I look forward to the privilege of serving Salem Lutheran as your interim pastor. I have served congregations in New Richmond, WI, Farmington, and Lakeville as a settled call pastor and as an interim in Dresser, WI and St. Paul. I worked as an electrical engineer for 14 years for Unisys and spent 8 of Read More
Michelle has 16 years of experience in the Office Administration field. She most recently worked at United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities in the Office of Admissions. She joined the community at Salem in December of 2016, is passionate about her work and looks forward to many more years of service at Salem. Office Read More
Carl Lipke directs the talented North High Alumni Choir which has been active for the past eight years. Carl was also the music director for the North St. Paul High School and was named Music Educator of the Year for the United States in 1999. In 2010, Carl was honored by receiving the F. Melius Read More
Louise is a Registered Nurse, with a BSN from Metropolitan State University, and a Master of Theology from St. Catherine’s University in St. Paul. Louise has 46 years of nursing experience, including 30 years of Cardiac Critical Care Nursing, now retired from active duty nursing. For the past 16 years, she has served at Salem Read More
Judy has served as the organist at Salem since 2008. She is a graduate of St. Olaf College with a degree in nursing; music has been her avocation since she was a child. She is the daughter and wife of ELCA pastors, and has two daughters and three grandchildren.
Rheana Peter is the Nursery Room Attendant at Salem. The nursery is open to kids under the age of 5 during Sunday morning worship at 9:30 am.
Keith has been playing in hand bell choirs since seventh grade. He rings with the community hand bell ensemble Bells of the Lakes. Currently he is working as a server at the Herkimer, a brewpub in Minneapolis, he is also pursuing a B.S. in Computer Science at Metro State University. He lives in St. Paul Read More