St. John's Christian Church

The Church on the Corner whose Cornerstone is Christ


Pastor Erich Christman

Senior Pastor

Erich served St. John's as a Director of Christian Education, Student Associate, and Associate Pastor prior to being called as Pastor. He is: 

  • A mission-minded servant seeking to live out the Parable of the Sheep and the Goats (Matthew 25).
  • Blessed to be married to Lynne, a daughter of the St. John's congregation.
  • Grateful for his son Ryan, who lives near Bryan with his wife Keira and works in residential construction. 
  • Grateful for his daughter Amy, who is the Kid's Minister at Outlook Christian Church in McCordsville, IN.
  • Actively involved in volunteering on the board of Habitat for Humanity of Fulton County. 

Pastor Ryan Volkman

Pastor of Music & Worship

St. John's is excited to welcome Pastor Ryan to our ministry team as of May 2022! Prior to St. John's, Ryan served as the Pastor of Youth and Families at Wall Brethren Church in Wall, TX for eight years. He also served as a missionary in Slovakia and the Czech Republic for four years. He loves to study and teach the Word - and to share the Word in a variety of ways, especially through music. He is married to Stanka and has two boys: Daniel and Filip. In his freetime, he likes to play piano, go on nature walks, and read a good story. 


Jocelyn Walker

Administrative Assistant

Jocelyn joined the St. John's staff in 2020 after spending several years as a higher education enrollment management professional. She is an active member of St. John's, serving as a vocalist and live stream technician on Sunday mornings, and thoroughly enjoys serving her church family in the office. Jocelyn is the proud mother of two daughters, Alexandra and Evelyn, and wife of Corey. In her free time, she enjoys gardening, teaching online business classes, cooking, and spending time with her family and friends.