"As Jesus passed along the Sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and his brother Andrew casting a net into the sea – for they were fishermen. And Jesus said to them, "Follow me and I will make you fish for people. And immediately they left their nets and followed him."
~Mark 1: 17-18

Pastoral Staff

Rev. Sarah Sarchet Butter
Pastor and Head of Staff
847-256-3010 ext. 12

The Rev. Sarah Sarchet Butter has served as pastor and head of staff since 2002. Ordained in 1992 in the Presbyterian Church USA (PCUSA), she has more than 18 years of ministry experience, which includes serving on the pastoral staff of Mt. Washington Presbyterian Church in Cincinnati, Ohio, and the Fourth Presbyterian Church of Chicago, Illinois. She holds a Master of Divinity degree from Princeton Theological Seminary and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. As a pastor, Sarah loves connecting people to God’s presence in their lives and discerning the movements of the Holy Spirit. She has a passion for ministry and pastoral leadership and an understanding what makes churches grow and thrive as the body of Christ. Sarah cherishes her marriage to John Butter, MD, and their daughters, Elizabeth and Caroline. She loves conversation, cooking, skiing in the winter, the Botanic Gardens all year round, music, travel, fine (and not-so-fine) wine, and dining with family and friends.


Rev. Erin Raska| Associate Pastor
847-256-3010 ext. 17