Pella Lutheran Church

Staff Profiles

David F. Knuth
David F. Knuth
Pastor

Pastor David Knuth grew up in Sheboygan, Wisconsin and graduated from Sheboygan Lutheran High School in 1985.  He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Concordia University, Mequon and a Master of Divinity degree from Concordia Theological Seminary in Ft. Wayne, Indiana.  Pastor and his wife, Tomi, have  four daughters: Olivia (husband Andrew), Vanessa, Victoria, and Elizabeth; they also have two grandsons, William and Theodore. Pastor Knuth was installed as pastor of Pella Lutheran Church on November 1st, 2015.   Before coming to Pella Lutheran, Pastor Knuth served at Trinity Lutheran Church in Fergus Falls, MN from 1996-2002; and at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Jacksonville, Il, from 2002-2015. 

Lora L. Krueger
Lora L. Krueger
Secretary

Lora Krueger was born in Ft. Crowder, Missouri.  Her parents, sister and she moved to Waupun in 1963 where she graduated from Waupun High School in 1973. Lora was married to Randy Krueger on October 12, 1974 and their marriage was blessed with two sons.  She worked in the banking industry for 25 years before becoming Church Secretary in 1999. Lora’s favorite Bible passage, that has helped give her comfort since her husband’s death in 2013, is Jeremiah 29:11 - “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”

Edward H. Bernthal
Edward H. Bernthal
Director of Christian Education - Emeritus
Sandra Armga
Sandra Armga
Church Treasurer
Dani Rasmussen
Dani Rasmussen
Church Custodian

Dani works to keep the church building spotless.  She is a life-long Waupun resident, and has been a part of Pella for many years. 

We thank God for her tireless efforts and her many contributions to keep the church functioning well!