"Growing Through Living God's Word"
Pastor Jared Raebel was born on November 28, 1959. Pastor Raebel graduated from Lafayette High School, Red Lake Falls, MN. in 1978. He attended Bemidji State University in Bemidji, MN. for one year before transferring to Concordia College St. Paul, St. Paul, MN. In 1982, he graduated from Concordia with a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education with a Physical Education concentration. In the fall of 1982, he taught 7th grade at Trinity Lutheran in Davenport, IA.
In the fall of 1983, he enrolled at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, MO. He graduated from there with a Master of Divinity degree in 1987. He is now working on a Sacred Theology Masters through Concordia Seminary St. Louis.
Pastor Raebel was installed at Faith in June of 1987. In 1989, he married Cecilia Paulma. They have two children, Micah, born, March 14, 1990 and Seth, born February 3, 1993.
His usual office hours are from 8:00 a.m to 12:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. He can be scheduled for appointments outside of those office hours by calling 987-3730 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Our Pastor stands ready to serve your spiritual needs. Feel free to seek counsel or visit our pastor, even if you are not a member. Our pastor believes in serving all of God's children.
OUR PRESCHOOL TEACHERS/ADMINISTRATOR
Deaconess Karen Eck received her deaconess degree from Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne. She enjoys sharing the Word of God and visiting the elderly, hospitalized and shut-ins. Karen leads the small group Faithful Crafters on Wednesdays. This group gathers for fellowship and ministry. Before she became a deaconess, she worked at the oncology department as an RN. Her past mission in Africa and her vocation have trained her well in her new vocation.
Our Church Council Officers
President: Steve Tobias
Vice-President: Fred Ahrens
Recording Secretary: Gail Elsner
Chair of Board of Education: Megan Spurgeon
Chair of Board of Trustees: Jeff Perez
Chair of Board of Elders: Vic Musenbrock
Council-At -Large Members: Jon Meyer and Bill Dase
Cemetery Sexton: Bill Dase
Treasurer: Wanda Medina
Financial Secretary: Sandy Sieker