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Rev. Keith E. GeRue

Rev. Keith E. GeRue

Rev. Keith GeRue was born February 19, 1965 in Beloit, Wisconsin.  His parents Ronald (Deceased 2012) and Beverly, presented him for the washing and rebirth in Holy Baptism at Saint John's Evangelical Lutheran Church on March 3, 1965.  Pastor GeRue attended Saint John's Evangelical Lutheran School from Kindergarten through 8th grade and was confirmed in the Faith on May 13, 1979.

Pastor GeRue graduated high school in 1983 and continued his education at Concordia College Wisconsin, graduating in 1988 with a Bachelor’s degree in Education and Theological Studies. He graduated from Concordia Theological Seminary in February, 1994.

On June 23, 1990, Pastor married Valerie Fay Virchow of Newburg, Wisconsin.  She has a teaching degree from CUW and has taught at Zion Lutheran School, in Beecher, Illinois and Concordia Lutheran School in Springfield, Illinois.

Together Pastor and Valerie have adopted two daughters: Catherine (22) and Elizabeth (19). Catie graduated from Concordia University Chicago in May of 2020; Lizzy will be a Freshman at UW Marshfield in the Fall of 2020.

Pastor GeRue has served at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Onida, Saint John's Lutheran Church, Agar, and Immanuel Lutheran Church, Harrold, all in South Dakota.  From there he served Our Savior Evangelical Lutheran Church in Momence, Illinois.  In 2006, he was called as Associate Pastor of Saint Paul Evangelical Lutheran, Hamel and Trinity Evangelical Lutheran, Worden, Illinois, where he also served as Headmaster of the school. From November 2008 through July 2015 Pastor served at Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church in Girard, Illinois. In July he accepted the Call to Trinity and is excited about working with Pastor Billings and the entire faculty and staff.

Pastor GeRue is also a U.S. Army Chaplain and has served a deployment to Bucca, Iraq. He was assigned to the 646th Regional Support Group in Madison, Wisconsin from August 2015 through December 2018 He is currently assigned to the 452 Combat Surgical Hospital out of Milwaukee, WI..


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Sundays -- 9:00am

Sunday Education Hour -- 10:30am

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Wednesdays (in Season) -- 9:00am & 6:30pm

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Wednesdays (in Season) -- 5:15pm

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