Church Staff

Rev. Bill Mueller

Senior Pastor
Pastor Bill Mueller serves our Lord as Senior Pastor of Suburban Bethlehem Lutheran Church and School. He is married to Julie and they have two children, Sarah and Nicholas. He enjoys seeing people connected to God’s grace in Jesus Christ. Acts 16:31



Pastor Alex Duff

Pastor Alex Duff serves as the Pastor of Youth and Family Ministry. He has served the Lutheran Church for over 30 years as teacher, principal, and pastor. He has a heart for Lutheran Schools and the faith development of children and finds great joy in hearing children young and old share their faith in their Savior Jesus. He has been married for over 30 years to his lovely wife, Meri and they have four children (now adults); Jenna, Rebecca, Kyle and Kurtis.
“I am blessed to be part of this wonderful Suburban Bethlehem family!”      Mark 10:14       


Matt Johnston

Matt Johnston joined the staff of SBL after nine years of teaching music. Being a graduate from SBL and Concordia High School, he has a degree from IPFW in Music Education and Organ Performance. Directing, playing, arranging and singing music are all the exciting things he does leading the Music Ministry at the church and school. He plans to complete the Lutheran Parish Music colloquy soon.

II Chronicles 5:12-14


Pastor Dave Dubbelde, Pastor Emeritus

Pastor Dave and Sandy have been married 50+ years, and have three sons and five grandchildren. Working with our Senior Adult Ministry group, covering part of our hospital and shut-in calls and assisting with preaching and altar service takes up just enough time for Pastor Dave, an avid fisherman.

Rev 7.



Kay Howard, Parish Assistant

Kay was a Lutheran School teacher before joining our staff. She has a deep passion for ministry and helping others to see the love of Jesus. She administrates Stephen Ministry, Women’s Ministry, Summer Day Camp, VBS, Church Volunteers and assists with Pastoral Care. She also enjoys her work with Deaconess Field Workers.                                         John 8:12




Mary Ann Noble, Office Administrator

Mary Ann serves in the church office working with Pastor Bill, assisting SBL staff, Committee Chairs, church members and guests/visitors. She and her husband, John Schoedel who serves at CLHS as Chief Development Officer, arrived at SBL in 2011. They love the wonderful friendly family that Suburban Bethlehem is and enjoy assisting where they can at Suburban Bethlehem. Psalm 150




School Staff

Richard Brune

Rich Brune has been in Lutheran education over 35 years and Principal at Suburban Bethlehem since 2001. He is married to Pam, a past teacher at SBLS. They have three children, Elizabeth, Michael and Christopher. “SBL is a great place to grow. I love being in ministry together with all of you.”                                                                                          Proverbs 22:6


Kathy Blessing

School Secretary
Kathy Blessing has been the school secretary at Suburban Bethlehem since June of 2006. She is married to Kurt. They have two children, Alicia and Jacob. “After 25 years as a secretary in the dental field, I have found a new home in the office at Suburban Bethlehem Lutheran School.” 2 Timothy 3:16