Pastor Brett Cornelius
Gethsemane, Marion, OH

The Rev. Brett Cornelius is a native of Marion, Ohio. He was married to Kate Barrett Cornelius in March, 1986 and together they have three children, Ben, Andrew, and Asher, a daughter in law Tarah, and one grandson, Samuel.  Pastor Cornelius received his theological education at Concordia Theological Seminary in Ft. Wayne, Indiana and was ordained in June 2004.  He is the planter and first pastor of Gethsemane Lutheran Church in Marion, as well as the founder of the Augustana Conference.  


Pastor Wes Hromowyk
Zion, Columbus, OH

Pastor Wesley Hromowyk is a native of North Tonawanda, New York (north of Buffalo). He is currently the Senior Pastor at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Columbus, Ohio. He is a 2013 seminary graduate from Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary in St. Catharines, Ontario (M-Div). He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Concordia University Wisconsin in 2008, where he majored in both Theological Languages and Pre-Seminary Studies, and minored in English. He is currently in the thesis stage of a Sacred Theology Masters (STM) from Trinity Lutheran Seminary, having recently completed and passed his candidacy exams. His area of focus since his undergraduate studies has been exegetical theology, with a recent focus in hermeneutics. Pastor Hromowyk is married to a wonderful and beautiful wife, Kim, whom he met while serving on vicarage at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Union Grove, Wisconsin. They have been happily married since 2013 and have two children.


Pastor Paul Schlueter
St. Paul, Milford Center, OH

Paul Schlueter serves as the pastor at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Chuckery in Milford Center, Ohio.  Pastor Schlueter has served St. Paul since 2006.  He is a 1999 graduate of Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri.  Upon graduation he was called to serve the saints at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Seymour, Indiana where he served as Associate Pastor.  Paul is married to Julie and together they have three children; Anna, Will, and Tori.