Pastors That Serve Sharon Lutheran
Administrative Pastor Deanna Wildermuth
Pastor Deanna Wildermuth is a native of Washington state. She received a bachelors degree from Western Washington University. Following graduation she worked in early childhood education as teacher and director and as a social worker in a nursing home. Pastor Deanna is a graduate of Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota. A two-point parish in Wyndmere, North Dakota was her first call. She also served in Eau Claire, Wisconsin and Bellevue, Washington. In August 2003, Pastor Deanna began her ministry at Sharon Lutheran. Pastor Deanna is married to Keith, who works at the University of North Dakota. They have two sons: Alan and Daniel.
Pastor John Fick
Pastor John Fick is a native of Iowa. He attended schools at Waldorf College in Forest Ciy, Iowa, Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, and Wartburg Theological Seminary in Dubuque, Iowa. His first parish was Martin Luther Lutheran Church in Fredonia, North Dakota. SInce 1981 he has served as Pastor at Sharon Lutheran Church in Grand Forks. John is married to Kathy, who is the Campus Minister at Christus Rex Lutheran Campus Center at UND. They have two children: Matthew and Anna.
Pastor David Eppelsheimer
Pastor David Eppelsheimer is a native of Oregon. He received a bachelors degree from Concordia University in Portland, Oregon. Prior to entering ordained ministry, he managed properties for a commercial realtor in the Portland area. Pastor David is a graduate of Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary in Berkeley, California. In his first call he served as Associate Pastor at Trinity Lutheran Church in Jamestown, North Dakota. He began his ministry at Sharon Lutheran Church in December of 2004. David is married to Rhonda Eppelsheimer, who works at the Anne Carlsen Center for Children in Grand Forks. They have two daughters: Kirsten and Jasmine.