Vacancy Pastor

With the recommendation of the Missouri District, Epiphany’s Board of Elders has elected Pastor Joel Biermann to serve as our part-time vacancy pastor.  We are grateful for Pastor Biermann’s eagerness to serve as we continue the prayerful process to call a new full-time pastor.

Director of Music

Alex Schrader is a 2019 Master of Divinity (MDiv) graduate of Concordia Seminary, delaying his call to a congregation in order to complete a graduate degree in Biblical Studies. Before beginning at Concordia Seminary, he spent over 18 years in the information technology field. Schrader has a Bachelor of Arts in Music Performance from Concordia University Ann Arbor. Schrader was involved with the starting of Christ in the City Crave Coffee House, an LCMS plant church on the campus of St. Louis University. He serves on the music team of his home church, Concordia Lutheran Church Kirkwood and also participates in a variety of music ensembles in the St. Louis area, providing support on lead guitar, bass guitar, euphonium, trombone, and vocals.  As an audio technician, he has completed more than 250 studio recording and live audio production projects for a variety of musical groups across the Midwest.

Director of Youth and Family Ministry

Our new Youth and Family Minister is Mr. Nathan Speerbrecker, one of our Concordia Seminary Field Workers.  Nathan has vast experience as a DCE in large Lutheran congregations, and brings a wealth of energy and talent.

Community Partnership Director

Mr. Jarred Irby, formerly our Youth and Family Minister, has stepped into a newly created position called Community Partnership Director.  This position will help Epiphany identify and engage with the community through the creation of partnerships.  Jarred is uniquely qualified for this role, which has the possibility of being a highly effective approach to engaging the community.  Jarred’s email address is

Office Manager

Mrs. Carrie Beary began serving full-time at Epiphany in April 2018. Please feel free to contact her at with any questions.