All Staff Members

Paul Werner


Pastor Paul really enjoys Amherst, the people of this community, and serving at St. Paul’s.  He has served congregations in Minnesota and Michigan before coming to Amherst in December 2017.  Pastor Paul and his wife, Sue, have been married 35 years and have three grown children, and one grandchild. Click here to read Pastor Paul’s… Read More »

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Beth Naro

Preschool Director

Beth took over as the director of St. Paul Lutheran Preschool in June of 2018. Before working at the preschool, Beth worked at Amherst Schools teaching 5th and 6th grade special education, as well as preschool. Beth has a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education and Early Childhood Intervention Specialist from Ashland University, as well as a Masters Degree in Intervention K-12 from Ashland University. She lives in Amherst with her husband, David, their children (Luke, Grace, and Kate), and their golden retriever, Charlie.

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Judy Bloom

Church Administrator

Judy uses her gifts of organization and attention to details to serve God in her role as church administrator since 2007.  You will also find her in various volunteer roles in the church. Judy and her husband, Ed, have three children and 5 dogs, including a trained therapy dog.  In her spare time, Judy likes… Read More »

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