Meet Our Team.

We're a family of believers doing life together. Here's a few faces you might see when you stop by.

Andy Schroer

Pastor, Edna Campus

Pastor Andy Schroer has been a Lutheran pastor since 1999. Originally from Michigan, he has served congregations in Mexico and Miami. He has been the pastor at Redeemer since 2003.

Pastor Schroer is also a contributing editor for the national Christian magazine Forward in Christ. His first book 364 Days of Thanksgiving was published in 2015. Pastor Schroer also writes a syndicated devotional column in five newspapers throughout Texas, including The Jackson County Herald-Tribune and The Victoria Advocate. You can find his writing at

Pastor Schroer and his wife Clariza live in Edna with their two children, Isabel and Andy.

Pastor Andy
Pastor Aaron

Aaron Glaeske

Pastor, Victoria Campus

Pastor Aaron Glaeske graduated from Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary in 1993, and has served congregations and educational institutions in Wisconsin, Virginia, Tennessee, California and Texas during that time. He accepted the call to Redeemer as the Victoria campus pastor in 2017.

Pastor Glaeske is an avid hunter and fisherman, loves football and baseball, and enjoys reading books about history, faith, outreach and church leadership. His wife, Kristin, is a high school English teacher, who has taught nearly every level of the subject. When she’s not doing schoolwork, Kristin enjoys reading and cooking. Together, Pastor Glaeske and Kristin have a son, Lucas, who enjoys sports, reading and video games.

Jake Shepherd

Vicar, Edna Campus

Jake Shepherd is in his third year of seminary training, serving as “vicar” (intern) at Redeemer. Raised in Colorado, he is excited to get to know Edna and call it home for a year. Jake is accompanied by his wife Chloe and daughter Hadley. He is excited for the ministry, especially with a focus on reaching out to the Spanish-speaking community. In his free time, Jake likes to play sports, travel with his family, and cook. He is looking forward to all the new experiences and adventures here in Edna and Victoria, as he learns what the ministry is all about.



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Edna Campus //

English Service: 9:30 AM
Sunday School: 10:45 AM
Spanish Service: 12:00 PM

Victoria Campus //

English Service: 10:00 AM
Sunday School: 11:15 AM

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Edna Campus //

504 Dugger St.
Edna, TX 77957

Victoria Campus //

1107 Salem Rd.
Victoria, TX 77904


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