Our Called Staff

William J. Shupe  

 Pastor Shupe was ordained and installed at Redeemer Lutheran Church here in Bartlesville on  August 4, 2013.  He then served as the Associate Pastor of Youth and Education Ministry by  developing and administering a comprehensive educational program for the church with emphasis  toward youth and young families.  In Novemeber 2015, Pastor Shupe was called and installed as  the sole pastor at Redeemer Lutheran Church.

 Pastor Shupe attended Concordia University in St. Paul, MN, where he received his BA in Theology  and Biblical Languages.  He served a year as a vicar at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Moline, IL.  Pastor Shupe graduated from Concordia Theological Seminary located in Fort Wayne, IN with his Masters of Divinity in May of 2013. He has been married to Alicia (Ulring) since 2008 and they have three daughters.

For more information on the pastoral and diaconal ministry, please follow this link:   Pastoral Ministry             


Michael Sinn

Director of Christian Education 

Michael was installed at Redeemer Lutheran Church in March 2016. He oversees the education programs for youth ministry and children's ministry.  Michael  received his Bachelor of Arts and DCE certification from Concordia University Chicago. He previously served in Broadlands, Illinois at Immanuel Lutheran Church. Michael loves working with the members of the congregation on different projects and helping to get people involved with events and activities within the church. During his free time he likes to run, bike, and target shoot with his bow.

If you have any questions for him, you can contact Michael at dce.sinn@redeemerbartlesville.org