Rev. Roger Knepprath serves as the lead pastor of St. Paul congregation and Jesus Loves Me Learning Center. He joined the staff in late November of 2006. A varied experience in ministry over the past twenty years included teaching high school in central Wisconsin, serving a rural parish in SE Wisconsin, serving an inner city parish in Canada’s Capitol (Ottawa, ON), and serving a large parish with a Lutheran Elementary School in SW Minnesota.
Pastor and his wife have four children all who live in Mankato. Michael married Jill and have blessed Pastor and Tracy with their first grandchild, Owen. Michael, Angela, and Andrea are through college and work in the area. Brian is studying for the public ministry in New Ulm.
You will likely see Pastor Knepprath on the numerous bike trails around the area. If you want to strike up a conversation you might ask him if he’s read any good books or watched any good movies lately.