Rev. John C. Hostetter

  • B.A. University of Evansville, 1978
  • M.Div. Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, 1981
  • Ordained member of Indiana Conference United Methodist Church, 1979
  • Certificate in Spiritual Formation from Perkins School of Theology, 1996
  • Pastor John has been serving at Rensselaer Trinity since June 2003.
  • This is his fourth appointment as a pastor since his ordination in May 1979.
  • Pastor John is married (Kathie), has two adult children, two grandchildren, and two “companion animals” (cats).
  • He is a member of the Indiana Conference Board of Ordained Ministry, a member of the Northwest District Committee on Ministry, and a former president of the local ministerial association. John is a loyal Notre Dame football fan; and he always looks forward to the start of the church dartball season.
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  • 107 E. Angelica St., Rensselaer, IN 47978
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  • Office Hours: 8:00am - Noon & 1:00 - 4:00pm M-F