Rev. Kendall Meyer joined the staff of the Lutheran Church of St. John in November 2015. He served as Senior Pastor of Mount Olive Lutheran Church & School in Des Moines, Iowa from 2009 to 2015. Prior to that, he served as Associate Pastor and Director of Adult Ministries at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Urbandale, Iowa. Kendall is a 2005 graduate of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis and served in Iowa District West for ten years. Pastor Kendall and his wife Lynn have been married for over 20 years and have three children: Michaela, Benjamin, and Abigail. His ministry passions include building relationships, mission work, and teaching Bible studies and Lutheran education. He feels a special calling to equip adults with the Word of God, so that their faith extends beyond Sunday morning, can be shared with others, and is intertwined into every moment of their week. He is an avid St. Louis Cardinal Baseball fan and enjoys playing golf and a wide variety of different sports.