Staff Directory

Called Staff

Paul A. Nelson

Senior Pastor, 952-230-0351 (direct dial)

Learn more about Pastor Paul!


Daniel A. Nelson

Associate Pastor, 952-230-0353 (direct dial)

Learn more about Pastor Dan!


Savannah Olaphson

Deacon, 952-230-0357 (direct dial)

Learn more about Deacon Savannah!


FUN FACT:  Pastor Paul Nelson & Pastor Dan Nelson are NOT related.  Deacon Savannah decided not to go through the trouble of changing her last name to Nelson after her recent wedding (one name change was enough)!



Faith Formation

Paul Erdmann

Minister of Youth & Family, 952-230-0355 (direct dial)

Learn more about Paul!


Grace Porter

Director of Children, Youth, and Family Ministries, 952-230-0356 (direct dial)

Learn more about Grace!


Kari Totall

Parish Nurse, 952-836-4484 (Cell)

Learn more about Kari!


Music Ministry

Kyung Ko

Minister of Music, 952-230-0361 (direct dial)

Learn more about Kyung!


HyeonJeong Lee


Learn more about Jeong!


Christina Brantner

Servant Song Leader


Music & Worship Support Staff

Christina Orton, Epiphany Choir, PreK - 2


Julie Summer, Ascension Choir, Grade 3 - 5 


Barb Savereide, Cornerstone Youth Choir, Grade 6 - 12


Joan Meyer
Evening Organist


Support Staff

Kelly Meyers

Church Administrator, 952-230-0360 (direct dial)

Learn more about Kelly!


MaryKay Copp

Administrative Assistant to Pastors, 952-230-0359 (direct dial)

Learn more about MaryKay!


Terrie Falkenstein

Church Secretary, 952-230-0358 (direct dial)

Learn more about Terrie!


John Retterath

Technology Manager, 952-230-0362 (direct dial)

Learn more about John!


Belle Greep
Nursery Coordinator


Dave Paul
Worship Media Specialist


Custodial Staff

Darrell Fusaro
Head Custodian
Aaron Gilbert
Sunday Custodian


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