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Reverend Emily Beckering (Pastor Emily) was installed as the 19th pastor of St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church on August 31, 2015. Originally from Minnesota, Pastor Emily is delighted to be called to the Southern Ohio Synod of the ELCA to serve in ministry alongside the people of St. Paul.

Music Director

Kristopher Keith has a master’s degree in Music from Ohio State University. He was Director of the Adult Vocal and Handbell Choirs at Atonement Lutheran Church in Columbus, Director of Ohio State University Jazz Ensemble as well as several other musical groups at Ohio State. He plays all of the woodwind instruments and has performed in many musical presentations in the Columbus, Dayton and Cincinnati areas.


Kate Wollenburg has a degree in Music from Ohio State and a Juris Doctor from Capitol University Law School. She was Director of Music Ministries at Atonement Lutheran Church in Columbus. She held other music positions at several other churches in the central Ohio area. Kate is currently Circuit Mediator for U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, Cincinnati, Ohio. Prior to her current position, she held similar duties for several other court systems in central Ohio. Kate also plays the organ, piano and flute.

Administrative Assistant

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Jane Owen started at St. Paul in September 2016 and is enjoying getting to know the congregation. She is pursuing degrees in business and IT from Cincinnati State College.