Staff

 
Pastor Ben Carlsen
Senior Pastor
 
 
Pastor Ben is responsible for the administrative oversight of First Lutheran Church.   The role of pastor includes many things from preaching, teaching, visitation, and caring for the spiritual concerns of all who come to this place.
 
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Janell Shannon
Administrative Assistant
 
 
Janell Shannon is the center of communication.  When you call First Lutheran Church, she will be the voice on the phone. She performs all office and secretarial duties to include, gathering information, planning and printing bulletins and newsletters. Keeps records and reports of all members, groups and committees, coordinates volunteers, manages physical logistics, schedules rooms for church use, distributes mail and forwards messages to staff, groups and committees.
   
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Lisa Herbel
Treasurer
 
Lisa is responsible for the financial management of First Lutheran Church, including bill payment, bookkeeping, and generation of financial reports to church council
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Lisa Herbel
Treasurer
 
Lisa is responsible for the financial management of First Lutheran Church, including bill payment, bookkeeping, and generation of financial reports to church council.
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Marlin Newman
Custodian
 
Marlin’s position is vital to the life of First Lutheran Church. This position is more than maintenance of the Church building/property and reflects a high standard of cleanliness and order. Our custodian is responsible for cleaning an environment that reflects hospitality, warmth, care and safety for all who enter.
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Lois Fett
Parish Nurse
 
Lois Fett serves as our Parish Nurse.  In this position, Lois is available to reach out in times of medical concern.  Lois visits with individuals who are hospitalized and follows up later to assist with questions or needs that may arise following hospitalization.