Here at Messiah Church there are so very many dedicated volunteers that make this MeetTheStaff-Webchurch truly a home for all people. Along with these wonderful volunteers there are several part-time and half-time folks who make the day to day operations of the church run smoothly. Feel free to connect with any of our staff via email, or by calling the parish office (608) 222-3833. Our voice mail system will allow you to leave messages for many of our staff.

Employment Opportunities

Messiah Lutheran Church is currently seeking qualified candidates for the part-time positions of Receptionist and Office Support, and for Coordinator of Senior Adult Ministry. These positions will report to the Pastor. Candidates must possess excellent communication skills, and a genuine attitude of hospitality and welcome.

Receptionist and Office Support – Job Description

Application Procedure for Receptionist and Office Support

Coordinator of Senior Adult Ministry-Position Description_2016 – Job Description and Application Procedure

PastorJeff-WebRev. Jeff Vanden Heuvel, Pastor

Office email

Annette Durkin, Coordinator of Evangelism and Communications

Clyde-WebClyde Nyhus, Coordinator of Music and Choir

Bobbie Rogers, Director of Preschool

Tim CoulthartBusiness Manager

Tim Martinson, Facilities Manager

Catherine-WebCatherine Puisto, Coordinator of Children’s and Family Ministry

Teresa Palumbo, Coordinator of Youth and Family Ministry

Larry Kaltenberg, Janitorial Services

Wendy Shugars Bailey, Wedding Day Assistant: phone: 608-212-1032

Steve Cheramy, Video Recording


CHURCH COUNCIL 2015-2016  If you’d like to contact anyone on the Church Council please contact the office at 608-222-3833

Kay Peterson, President
Holly Tunak, Vice President 
Tim Coulthart, Treasurer
JoAnn Marx, Secretary

Bob Hartwig           Gloria Laundrie

Lloyd Mennenga    Dale Puisto

Gene Qualmann     Jacob Wagner