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Pastor Joseph fricke

Pastor Joseph Fricke graduated with a B.A. in 1989 from Northwestern College in Watertown, Wisconsin. He continued his schooling at Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary in Mequon, Wisconsin and graduated with a Master of Divinity degree in 1993.

Pastor Fricke served as Vicar at St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Vasser, Michigan. He served as Pastor of Zion Lutheran Church in Valentine, Nebraska from 1993 to 2000. From 2000 to 2004 he served as Pastor of Grace Lutheran Church in Portland, Oregon. Since 2004, he has been serving as Pastor at St. Paul's Lutheran Church.

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pastor russell "chip" wilke iii

Pastor Wilke was born in Watertown, Wisconsin and grew up as the son of two teachers in Helenville, Wisconsin. He graduated with a B.A. in 1997 from Martin Luther College in New Ulm, Minnesota. He continued his schooling at Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary in Mequon, Wisconsin and graduated with a Master of Divinity degree in 2001.

Pastor Wilke was assigned to the home mission congregation of Amazing Grace Lutheran Church in Florence, Kentucky where he served from 2001-2016. He started serving the congregation of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in July of 2016.

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Pastor jasper sellnow

Pastor Jasper Sellnow has been serving St. Paul’s, primarily as the mission pastor of our Adams-Friendship campus, since January of 2018. He grew up in Madison, Wisconsin, and attended Our Redeemer Lutheran Church and School. He spent his high school years preparing for the public ministry at Luther Preparatory School in Watertown, Wisconsin, graduating in 2000. 

He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Martin Luther College (2008) and with a Master of Divinity degree from Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary (2012). He served as a pastoral intern (vicar) at Beautiful Savior in Cincinnati, Ohio, from 2010-2011, and as a senior vicar at St. John’s in Newburg, Wisconsin, from 2011-2012. He first served as a pastor at Mount Olive in Appleton, WI from 2012-2018, prior to accepting the call to serve here at St. Paul’s.