Rev. Kenneth Hoover has served Immanuel Lutheran Church as it’s pastor since the fall of 2003. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Concordia College, Ann Arbor, Michigan, in 1979, and then earned his Master of Divinity degree from Concordia Seminary in St Louis, Missouri, in 1988. Pastor Hoover served two congregations in Nebraska prior to coming to Immanuel. He is married to Michele and has four children; Johanna, Cassie, Ben, and Vincent. Pastor Hoover’s passion is to serve God through His Church on earth as it fulfills God’s mission of touching hearts and changing lives with Jesus.
Rachel joined our team in July of 2018 and serves as our Office Administrator. Rachel is a graduate of Charleston High School and we recently discovered she also is an alumni to Immanuel's Preschool program. She and her husband Rodney are both from the local area. They have four grown children and spend most of their leisure time enjoying their five grandchildren.