Ministers

 

The Rev. Deborah A. Block, D.Min.
Pastor
 
deborahblock@immanuelwi.org
(414) 276-4757

The Rev. Dr. Deborah A. Block is Immanuel's pastor and head of staff.  Since 1977 she has also served the congregation as co-pastor, associate pastor, and assistant pastor.  Dr. Block preaches and teaches regularly and moderates the Session (church board).  She provides pastoral support to the Board of Trustees and the Adult Education, Stewardship, Human Resources, and Nominating committees.  Dr. Block serves the wider church and community as chair of the Board of Trustees of Carroll University in Waukesha, Wisconsin. 

The Rev. Robert W. Ater
Associate Pastor
 
robertater@immanuelwi.org
(414) 276-4757

The Rev. Robert W. Ater came to Immanuel Church in 2004.

A primary focus of his ministry is the invitation and integration of new members into the life of the congregation. He also provides pastoral support to the Board of Deacons and the Parish Life Council, the congregation's hospitality and events team.  Mr. Ater is a leader in Southeastern Wisconsin Common Ground and the Presbytery of Milwaukee.  He chaired the presbytery council from 2016-2018, and currently serves on the presbytery's Leadership Development Team.  

The Rev. Susan J. Stoll
Associate Pastor for Spiritual Care
 
susanstoll@immanuelwi.org
(414) 276-4757

The Rev. Susan J. Stoll is the newest member of the pastoral team at Immanuel, having joined in March 2015.  Her part-time, volunteer ministry has a particular focus on grief and loss.  She provides pastoral support to the Board of Deacons and counsels and prays with members experiencing loss.  She regularly prays with worshipers at the font following Sunday morning worship.  

The Rev. William H. Johnstone, D.Min.
Pastor Emeritus
 
The Rev. Jean Dow
Associate Pastor Emerita
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The Rev. James C. Fisher, Ph.D.
Parish Associate
 

Music Staff

Steven J. Jensen
Organist
 
John S. Komasa
Choir Director
 

Office Staff

Sarah Campbell
Financial Administrator
 
finance@immanuelwi.org
(414) 276-4757
Amy Penington
Assistant to the Ministers
 
ipc@immanuelwi.org
(414) 276-4757