Church Leadership and Staff
Pastor Arndt was born in Wausau and raised in Menasha, WI. He is the oldest of four children with two brothers and a sister. Dave attended Bethel Lutheran School and Fox Valley Lutheran High School before graduating from both Nortwestern College (1985) and Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary (1989). Dave met his wife Gail in Sturgeon Bay, WI while serving St. Peter Lutheran Church as a vicar. The couple were married in 1989 following graduation from the seminary and assignment to serve as pastor at St. Peter Lutheran Church in St. Peter, MN. In 1995 Dave accepted a call to serve St. John’s in Two Rivers, where they’ve made their home and raised two daughters, both attending Carroll University in Waukesha. Dave enjoys the lakeshore outdoors, hunting, fishing, and trying to keep up with the girls in his life.
Pastor Walters was born and raised in Bloomington, MN. He is the youngest of his family, having two older sisters. Dan attended Bloomington Lutheran Elementary School and St. Croix Lutheran High School before attending both Martin Luther College (2002) and Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary (2006). Dan and Elizabeth met at St. Croix Lutheran High School and were married in December of 2001. He served as a vicar at Christ Our Rock in Rochester, MN. Before accepting the call to St. John’s in late 2011, he served as pastor of Our Savior Lutheran Church of Springville, NY. Dan enjoys playing guitar, reading, and playing with his five beautiful daughters.