Pastor Stuckwisch was installed as pastor at Messiah on January 18, 2015. He is a native of Omaha, Nebraska and a graduate of Concordia University, Seward and Concordia Theological Seminary in St. Louis. Prior to coming to Messiah he served parishes in Odem, Texas, Humble, Texas and Fort Smith, Arkansas. Pastor and his wife, De, have two children--a son who resides in Appleton, Wisconsin and a daughter who lives in Fort Smith, Arkansas.
Linda is our part-time Office Assistant. Linda has been a member of Messiah since 2004. She has volunteered by preparing the Traditional worship service on PowerPoint slides every week since 2007, and assists with the sound board when needed. Linda has two married children, a son and a daughter, and two granddaughters. She is very happy and extremely blessed to be working here at Messiah.
Cathy is a Cincinnati native and long time member of Messiah. She has a degree in music education and teaches piano lessons in the area. Cathy has 3 adult children.
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Matt graduated from Ohio Northern University with Bachelors in Music. In 2005 Matt landed a playing position with nationally recognized Christian Artist, Julie Nickell, and shared the stage with Building 429 and Chris Tomlin. He has appeared on recordings, conducted Master classes, and performed at such venues as Ohio Northern University, Xavier University, Capitol Universities Day of Percussion and Percussive Arts Societies International Convention. Matt is the owner of Bcenterstagemusic where he teaches privately and online in his Fairfield and Springboro based studios. Matt and his wife Sheila have three children.
Randy has been a member of Messiah since 1991. Previously served Messiah as elder and council vice president and president. Married to Nancy for 32 years, and has two sons Matthew, and Brenton. Employed by Procter and Gamble for 32 years before being acquired by the J. M. Smucker Company, from which he recently retired. Randy enjoys being a part of Messiah's choir.
Sharon Schmetzer graduated from the College Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati. She has been with Messiah since 1988. She is our organist and keyboardist and also accompanies the choir and soloists. Sharon works full-time at Procter & Gamble as a Safety & Regulatory Specialist. She is married to Mark and they have one daughter, Kalli. She enjoys visiting nursing homes with her therapy dog, jogging, reading and gardening.