Tim Schutt-Pastor

Pastor Tim was born in Yuma, AZ. He completed his

pre-seminary studies at Concordia University in Irvine, CA, and his seminary studies at Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, MO. 

Pastor Tim vicared at Light of the Hills in Cameron Park, CA. Upon completion of his pastoral studies in 2009, he was ordained. 

At the time of his ordination, he became the associate pastor of St. John in Union, IL, serving there for four years and then heading to St.Paul's in Garden Grove, CA. Pastor Tim has been Impacting Lives Through Christ at Atonement since August of 2015.

Pastor Tim is married to Rose Schutt, who is an LCMS-trained DCE. The Schutts are proud parents of two children - Levi, age 4, and baby Eden, 20 months.

Pastor Tim loves sports, spending time with his family, and exploring the beautiful city of New Orleans!

Rose Schutt-

Church Secretary and DCE

Rose was born in Cleveland, Ohio but grew up in Cape Coral, Florida. 

She completed her undergrad at Concordia Chicago, graduating as a Director of Christian Education. Rose did her year long internship in Northern Illinois, then ventured off to Northern Minnesota for her first call. Shortly after, Rose married Pastor Tim on July 2, 2011. New to the NOLA area from Southern California, Rose is now serving along-side her husband in ministry, serving as church secretary and Director of Christian Education. 

Levi is 4 and enjoying Pre-School, while Eden, now 20 months, spends her days playing with her friends at day care.

Rose loves living in the New Orleans area and spending time with her family.

Gayle Shuckrow-


Gayle has been with Atonement since 1997 when she was hired as Administrative Assistant to the church treasurer. She served in that capacity until 2003 when she moved to Texas with her son and husband. After the unexpected death of her husband she returned to the New Orleans area in 2009. In 2009 she was elected to the office of Financial Secretary for the congregation and continues in that position today. She has resumed her Administrative position assisting in accounting working closely with the Pastor, Treasurer, Administrative Coordinator and Principal. She is the proud mother of Sarah and Matthew who both were K-8 students at Atonement and Grandmother to Kaden. Gayle feels that Atonement is another word for Family, supporting and nourishing to us all.