Officers and Board Members
The congregation as a body, through the Voters’ Assembly, shall have supreme power to administer and manage all its external and internal affairs in accordance with the Word of God and the Confessions of the Lutheran Church (Article III). Nominations for congregational officers and board members are done in the spring. All elected officers and board members hold only one office at a time and may serve no more than two consecutive three-year terms, but may be reelected to the same office after a one-year hiatus.
The Church Council meets once a month to consider, discuss, and officially act on all matters pertaining to the general welfare of the congregation as presented by the various Boards and Officers. Current members include: Tony Mirenda, President; Duane Meyer, Vice President; Debbie Oelke, Secretary; Lynn Buzzell, Treasurer; and Bev Buretta, Financial Secretary.
Board of Elders
The Board of Elders assists the Pastor in all matters pertaining to the spiritual welfare of the congregation. Current members include: Tom Hengst (chair), Heinz Poellet, Glenn Dotson, Mike Toman, Richard Jackson, Mark Olen, Lance Kopperud, and Bob Morgan.
Board of Education
The Board of Education is responsible for the growth of the day school’s ongoing educational activities and makes recommendations for improvement. It establishes all policies for all day school-related educational activities and provides oversight for the day school staff, represented by the Principal, Early Childhood Center, represented by the ECC director and the ECC committee, PTLS, athletic boosters, and all other auxiliary agencies. Current members include: Chris Meyer (chair), Kim Moeller, John Tindall, Kathy Kolb, Clare Sauer, and Jenine Radke.
Board of Church Properties
The Board of Church Properties is responsible for maintaining the church and school buildings and properties, ensuring it is protected against loss and damage, and providing annual review of insurance policies of the church. Current members include: Mike Zanardi (chair), Mike Nehring, Mike Huber, Mark Lutzke, Jonathan Dummer, Jerry Urbankiak, Chris Edgerton, Craig Rousch, and Marlene Voss.
Board of Stewardship
The Board of Stewardship is responsible for discovering the talents of the membership and encouraging these talents to be used in the church’s various programs. The Board sponsors stewardship and mission talks, Bible studies, discussions, and conferences in the congregation. Current members include: Bob Buzzell (chair), Jane Durant, Cindy Riemer, Heather Jackson, and Jim Robinson.
Board of Evangelism
The Board of Evangelism works to provide an effective outreach toward the unchurched souls in the community and concerns itself with the integration of new members into the life and work of the church. The Board also seeks opportunities for the congregation to serve in the field of social welfare in the local community. Current members include: Diane Pielsnik (chair), Pat Lemmer, Jeanne Meyer, Gudrun Boyd, and Barb Huber.
Board of Finance
The Board of Finance conducts audits of and reviews financial procedures for all church groups, including but not limited to the church, school and ECC. Current members include Mike Moeller (chair), Janine Tuskowski, and David Pankow.