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Tom and Jill Grooms, CIO and RN

January 3, 2013

At St. Philip the Deacon since: 2009 What is your faith background? Jill grew up in Chicago with a Lutheran background — a long history of German Lutherans for many generations. Tom grew up in East Moline, Illinois, going to a Presbyterian church. We met at Valparaiso University in Indiana. What is your professional background […]

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Brandon and Lana Jones, CPA and HR Professional

December 13, 2012

What year did you begin attending St. Philip the Deacon? 2001 What is your faith background? We both grew up in the small town (population 300!) of Langford, South Dakota and have lived a mile apart (or less…) for most of our lives. We both belonged to Langford Lutheran Church where we participated in church […]

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Jan Anderson, Banking

April 8, 2010

At St. Philip the Deacon since: 1998. What is your faith background? I am not a Lutheran because of birth, but Baptist (who did not believe in infant baptism). I am not Lutheran because of school, but Presbyterian (lovingly called “psalm singers”). I am not Lutheran because of college, but Methodist (church and fellowship group […]

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Dave and Lynn Talen, Med Tech Exec and Sales Rep

March 11, 2010

At St. Philip since: Lynn and I and our daughters, Haley and Brooke, have been attending St. Phillip since 2007. Our Faith Background: Until we were married, I think that Lynn and I would have said that our faith was Catholic, for Lynn, and Presbyterian, for myself. The issue of religion, however, at the time […]

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Jon Althoff, Sales & Marketing

January 4, 2010

At St. Philip the Deacon since: 2002 What is your faith background? I was raised Presbyterian by UCC-raised parents. My wife was raised Catholic. We were married in an evangelical Christian church. What is your professional background and experience? I have an MBA in Marketing, and have led sales and marketing teams in large companies and smaller […]

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Curt Eslinger, Finance & Accounting

December 28, 2009

At St. Philip the Deacon since: My wife Carol and I have been members of St Philip since 1983, when we moved to the Twin Cities. We visited a few churches that summer but knew on our first visit that St. Philip would be our church home. We’ve made a few moves since then (one […]

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