Leadership

Church Staff

Pastor RathjenPastor: Rev. Jonathan Rathjen began serving as pastor of Trinity Lutheran in March 2001.  Before becoming a pastor, he worked in the oil industry in Casper, Wyoming.  He graduated from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri, in August of 1995.  Later that same month, he was ordained and installed as associate pastor of Peace Lutheran in Hutchinson, MN.  Pastor Rathjen‘s wife, Lisa, is a nurse at Peru State College. The Rathjens have three children.  Heidi is a student at Doane College and Micah is a student at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln. Hanna attends Auburn High School.  Pastor Rathjen enjoys bicycling and music.

 

Secretary: Laurie Clark

Officers

Chairman: *Dennis Wittmann

Secretary: *Susan Johnston

Treasurer: *Tim Becker

Financial Secretary: *Jim Parrish

Board of Childhood Development

  • *Dennis Wittmann
  • Erin Fisk
  • Rochelle Collins
  • Emily Crotty

Board of Education

  • *Judith Ruskamp
  • Sara Bogdanoff
  • TBD

Sunday School Superintendent: Merri Johnson

Board of Elders:

  • *John Ackerman
  • *Troy barker
  • Tim Becker
  • Eric Bohling
  • Dan Buman
  • Michael Zaruba

Board of Evangelism:

  • *Stacy Zaruba
  • Karen Kamtz
  • Lori Parrish

Board of Stewardship:

  • *Rich Tanderup
  • Rod Penfield
  • Eric Wilke

Board of Trustees:

  • *Jerry Ruskamp
  • Rick Fritz
  • Gary Kamtz

Trinity Foundation:

  • Brian Meyer
  • Melissa Buman
  • Paul Hinrichs
  • Gary Kamtz
  • Dan Buman

Cemetery Committee:

  • Daryl Stutheit
  • Kurt Stutheit
  • TBD

Auxiliary Presidents:

Luth. Laymen's League: Richard Tanderup

LWML: Angie Becker

Trinity Youth Group: Zachery Becker

Church Staff:

  • Secretary: Laurie Clark

 

*Denotes Board of Directors member