Praise Worship Service

St. John offers a Praise Worship Service every Sunday at 9:30am.  Guitar-driven praise songs framed by the Lutheran liturgy create a contemporary worship feel while maintaining a traditional message.  Come check out our Praise Service…we know you’ll love it!

Meet the Band:

St. John Praise Band 2021
Gareth Goode – Band Leader, Vocals, Guitar, and Piano (center)
Heather Kinsler – Vocals (top left)
Joey Gabra – Lead Guitar, Vocals (bottom left)
Josh Van Deest – Bass Guitar (bottom right)
Rene Duran – Drums, Lap Steel (top right)
St. John Praise Band 2021

Gareth GoodeGareth Goode

Gareth Goode joined St. John as Praise and Worship Leader in May of 2020. He said he was “delighted and blessed to have the opportunity”.  Gareth has played music in church since he was 8 years old. He currently owns and operates a music school in Fair Oaks Ranch that offers piano, guitar, bass, ukulele, vocals, violin, viola, cello, drums, and mandolin lessons. Gareth is always looking for musical talent within the church to join the praise and worship band.

Heather Kinsler

Heather Kinsler Praise Band

Heather grew up on a farm in Missouri.  She has a Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Communications and a Master’s Degree in Business.  She married her husband Charles in 2004.  They have two daughters Jillian and Georgia.  They moved to Texas in 2015 when Heather took a job with USAA.  They love to be outdoors and spend lots of time camping in Texas parks.  Their family loves St. John Lutheran Church and feels they have become stronger Christians since becoming members.