Staff and Council

We’d love to hear from you!

You’ll find email addresses for individual staff and council members below

Family of Christ Lutheran Church

2020 Coulter Drive
Chanhassen, MN 55317-5300
Office: 952-934-5659
Fax: 952-934-4250

The pastors take emergency calls (crisis, accident) anytime, though we ask that for non-critical contacts you respect time-off and call the church office. They frequently check voicemail and our office staff quickly seeks them out and forwards important calls.

Pastor Josh: 763-439-4343 (c)

Pastoral Staff

Senior Pastor Josh Nelson   952-934-5659, Ext. 13

Pastor John Nelson

Associate Pastor Kimberly Buffie   952-934-5659, Ext. 14

Ministry Staff

Leann Thompson    952-934-5659, Ext. 24
Director of Faith Formation

Leann Thompson

Andie Rydberg   952-934-5659, Ext. 30
Minister to Youth & Families

Andie Rydberg

Teri Burns   952-934-5659, Ext. 21
Minister to Children & Families

Teri Burns

Church Administration & Support Staff

Kim Schaeferle   952-934-5659, Ext. 11
Connections Coordinator

Kim Schaeferle

Lynn Winkleman   952-934-5659. Ext 29
Media Communications Coordinator

Lynn Winkleman

Kris Spangrud   952-934-5659, Ext. 18

Kris Spangrud

Music Ministry

Mary Hegre
Director of Music Ministry

Mary Renz

Ron Larson
Co-director of Family of Christ Singers

Ron Larson

Andrea Zimmerman
Director of ExSOULtation

Andrea Zimmerman


Sarah Hildebrand 952-934-5659, Ext. 27
Preschool Director

Church Council 2021

Executive Team

Church Council Members