About Us: The ELCA, Our Council

About Us and the ELCA:

We are the ELCA- The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America! We are in partnership with almost 10,000 congregations, 28 colleges and universities, 8 seminaries, 450 missionaries, one of the largest non-profit social service agencies in the US, Lutheran Social Services (LSS) & the Lutheran World Relief (LWR) - all part of the 4.8 million member Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, whose main offices are in Chicago, Ill.

We are the largest Lutheran denomination in the United States.  www.elca.org

ELCA Mission Statement: http://www.elca.org/Who-We-Are/Our-Three-Expressions/Churchwide-Organization/Office-of-the-Presiding-Bishop/Plan-for-Mission/Our-Mission-and-Vision.aspx

(For more about the ELCA and resources available,  click on  "Links" in the left column)

We are also part of the Pacifica Synod of the ELCA, http://www.pacificasynod.org


Our 2018 Church Council:

Justine Naus, President/Parish Life
Carolyn Reinbolz, Vice President/Worship & Music
OPEN, Secretary
Diana Herington,

Pat Smith, Financial Secretary
Rosie Lara
, Christian Education
Melody Tendeland, Parish Life
David Rowell, Property

Barbara Crafts, Evangelisn

Jim Crosby, Evangelism
Bobbi Kremer, Stewardship

Verlette Brummell, Social Concerns
Carol Baker, Social Concerns  


Watch a video about us, our members, facility and activities,