Our Savior’s Lutheran Church
1600 West Oakland Avenue Austin, Minnesota 55912
507-437-4516
© 2017  Our Savior’s Lutheran Church    All Rights Reserved
Karen Behling Associate Pastor kbehling@oursaviorsaustin.org
Marcia Pedersen Director of Children, Youth & Family Ministries mpedersen@oursaviorsaustin.org
Deb Johnson Office Administrator djohnson@oursaviorsaustin.org
Carole Mueller Part-time Office cmueller@oursaviorsaustin.org
Dana Miller Building Supervisor dmiller@oursaviorsaustin.org
Billie Jo Wicks Director of Faith Formation bjwicks@oursaviorsaustin.org
Emily Blain Children, Youth and Family Administrative Assistant eblain@oursaviorsaustin.org
We are a Community Centered in Christ, Committed to Equipping God’s People for Life and Service in God’s World.
Anders Nelson Intern intern@oursaviorsaustin.org
Family:  Married to David with three adult children plus one son-in-law Hobbies/Interests: Walking, reading, yoga, swimming, quilting & sewing Favorite Bible verse: Isaiah 41:10  “Do not fear, for I am with you, do not be afraid for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my victorious right hand.”
Family:   Parents Chuck and Julie live in Galesburg, IL; Brother Joel is a senior at Augustana College in Rock Island, IL Hobbies/Interests:  Board games, musical theater, swimming, and reading Favorite Bible verse:  Romans 6:4 “Therefore we have been buried with Christ by baptism into death, so that, just as he was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, so we too might walk in newness of life.”
Family:  Married to my faithful friend Rick, three beautiful teenage and young adult daughters Hobbies/Interests:   Shadow and Lafey (my horses), making and listening to music, reading, passionate movie buff and Netflix binger, spending time with family and friends, music, gardening and the outdoor country life. Favorite Bible verse:   Isaiah 43:1 “But now thus says the Lord, he who created you, O Jacob, he who formed you, O Israel:  Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine.”
Family:   Married to Michael and Mom to 4 boys. Hobbies/Interests:   Spending time with family, coaching youth, being in and teaching about God’s creation, reading, and letting creative juices flow.  Or the short version: family, athletics, Creation, books, teaching and learning. Favorite Bible verse:   Philippians 4:13  “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.”
Family:   Married to Jacob, owner of a crazy dog named Pikel Hobbies/Interests:   Board games, hiking, reading, music (I play viola in the Austin Symphony and teach viola/violin/piano lessons) Favorite Bible verse:   Romans 8:38-39 “ For I am convinced that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor rulers, nor things present, nor things to come, nor powers, 39 nor height, nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.”
Family:   Husband Brian, son Ethan Hobbies/Interests:   Traveling, gardening Favorite Bible verse: Matthew 6:34 “So do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will bring worries of its own. Today’s trouble is enough for today.”
Family:   Married to Jim Mueller; children: Lindsay married to Trent Brown; children Elise & Miles; Travis married to Danielle; children Greyson & Ayela; Katy married to Parin Shah. Hobbies/interests:   tennis, bowling, reading, biking, traveling, spending time with family Favorite Bible verse: Proverbs 31:25 “Strength and dignity are her clothing, and she laughs at the time to come.”
Family:   Wife Sue and two adult daughters with three grandkids Hobbies/Interests:   Active sportsman and Harley enthusiast Favorite Bible verse: Philippians 2:14 “Do all things without murmuring and arguing.”
Rod Wiese Director of Youth and Music Ministry rwiese@oursaviorsaustin.org
Family:  wife Heidi Hobbies/Interests: Music, golf, kayaking, running, and travel Favorite Bible verse: Matthew 25:31–46
Chad Johnson Lead Pastor cjohnson@oursaviorsaustin.org
Family:  Married to Susan, with four daughters, Koko, Norah, Holland, and Jewel, and one son, Merritt Hobbies/Interests: Running Marathons, Cultural Immersions, Changing Lives Favorite Bible verse: Acts  20:24 “But I do not count my life of any value to myself, if only I may finish my course and the ministry that I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify to the good news of God’s grace.”
Our Savior’s Lutheran Church
1600 West Oakland Avenue Austin, Minnesota 55912
507-437-4516
© 2015  Our Savior’s Lutheran Church    All Rights Reserved
Karen Behling Associate Pastor kbehling@oursaviorsaustin.org
Marcia Pedersen Director of Children, Youth & Family Ministries mpedersen@oursaviorsaustin.org
Deb Johnson Office Administrator djohnson@oursaviorsaustin.org
Carole Mueller Part-time Office cmueller@oursaviorsaustin.org
Dana Miller Building Supervisor dmiller@oursaviorsaustin.org
Billie Jo Wicks Director of Faith Formation bjwicks@oursaviorsaustin.org
Emily Blain Children, Youth and Family Administrative Assistant eblain@oursaviorsaustin.org
We are a Community Centered in Christ, Committed to Equipping God’s People for Life and Service in God’s World.
Anders Nelson Intern intern@oursaviorsaustin.org
Family:  Married to David with three adult children plus one son-in-law Hobbies/Interests: Walking, reading, yoga, swimming, quilting & sewing Favorite Bible verse: Isaiah 41:10  “Do not fear, for I am with you, do not be afraid for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my victorious right hand.”
Family:   Parents Chuck and Julie live in Galesburg, IL; Brother Joel is a senior at Augustana College in Rock Island, IL Hobbies/Interests:  Board games, musical theater, swimming, and reading Favorite Bible verse:  Romans 6:4 “Therefore we have been buried with Christ by baptism into death, so that, just as he was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, so we too might walk in newness of life.”
Family:  Married to my faithful friend Rick, three beautiful teenage and young adult daughters Hobbies/Interests:   Shadow and Lafey (my horses), making and listening to music, reading, passionate movie buff and Netflix binger, spending time with family and friends, music, gardening and the outdoor country life. Favorite Bible verse:   Isaiah 43:1 “But now thus says the Lord, he who created you, O Jacob, he who formed you, O Israel:  Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine.”
Family:   Married to Michael and Mom to 4 boys. Hobbies/Interests:   Spending time with family, coaching youth, being in and teaching about God’s creation, reading, and letting creative juices flow.  Or the short version: family, athletics, Creation, books, teaching and learning. Favorite Bible verse:   Philippians 4:13  “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.”
Family:   Married to Jacob, owner of a crazy dog named Pikel Hobbies/Interests:   Board games, hiking, reading, music (I play viola in the Austin Symphony and teach viola/violin/piano lessons) Favorite Bible verse:   Romans 8:38-39 “ For I am convinced that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor rulers, nor things present, nor things to come, nor powers, 39 nor height, nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.”
Family:   Husband Brian, son Ethan Hobbies/Interests:   Traveling, gardening Favorite Bible verse: Matthew 6:34 “So do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will bring worries of its own. Today’s trouble is enough for today.”
Family:   Married to Jim Mueller; children: Lindsay married to Trent Brown; children Elise & Miles; Travis married to Danielle; children Greyson & Ayela; Katy married to Parin Shah. Hobbies/interests:   tennis, bowling, reading, biking, traveling, spending time with family Favorite Bible verse: Proverbs 31:25 “Strength and dignity are her clothing, and she laughs at the time to come.”
Family:   Wife Sue and two adult daughters with three grandkids Hobbies/Interests:   Active sportsman and Harley enthusiast Favorite Bible verse: Philippians 2:14 “Do all things without murmuring and arguing.”
Rod Wiese Director of Youth and Music Ministry rwiese@oursaviorsaustin.org
Family:  wife Heidi Hobbies/Interests: Music, golf, kayaking, running, and travel Favorite Bible verse: Matthew 25:31–46
Chad Johnson Lead Pastor cjohnson@oursaviorsaustin.org
Family:  Married to Susan, with four daughters, Koko, Norah, Holland, and Jewel, and one son, Merritt Hobbies/Interests: Running Marathons, Cultural Immersions, Changing Lives Favorite Bible verse: Acts  20:24 “But I do not count my life of any value to myself, if only I may finish my course and the ministry that I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify to the good news of God’s grace.”