The Rev. Edward Heim, Pastor has served St. John's since the fall of 1995. He previously served two urban parishes in New Jersey; and then as Executive Director of the Lutheran Office on Public Policy as staff member of the DE-MD and Metro Washington DC Synods of the ELCA. A graduate of New Jersey City University with a B.A. in Sociology; he received his Master of Divinity degree from Trinity Lutheran Seminary in Ohio. He and his wife, Janet, have been married over 25 years and the parents of three young adults: Chris (living in Colorado), Camille (a pharmacy student) and David (studying History). Pastor Ed spends his free time in enjoying dining with Janet, viewing the latest movies, rooting for his favorite sports teams, being an avid reader and following current events.