Pastor Charles has served Saint Luke since November 2011. A transplant to Illinois, he loves exploring his new state and city, especially the parks, historic sites and neighborhoods, with his wife, Sara. They live in Glen Ellyn where they enjoy taking care of their house, spending time with family, and exploring their community.
Robert Holst–Music Director
Bob Holst has served as Music Director at St. Luke since 2000. His extensive experience conducting choral ensembles includes the Grant Park Chorus, the Chicago Monteverdi Singers, ensembles at Illinois Benedictine University, Lewis University, and Kalamazoo College. Bob was Music Director of the Downers Grove Choral Society for 19 years (the longest tenure of all previous directors), and he teaches voice and piano in his home studio. On a personal note, Bob loves to garden. He and his wife, Gwen (also an excellent organist and singer), enjoy the company of two beautiful cats, Teddy and Rickie.