Pastor Dan  Pastor Dan Grauer –currently serves as the Pastor at Epworth United Methodist Church. He has served in this role since July 1, 2011.   As a manager in a major transportation company, some poor decision making was made by Dan resulting in Federal mail fraud charges. It was while in prison that he discovered the true meaning of Christianity. Dan has presented key-note speeches, workshops, and seminars to high schools, colleges, church organizations, and community organizations regarding “white-collar” crime and money addiction. Dan’s goal is to stop others from making similar poor life choices. Dan lives in Council Bluffs, Iowa with his four dogs. He is very active in his ministry and community. The congregation of Epworth United Methodist Church are very happy to have Dan serve as their pastor.

Sheri Watson, Lay Leader, leads a Sunday morning Bible Study, and serves on the board as Treasurer of Care and Share House.

Gail Johnson, Administrative Assistant – Gail has lived in Council Bluffs for over 25 years.  She married Scott Johnson in 1998.  They have no children but have 2 cats, and many nieces and nephews.  Gail has been with Epworth Methodist since October 12th 2020, and looks forward to serving God at Epworth for many years to come.

Judy Hovinga, Organist –

John Steinke, Musical Director –

Jeff Showers, Custodian – Jeff has been the Custodian at Epworth Methodist Church since October 15, 2020.  He has attended Epworth United Methodist Church for many years.