Staff and Leadership
Pastor James (Jim) Fowler, D.Min.
Pastor Fowler began his ministry with us in September 2015.
He was ordained in 1983, and holds the degree of Bachelor of Arts in Music from Luther College, Decorah, Iowa; Master of Divinity from Trinity Lutheran Seminary, Columbus, Ohio; and Doctor of Ministry from the Lutheran School of Theology, Chicago, Illinois.
Jim and his wife, Heidi, have one daughter, Sarah and grandson, JJ.
Jim likes to sing, read spy novels, and play golf.
Kristin Schmeling, Choir Director
Trinity Choir rehearses at 9:00 AM in the Balcony of the Sanctuary (Sept. through May). All ages of singers are welcome! Kristin Schmeling, Director.
Karla Tawzer, Office Manager
Karla obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from The University of South Dakota.
In April 2006, Karla began her ministry with Trinity as our Office Manager.
Karla enjoys a variety of music and books, writing, photography, events of the school district, USD and community.
God wants each of us to accept and see the hopefulness in our days; to make healthy choices; to maintain positive relationships; to inspire others. We are called to, "Encourage one another and build each other up." 1 Thessalonians 5:11, and 1 Thessalonians 5:12-14
Kolby Riehle, Custodian
In February 2019, Kolby joined our staff as our custodian. Being a church custodian requires being observant, respectful, motivated, and committed to providing members, visitors, and fellow staff with clean and orderly places to worship and meet. There is something unique about serving a church in this capacity.
2023 CONGREGATION LEADERS
President: Bernard Ofstehage firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President: Pat Meyers email@example.com
Treasurer: Leanne Brown firstname.lastname@example.org
Congregation Council Secretary:
Nicole Solomon email@example.com
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COMMITTEE LEADERS & COUNCIL MEMBERS
Care and Health: Amy Richardson, 605-677-9766
Education, Discipleship, Youth and Family:
Tiffany Kashas, 605-270-2108
Worship and Music: Cinda Passick, 605-670-1916
Evangelism, Outreach, Welcome and Community:
Amber Anders, 605-670-2217
Finance, Administration and Property:
Rick Retzlaff, 712-251-9339
Stewardship and Giving: Alyssa Walker,605-651-1227