Pastoral Team

Pastoral Team

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Senior Pastor

Rev. Dr. John Richter

Born and raised in Cullman, Reverend John is a lifelong member of St. John’s He has been on staff since 2003 and was formally called as Senior Pastor in 2014. Previously, John served as Religion Department Chair at the Dunham School in Baton Rouge, LA. Ordained in 2002, John holds a B.A. in history from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, an M.A. in the same subject from Ole Miss, an M.Div from Pepperdine University, and the Doctor of Ministry…
Associate Pastor

Rev. Nate Randall

Nate joined the St. John’s staff and church family in August of 2015. Nate and Lauren and their children moved from just outside of the nation’s capital in Maryland to attend Beeson Divinity School so Nate could pursue an M.Div. The transition to Alabama brought the Randalls and St. John’s together for a great match. Nate and Lauren began serving the church as youth pastors, but have since transitioned focus. Nate now serves as Associate Pastor with primary focuses on…
Youth Pastor

Trent Dodson

Trent joined our team in February of 2018. Since coming on board, Trent added marriage (welcome Abby!) and fatherhood (expecting baby Dodson summer 2019!). He loves puppies, beards, and baseball. He gets crazy excited seeing the next generation of students pursue the heart of God with everything they’ve got.