Jesus Cares Ministries Staff

describe the imageRev. Joel Gaertner serves are Vice President of Ministry and National Director of Jesus Cares Ministries. He joined TLHA in October 2013. He continues to serve as chairman of the WELS Intellectual and Developmental Disability Ministry Committee. Upon graduation in 1990, Pastor Gaertner was assigned as an Outreach Explorer in Boone County, Kentucky, where he served for 6 years establishing Amazing Grace Lutheran Church. From there until 2011, he served at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Algoma, Wisconsin, followed by 12 years at Faith Lutheran Church in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin before joining TLHA. Contact Pastor Gaertner by phone at (920) 517-0381 or email