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Pastor and Staff

oUR sTAFF CONSISTS OF OUR pASTOR, THE oFFICE MANAGER, OUR CHURCH CONTROLLER,
dIRECTOR OF mUSIC,  oRGANIST, CONTEMPORARY BAND lEADER, AND kIDS hOPE DIRECTOR

Meet the team.

Kathleen L. Kluck

Pastor

Vanessa Smith Whitford

Office Manager
Vanessa, her husband Darren and her two children Owen and Kendall haven been members of First Lutheran Church since 2010.   They have been active in all facets of church life.   She began work as the Office Manager in November 2023.   In her free time, Vanessa enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading and cooking.

Brenda Jacob

Controller

Zack Richards

Music Director

Andrea Cassidy

Contemporary Band Leader

Justin Lauschin

Media Director
"Justin has been attending First Lutheran Church with family since 2000, and actively supporting the A/V Ministry team since 2004.  He is a big Cleveland Guardian’s fan and enjoys golf, bike-riding, hiking, and spending time with his beautiful niece."

David Gooding

Organist

Gloria Reichert

Kids Hope Director

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