Serving in Christ's Love and Sharing the Good News

Our Staff

The pastors at Trinity Lutheran believe the church is a faith community that excels in bringing the good news of God's unconditional love alive in people's lives.


Pastor Patrick Patterson

Pastor Patrick grew up in Owatonna, MN, and spent many years in the corporate world before being called to ordained ministry. He graduated from Metropolitan State University in St. Paul, and later received his Master of Divinity from Luther Seminary. He served as the pastor of administration at Christ the King Lutheran Church in Mankato, MN before being called as their Senior Pastor. He joined Trinity as Lead Pastor in July, 2019. Pastor Patrick seeks to discern God’s mission to help lead into God’s preferred future at Trinity.

            Contact Patrick Patterson, Lead Pastor
                      Phone Extension 216


Pastor Natalie Leske

Pastor Natalie was raised in Fridley, MN. She studied Elementary Education at St. Cloud State University, then served as an ELCA missionary in Cameroon, W Africa as teacher and director of the American School. She attended Luther Seminary in St. Paul, MN. Natalie has served in the NW Synod of WI in various calls for over 20 years. She is excited about her new position as Pastor of Care and Concern at Trinity. Natalie is passionate about life long learning and finds it gratifying to teach Christian Spiritual Formation at the NW Synod of WI’s Lay School of Ministry and teaching prayer practices whenever she gets the opportunity.

Contact Natalie Leske, Pastor
Phone Extension 215


Ministry Directors

Pat Garber, Director of Visitation Ministries


Vicki Dueringer, Parish Nurse
Phone Extension 208


Children's Ministries Team

Sara Reed, Director of Children's Ministries
Phone Extension 218


Heather Day, Children's Ministries Assistant
Phone Extension 207


Youth Ministry Team

Ashley Olson,
Youth Ministry Coordinator: Middle School

Phone Extension 209

Sara Reed
Youth Ministry Coordinator: High School

Phone Extension 218

Noah’s Ark Preschool and Early Childhood Enrichment

Marlee Knickerbocker, Preschool Director
Phone Extension 205

Cassie Brenden, Preschool Teacher


Jill Kasmarek, Preschool Teacher

Jeanne Cooper, Enrichment Teacher

Sandy Moszer, Enrichment Teacher

Ashley Olson, Enrichment Teacher

Ministry Support

Amber Moltzau, Office Administrator
Phone Extension 203

Cindy Beck, IT Director and Ministry Assistant
Phone Extension 201

Gail Brian, Financial Ministry Assistant
Phone Extension 204

Becky Ragsdale, Communication Ministry Assistant


Sharry Hebert, Food Pantry Coordinator

Jessie Strey, IMAPCT Kitchen Coordinator

Brian and Kris Pressler, 10:30 Worship Service Assistants

Choir Directors

Gary Rambo, Senior Choir Director
Corinne Gransee Paral, Jesus & Me and IMPACT Choir Director
Jeanne Cooper, God's Little Singers Director
Ryan Poquette, Trinity Tollers Director
Nick Drayton, Praise Team Director
Andy Hofer, Crossword Youth Band Director
Lynn Buske, Liturgical Dance Group Director

Congregational President

James Fedie

Building and Grounds Maintenance

Don Peterson, Facilities Director
Sheri Buening

Nursery Attendants

Malissa Dahlstrom, Kate Niesen, Grace Baumgardner

Mission Partners

Maranatha Church in Kingston, Jamaica
Blantyre Lutheran Parish in Malawi, Africa
Patrick and Jacqueline Bencke, Kumamoto-she, Japan

Worship Schedule

Sunday Worship
8:15 A.M. (Traditional)
9:45 A.M. (Contemporary)
10:30 A.M. (Casual in the Chapel September-May)

Wednesday Worship
6:30 P.M. (Youth-led, September-May)

Office Hours

8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Quick Links

Associate Pastor Nomination Form

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Worship Assistants


Latest News

2018 Annual Report

This Week at Trinity Announcement Page

Current Weekly E-News Blast

Current Monthly Newsletter

Trinity's Food Pantry Monthly Newsletter

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Upcoming Events

December 15, Healing Service, 9:15 A.M., Chapel

December 17, Trinity Book Club, 6:00 P.M., Library

December 22, Christmas Cantata, 8:15 A.M. & 9:45 A.M. Service, Worship Center

December 24, Christmas Eve Worship, 11:00 A.M., 4:00 P.M., 8:00 P.M., Worship Center






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