Prince of Peace Lutheran Church
Saint Joseph, Illinois
We are a family of believers, united to know Christ and make him known.


Our Staff

Pastor Seth Jersild has been serving Prince of Peace since July of 2006.  He is from Moline, Illinois.  He graduated with a double major in Religion and English from Saint Olaf College in 1987.  He received a Master of Arts degree from the University of Chicago, and his Master of Divinity degree from the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago in 1992.  He is married to Karen; they have two college-aged children, Eleanor and Victor.
Shane Remington has been serving Prince of Peace as the Director of Christian Education since November of 2016. He is from Gifford, IL. He studied Youth Ministry and Biblical Studies at the Association Free Lutheran Bible School in Plymouth, MN. He is married to Sarah, has a daughter, Piper, and has another one on the way. 
Lori Bensyl has served as our Administrative Assistant since 2014.