Lindsay Paul Jordan, Senior Pastor

Pastor Jordan began his ministry with the people of Christ the King Lutheran in February 2014, having served congregations as an ordained pastor and a youth minister in Pennsylvania, Minnesota, North Dakota, New Mexico, Iowa and Wisconsin.  Pastor Jordan was ordained in 1995.  He is a graduate of Luther Seminary in St. Paul, MN.  He did his undergraduate work at Luther College of Decorah, IA and Waldorf College of Forest City, IA.  In 2014, Pastor Jordan completed a doctorate in Christian Mission and Leadership from Luther Seminary in St. Paul, MN.

Pastor Jordan is married to Kimberly, Pastor at Trinity Lutheran Church in Fort Atkinson, WI. The Jordans have two boys, Paul and Sam.  As a family they enjoy traveling, the Milwaukee Brewers, reading, and good coffee.  Pastor Jordan is a stained glass artist, and creates works both large and small.

Check out PJ’s blog, Jabbok’s Edge.

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Jill Vento, Office Coordinator

Jill Vento has lived in the Lake Country area her entire life. She graduated from Arrowhead High School and furthered her education in marketing at WCTC and Carroll University. She has been married to her husband Craig for 20 years; they have two children, Jack age 16, and Sam, age 13. After college, Jill worked at Midwest Airlines for sixteen years. She then worked for Wheaten Franciscan Healthcare for six years before joining Christ the King. Jill, her husband and kids are fortunate to have many extended family members living in the area, with whom, they enjoy boating, fishing, picnicking and playing a family football game. During the school year, Jill’s husband coaches their boys in football, basketball and track, while Jill enjoys cheering them all on. In her spare time Jill enjoys kayaking, hiking, reading and travel.

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Mark Gould, Music Ministry Coordinator

Mark brings his musical talent and evident faith to our Sunday Worship and special services. Mark serves as our organist and as director of both youth and adult choirs, including vocal and hand bells. Mark has a Bachelor of Arts degree in vocal music from Luther College and a Master of Divinity degree from Wartburg, graduating with academic honors. He previously served as Voice Instructor at Carroll University. We are continually blessed by his leadership of music and his ability to engage the faith of the members of our congregation.

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Teri Bergendahl, Faith Formation Coordinator

Teri is charged with developing and supporting ministries related to faith development within the congregation and surrounding communities. These ministries include Sunday School, Vacation Bible School, and Adult Education. Teri’s strong faith in the Lord is evident in her work and we are blessed to support her discipleship at Christ the King.

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Michelle Scherer, Media and Communications Coordinator

Michelle brings to CTK a background in digital graphics, marketing, and communications. Michelle’s focus at CTK is on developing and supporting activities related to communications within the congregation and surrounding communities via print and digital media platforms. Michelle also serves as a support associate to CTK’s Senior Pastor, Lindsay Paul Jordan and Office Administrator, Jill Vento.

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Sylvia Kreutzmann, Care Ministry 

Sylvia is the mother of three sons and grandmother of seven beautiful children. She has a little silky terrier Bandit, who is the “boss” at home. She is a retired registered nurse. She organized the Care Ministry program about 6 years ago at CTK and visits the homebound and hospitalized to offer conversation, prayers and communion. She also assists with funerals. Each year she helps organize two senior luncheons. She attends the prayer shawl group and helps deliver them. She is a member of the outreach and membership committees.

Juanita Newman, Administrative Assistant 

Juanita has been a member of CTK since 1962 and has been very active in multiple church activities since 1986. She is a graduate of Carroll University and holds masters degree in Economics from the University of Illinois, Champagne.  In 1986 Al and Juanita Newman joined the CTK staff as an administrative assistants. Today, Juanita plays many roles at CTK, she schedules greeters, acolyte teams and communion assistants. In addition, Juanita plays an important role with our youth and has been a generous contributor to our scholarship program.

Joel Gerth, Custodian

Joel joined the CTK Staff in August 2017. As a former CTK Council member, Joel has graciously accepted the necessary responsibility of maintaining a clean and orderly environment of both the inside and outside of our 25,000 sq ft facility. Joel and his wife, Nancy are dedicated members and close neighbors of Christ the King!

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