11 Bernard St, West St. Paul, MN (651) 457-6661 Email Facebook
Sunday Morning Worship @ 9:30 am
Located in West St. Paul


Pastor Aaron Holmgren

Pastor Aaron Holmgren began serving Salem Lutheran in May of 2022. Before moving to Salem, Aaron served as pastor at Bethel Lutheran in Lester Prairie (5 years). Aaron lives with his spouse Abbe, daughter Ada, and dog Bella in South St. Paul, after moving from Waconia. When not serving at Salem, Aaron enjoys reading sci/fi Read More

Michelle Rodriguez

Michelle has over 23 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. Read More

Carl Lipke

Carl Lipke

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

Judy Belland

Judy Belland

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.

Keith Irwin

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

Debbie Lee

My name is Debbie Lee and I am honored to take on the role of Parish Nurse for Salem. I live in West St. Paul with my son, James and partner, Thomas. I am an animal lover and have three dogs, one cat and two birds. I am currently working with District #197, here in Read More