Christus Victor

Making Christ Known

We are an Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA) congregation growing in the likeness of Christ by:

Worshiping, praying, and studying God’s word;
Being together with other people; and
Acting in faith through words and deeds both inside and outside our church walls.


(with titles and/or Liaison Area)

Stefan Potuznik, Senior Pastor

Linda Thurston, Associate Pastor - Christian Education

Mike Gehring, President / Social Ministry:  A new council member, Mike had been on council before and served as our council president nine years ago.  Mike is an active member in our MIA (Men in Action) group, has served as a confirmation mentor, and is on the leadership team for our Summer Suppers.

Gary Pignato, Vice President / Property:  Gary, a calming force, is also a part of the property ministry and has a strong faith.  As a former F15 fighter pilot and air force flight instructor, he learned to stay calm while maneuvering through many challenging situations.  We are blessed to have him on our team.

Karen Eberspacher, Secretary

John Laugesen, Financial Secretary:  A new council member, John has a strong faith and is very supportive of reading The Story as a whole congregation.  John will serve as a liaison to our finance ministry.  Many thanks to John who served as our treasurer for the past two years.  John did a very fine job introducing several new procedures to our finance operations.

Jim Winslow, Treasurer

Jessica Bocko, Connection Crew

Neil Harrison, Parish Growth & Life

Michelle Hinojosa, Christian Education

Dung Pham, Worship & Music

Emily Rott, Finance

Miranda Terracciano, Youth





Senior Pastor Stefan Potuznik

Associate Pastor of Christian Education Linda Thurston

Senior Parish Deacon Patrick Briggs

Parish Deacon Hank Kwiatkowski

Parish Deacon Janet Spees





Deborah Swinford, Office Manager

Jill Nelson, Accounts Payable

MiMi Cheatham, Administrative Assistant

Nick Cavaliero, Interim Custodian





Megan Radowick, Music Director

Robin Rotela, Saturday Music Leader

Megan Radowick Modern Music Leader, Interim Choir Director

Anna Kovalevska, Organist / Choir Accompanist

Anne Kivikko, Handbells

Revelation Brass




Pastor Linda Thurston, Youth Ministries

Megan Radowick, Music Director

Diane Hill, Nursery Coordinator

Melanie Potuznik, Children's Ministry Coordinator