staff and leadership

  • Jake allstaedt

    pastor

    Jake received his Master of Divinity (M.Div.) degree from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, in 2011. His passions include preaching and teaching the Good News of God's grace through Jesus Christ, playing guitar, and drinking good coffee. Jake and his lovely wife, Christina, have one adorable little son named Roman. 

      

  • Paul Koppelmann

    ministries coordinator

    Paul has served as the Ministries Coordinator for 18 years. He coordinates 44+ designated responsibilities, serving our awesome God, pastor, and congregation. Paul enjoys leading our weekly book discussion, "Discuss This," and coordinating a monthly Men's Breakfast/Tool Time that utilizes our God-given gifts and talents to accomplish various projects in and around the church. 

     


  • Charlie Turner

    deacon

    Charlie became a deacon in April of 2013, but has been involved in the activities of the church for more than 40 years. His impetus for becoming a commissioned deacon was to better prepare himself to aid the church in teaching the Gospel and to become more proficient in the church's works of service and mercy. Charlie has two grown children, a son and a daughter, and has been married 45 years to his wife, Christine, the Director of a Lutheran nursery school.

  • yury gabay

    director of music

    Yury has served as the Director of Music for the past two years. He leads congregational singing during our worship with the organ and directs both the adult choir and the handbell choir. Yury is an accomplished musician who has blessed our services with his talents. If you have any interest in joining either of our choirs, Yury is the guy to see!