Starting January 13, 2022, I’ll be the “bridge” interim pastor at Salem. My intention is to be in this role until your new “settled” pastor arrives, at which time I’ll move on to my next interim. I’ve been a pastor in the New Ulm area, Annandale, Cottage Grove, Stillwater, Hastings, Dodge Center/Owatonna area, Park Rapids, 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
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 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
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