Parish Staff

Father John Meyer                                                                                          Father Meyer began serving as pastor in February of 2012.  He was ordained a priest in April of 2008 and has previously served as the parochial vicar at the Cathedral of Saint Paul and at Saint Charles Borromeo in Saint Anthony.  He is originally from Woodbury, Minnesota.  Father Meyer attended the University of Minnesota where he received a degree in history and Latin.  At the University of Minnesota, he read Saint Augustine's Confessions.  Saint Augustine's words profoundly moved him and he began to discern a call to the priesthood.  He entered Saint Paul Seminary in 2002 where he studied philosophy and theology.  He is a sports fan with a special love for baseball.  He enjoys spending time with family and friends, watching baseball, watching movies, playing cards, and reading.


Deacon Ron Freeman
Deacon Ron has been serving St. Timothy since 1990, having been ordained for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis in 1988. He is a Master Electrician and was the co-owner of J. Becher and Associates, an electrical contractor. He also taught as an Electrical Instructor at the Dunwoody Industrial Institute. He currently does electrical inspecting part-time. In addition to his duties at St. Timothy, which include preaching, sacramental celebration, and coordinating the Rites of Christian Initiation for Adults, he also serves as a hospice chaplain for North Memorial Hospital. In his free time, he enjoys raising show flowers, hunting and fishing.

Tonya Kaley
Tonya joined the staff of St. Timothy in 2004 as Parish Secretary, bringing with her 7 years of administrative assistant experience. She graduated from Normandale Community College with an A.A.S. degree in Dietetic Technology. In her free time, Tonya enjoys making photo albums, running, and spending time with her family water skiing and downhill skiing.

Debbie Biegler
Director of Religious Education
Debbie is a life long member of St. Timothy's Church. She is an alumni of our school and was the chairperson for our 50th all school reunion that was attended by over 900 people. She has been the RCIA Coordinator for the last 14 years, and has taught religious education for more than 12 years. She has been the head of the liturgy committee for over 14 years and also been a member of the Youth Board for over 10 years. In her spare time she enjoys gardening, reading and spending time with her husband and two grown children. She also likes to continue educating herself by attending the adult education programs offered at St. Tim's and surrounding parishes.

Jacob Nelson
Youth Minister
Jacob joined St. Timothy's Parish in October of 2010 as the Youth Director. He has two siblings, both older, one niece and one nephew. Jacob has extensive experience in youth direction over the past seven years, and is currently working towards his Master's degree in Pastoral Theology through the Institute of Pastoral Theology from Ave Maria University. In his free time Jacob enjoys woodworking, being a hobby mechanic, and writing.


Tim Bautch
Tim joined us as custodian in the summer of 2014.  He is married and has four adult children. Tim is responsible for the cleaning, maintenance, and grounds of the church.  In is spare time, Tim enjoys the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing.