St. John Lutheran Church in Vacaville is pleased to announce Pastor Christopher Hoppe has accepted our call and will take the reigns from interim Pastor Gary Johnson.
Pastor Christopher Hoppe grew up in Central Minnesota. He attended Mt. Olive Lutheran grade school in Delano, MN. He graduated from West Lutheran High School in Plymouth, MN in 1996, Martin Luther College in New Ulm, MN in 2000, and Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary in Mequon, WI in 2005. He enjoyed playing basketball, baseball, football, and golf in high school. He loves everything Minnesota sports, but is just an avid sports fan. He likes the outdoors. He enjoys being with his family, maintaining good diet due to type II diabetes, staying in shape through Planet Fitness, sports, running and biking. He is very outgoing, and loves to network with as many people as possible as means to spread the gospel.
Pastor met his wife Tasha (Hagen) Hoppe in Boise, ID during his year off from MLC and Seminary. They got married January 16th, 2001. She enjoys cooking, she loves DYI projects, and loves spending time with her family. They have been blessed with 5 children: Owen 16, Sophia 14, Caylie 12, Isabella (Bella) & Evangelina (Lina) 7.
Pastor Hoppe will be installed Sunday March 11th at 4:30 PM at St. John Lutheran Church located at 78 Peabody Road in Vacaville Ca. Please join us in welcoming Pastor Hoppe!