Meet our staff

  • Paul Heppner

    Interim Pastor

    Paul began working at JBF in June 2019. He has over 23 years of full-time ministry experience, including starting two churches. Now he specializes in helping churches optimize their ministries during the transition from one pastor to the next.


    Paul and his wife, Peggy, live in Blaine, Minnesota and he commutes to Jesup each week. Peggy works as a Nurse Practitioner in various ER departments in the Twin Cities area. They have three boys who are married and live near them.


    Paul and Peggy enjoy hiking, biking and camping together. Otherwise, you will probably find Paul in his shop tinkering with a project or flying RC aircraft.  

  • John Noll

    Worship Leader

    John became the Worship Leader in February of 2020. With a passion for contemporary music as well as traditional hymns, John enjoys bringing people together to sing to the Lord.


    John and his wife Cindy currently reside in Oelwein with their 3 cats. They enjoy kayaking, hiking, campfires, and spending time with friends. 


    John earned his Bachelor's degree from Concordia University and works as an accountant in Oelwein.   

  • Casondra Schaffer & Noah Schaffer


    Casey (Casondra) started working at JBF in September 2019. Noah, her son, joined her a few months later.