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.

Mike Cherney

Vicar, Edna Campus

Mike Cherney is in his third year of seminary training, serving as “vicar” (intern) at Redeemer. Born in Brazil where his father served as missionary, Mike has lived in a number of places since. He and his wife Ana are proud to call Edna, TX home during his internship year, and look forward to welcoming their first child into the world in January, 2018. Ana works remotely for a physical therapy clinic, and the couple enjoys practicing their Spanish, lifting weights, TV sitcoms, coffee, music, and pizza. Mike is thrilled to be able to serve the people of Edna and Victoria through Redeemer Lutheran Church.

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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

Find Us

Edna Campus //

504 Dugger St.
Edna, TX 77957

Victoria Campus //

1501 East Mockingbird Ln Suite 104
Victoria, TX 77904


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Redeemer Lutheran Church is a confessional Lutheran church, affiliated with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS). You can learn more about our beliefs and affiliation by visiting