Rev. Dr. John Koppitch
Director of Stewardship and Endowment

Director of Stewardship and Endowment

(317) 253-6461  | jkoppitch@secondchurch.org

To the position of Director of Stewardship and Endowment, John brings 40+ years of experience as an ordained Presbyterian minister. He has served in a variety of church settings: inner city (as Solo Pastor/Community Organizer); university community (Head of Staff); and Second Presbyterian Church (since 2011).  He has served in elected and appointed positions at all levels of the Presbyterian Church (USA).

John grew up in Ohio and is a graduate of Macalester College (B.A. in Religion and Classical Languages), Princeton Theological Seminary (M.Div.), and Christian Theological Seminary (D.Min.). He also holds a Certificate in Fund Raising Management from the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.

Since moving to Indianapolis in 1982, John has served as a Trustee/Board Member of Christian Theological Seminary, Indianapolis Neighborhood Housing Partnership, Westside Community Development Corporation, Christamore House, Hawthorne Community Center, Martin Luther King Community Center, and Westminster Neighborhood Services.

John is married to Judy Woods (an attorney and ordained elder who also has served all levels of the denomination). Together, they have two children and four grandchildren.

John enjoys time with his family, traveling, leading tour groups, and watching the Colts and Pacers. He is an avid racquetball player and only recently retired from participating in Highland Games competitions (Scottish Heavy Olympics).