Sara Hupp grew up in Huntingburg, Indiana. She graduated Suma cum Laude from Indiana State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education in 2010. She served as a Paraprofessional at Pettis County Early Childhood Cooperative in Sedalia, Missouri in 2011.She taught 3rd Grade at Parkview Elementary School in Sedalia, Missouri from 2011-2012. She was a sub and then Teacher at Lakenheath Elementary School in Lakenheath, England from 2012-2014. She and husband, Levi are blessed with two children, Shane and Meredith. They live in Perry. Levi is in the US Air Force and works at Robins Air Force Base.
Pastor Lehenbauer grew up in Northwest Ohio. He received a Bachelor of Education degree from Concordia University, Nebraska in 1980. He taught high school chemistry and math at Capital Lutheran High School in Arlington, Virginia from 1980-82. He attended Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Indiana from 1982-1986, graduating with a Masters of Divinity degree, He served as pastor of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church and Preschool in Cloquet, Minnesota from 1986-1996 and then Divine Savior Lutheran Church and Preschool in Shepherdsville, Kentucky from 1996-2009. He has served as Pastor of Christ Lutheran Church in Perry since 2009. John and wife, Renee, are blessed with eight grown children, six girls and two boys. Renee Lehenbauer is a teacher and homemaker.