Pastor Bill is a native Wisconsinite, having served in Fort Atkinson for 13 years. Pr. Bill has been at Grace since 2014 and has a great deal of experience in the Ministry of Word and Sacrament, youth ministry, hospital and shut-in ministries, and adult education. In addition to serving his congregation, Pr. Bill thinks that it is important for a pastor to serve the community as well and provides opportunities for the congregation to serve and assist those in need.
Brian Dearing has been an active church musician from an early age. His professional career began in 1979, when he became Organist and Choirmaster of St. Adalbert’s Church. Since then, he has served four Catholic and two Lutheran congregations in five cities in the US and the UK . He holds the Service Playing Certificate from the American Guild of Organists. He is also conductor of the Milwaukee Messiah Community Chorus and Orchestra, which mounts an annual production of Handel’s Messiah in December.