and working on Project Linus activities.  Joan, along with her husband Randy, enjoy traveling and spending time with the family, including the grandchildren!

Chime Choir Director Judy Westermeyer Image Chime Choir Director - Judy Westermeyer
Judy joined St. John's in l966 when she married Frederick.  She has taught  Sunday School and sang in the church choir for many years, belongs to the Hand Bell Choir, is a member of the Women's Guild and is co-director of the Children's Chimes Choir.  Judy has said that "St. John's church family was very supportive when we lost our daughter, Ann and then again with the loss of our son, Henry."  They have a son, five grandchildren, two step grandchildren, and one great step grandchild.  They enjoy going to car shows, getting together with their friends and attending their grandchildren's sporting events.