Our Staff

Vacancy Pastor | Rev. Ervin A. Daugherty Jr.

Assistant Pastor | Rev. Donald Copley

Rev. Donald D. Copley was ordained and installed as Assistant Pastor of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church on May 6th, 2018.

Rev. Copley was born in Alliance, Nebraska.  He graduated from high school in 1956 at Eagle Point, Oregon.  He then served 22 years in the Air Force, retiring as Master Sergeant.  He worked another 22 years as Purchasing Agents for Monarch Cement Company. During his time at Monarch he received his BA and MA degrees from Friend’s University in Wichita, KS.  In 2007 he was installed as a Licensed Lay Deacon at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church.

Rev. Copley and his wife Dodie have been married 45 years.  Together they have 3 living children: Braxton and Lawson Copley and Wendy den Herder. They have 4 grandchildren, Daniel Houston and Ben, Austin, and Ellis Rose Copley, and 1 great grandson Jeffery Houston.

Church Secretary | Carman Huse 

Carman Huse was born and raised in Iola KS.   She graduated from Iola High School and Allen County Community College.   She has worked in various office positions. Carman has been a member of St. Peter’s for many years, and has served on various committees.  In 2016, St. Peter’s was  looking for a new secretary.  Carman  was selected for the position, and is very grateful to be serving the Lord and the members of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church.

Carman married Chet Huse on June 14, 2004. Together they have 5 grown children, Audrey Galloway, Kayla Ramsey, Jenell Baker, Jacki Huse, and Ryan Huse.  They have 5 beautiful grand daughters. Aisley, Hadley, Lucy Galloway, Axten & Sasha Hubbard, also one sweet little boy, Larson Ramsey.