Feel free to give us a call 217.222.3241

Parish Team


Bp. Stephen D. Strawn
Bishop Ordinary & Dean of the Cathedral


Fr. Patrick S. Fodor
Assistant Priest


Dcn. Charles W. Akright
Deacon Emeritus


Administrative Assistant:  Mrs. Virginia Euwer
Nursery:  Ms. Tammy Egbers
Sexton:  Mr. Will Brady


Acolyte Master : Mr. David Williams
Altar Guild : Mrs. Annette  Strawn
Pastoral Counseling : Bp. Strawn
Lay Readers : Fr. Patrick Fodor
Prayer Requests : Bp. Strawn
Youth Directors :  Open Position
Women's Fellowship : Mrs. Sandy Fluent
Men's Chillax : Bp. Strawn


Senior Warden : Dr. Jim Williams
Junior Warden : Mr. David Farkas
Treasurer : Mr.Gary Blickhan *
Secretary : Mrs.Elizabeth Stanley

* = Non-Vestry Position

Jim Williams
Dick Klimstra
Jeanette Begaman

Glenn Hogge
Anne Scott
Elizabeth Stanley

David Farkas
David Williams
Open Seat

Christian Education

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Coordinator :  Mrs. Annette Strawn
Primary Catechist : Mrs. Miranda Strawn
Level I (Age 3-6) Catechist :  Mr. Glenn Hogge & Mrs. Julie Williams
Level II (Age 6-9) Catechist :  Mrs. Annette Strawn
Level III (Age 9-12) Catechist :  Mrs. Christine Borovay & Mrs. Susan Hiatt
Teen Formation (Age 13-18) :  Mrs. Jamie Foster
Adult Formation :  Fr. Patrick Fodor

Altar Guild

Directress : Mrs. Annette Strawn
Secretary : Christine Borovay
Treasurer : Julie Williams


Sharon Akright
Donna Bowen
Susan Bruce
Jennifer Engelmeyer
Virginia Euwer
Sandy Fluent
Joan Klimstra
Maryana Mettler
Anne Scott
Carrie Sohn
Elizabeth Stanley
Margie Williams

Jr.. Altar Guild Members:

Jordan Borovay
Elizabeth Fodor
Emily Sohn
Megan Sohn

Bread/Candles/Wine : Virginia Euwer & Sharon Akright
Flowers : Janette Begeman
Instructress : Elizabeth Stanley
Linens/Robes : Anne Scott & Julie Williams


Gary L. Blickhan is an accomplished organist and composer. Having composed over two hundred songs and counting. Gary favors the parishioners of St. John's with his original music during preludes and postludes. Gary is Certified Public Accountant and is a Partner in the firm Gray Hunter Stenn LLP. He is also the president of the Quincy Chess Club as well as the treasurer of the Quincy Symphony Orchestra Association.

Best of all, you can give back to God what he has given you and worship Him with a joyful noise!

Oh Come, let us sing unto the Lord:
let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation.
Psalms 95:1 (KJV)