Our Staff


Pastor Weidmayer was born and raised in a small Community on the East side of Michigan near Ann Arbor. In 1991 He graduated from Concordia University, Ann Arbor. He attended Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, MO. He served his vicarage in Green Bay, WI. He was ordained into the office of the Holy Ministry on Father’s Day 1996. He has served congregations in Deer Park, WI, Forest, WI, Wyoming, MI, Grandville, MI, and currently Farmington, NY. He is involved in the community as President of the Pal-Mac Kiwanis, and Volunteer Fire Chaplain.

He and his wife Jackie were married in January of 2008 and have been blessed with a blended family of 4 children; Jennifer and (Andrew) Perry, Katherine and (Daniel) Monti, Allison Weidmayer, Jacob Weidmayer, as well as 2 Grandsons Jordan and Logan. When not traveling to and from family activities they enjoy camping and outdoor activities.



Lance Eckler started his clergical support role here at St. John’s 5 years ago. He has a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice & is IT certified in PBX Administration and telecom. Lance loves his second career here at St. John’s assisting Pastor Weidmayer. Lance supports St. John’s by directing its music ministry, leading the youth in pageants and VBS as well as managing the church office. Lance is married to his wife Ginger and they have 6 children between them , 4 girls and 2 boys! 🙂 Lance loves spending time with his family , going out to dinner with his wife and watching the Buffalo Bills play football.