Worship Schedule:
Please join us for worship on
Saturday 5:30 pm, Sunday 10:30 am
San Martin at 1:00 pm

Our Staff

Our skilled and dedicated staff works with the ministers (the “members”) of the congregation to carry out the mission God has entrusted to our care.



The Rev. Bradley T. Carroll

Pastor Brad Carroll began his ministry at St. John’s May 1, 2018.  He graduated from South High School in Minneapolis, the University of Minnesota with a B. A. in Religion, and from Luther Northwestern Theological Seminary, St. Paul, Minnesota with a M. Div.  He was ordained June 20, 1993 at Hope English Evangelical Lutheran Church in Minneapolis and has previously served congregations in Western Pennsylvania and Northern Texas.  Pastor and his wife Sharon have one grown daughter, Dixie, who is an actor in New York.


Contact: bcarroll@stjohnsallentown.org

The Rev. Dr. Wayne Dreyman is St. John’s Visitation Pastor.


Contact: wdreyman@stjohnsallentown.org

Charmarie Colon

Charmarie Colon

Charmarie Colon is Office Administrator at St. John’s. She has worked in our office since March 2013. She is a graduate of Louis Dieruff High School in Allentown. She previously worked with the Hartford Insurance Co. and with Pepsi. Charmarie and her husband were married at St. John’s last spring and live in Allentown. They are raising their two year old goddaughter, Valexcia.


Contact: ccolon@stjohnsallentown.org

Julissa Nieves

Julissa Nieves

Julissa Nieves is Office Secretary at St. John’s. “Julie” is a graduate of Bethlehem Catholic High School. She previously worked with T-Mobile and the Village at Willow Lane. She lives in Whitehall with her two year old son.


Contact: jnieves@stjohnsallentown.org

Eric Gombert

Eric Gombert joined the staff at St. John’s as Director of Music on June 1, 2017. He was born and raised in the Lehigh Valley area where he graduated from Whitehall High School and studied both piano and organ with Emerson Harding. Eric holds a Bachelor of Music degree with a concentration in Sacred Music from Westminster Choir College of Rider University in Princeton, NJ, where he was an organ student of Dr. Donald McDonald. Eric is a member of the American Guild of Organists and the Association of Lutheran Church Musicians. In addition to working at St. John’s, he also teaches piano and organ. Eric is also Director of the Brittany Pointe Songsters, and occasionally performs as accompanist or solo in the community.


Contact: egombert@stjohnsallentown.org

Scott Boka is the sexton at St. John’s.


Contact: sboka@stjohnsallentown.org

37 S. 5th Street
Allentown, PA 18101-1692

Phone: 610-435-1587
Fax: 610-435-6505

Music Office: 610-435-1641

email: office@stjohnsallentown.org



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