Ministry Team

Our Savior’s Ministry Team


Pastor John Knutson, Pastor

Pastor John Knutson was called as Pastor in 2012 and is responsible as the lead shepherd of faith life, the vision, and the staff of this congregation.


Dennis Larson, Minister of Worship & Music

Dennis Larson joined the staff in 1999 as Minister of Worship & Music. Dennis is responsible for the worship and music program and collaborates with clergy on planning worship services. He is the organist and the director of the adult choral & instrumental groups.


Marlene Stroh, CFJ Coordinator

Marlene Stroh serves as our leader of children’s programs known as “Children’s Faith Journey.” She recruits teachers and shepherds, and coordinates Vacation Bible School.


Diana Bleignier, Young at Heart Coordinator / Hospitality Hostess

Diana Bleignier serves as our Young at Heart Coordinator. She is responsible for planning and executing events for the senior members of the congregation. She also serves as Hospitality Hostess for OSLC events.


Kelly Flesch‏, Administrative Secretary

Kelly Flesch joined us in 2013 and serves as our part-time Administrative Secretary supporting the office staff through a variety of bookkeeping and communication duties.


Tania Pimentel, Church Secretary

Tania Pimentel joined us in 2019 and serves as our part-time Church Secretary supporting the office staff through a variety of communication duties.


Char Wells, Preschool Director

Char Wells serves as a Preschool Director and Preschool Teacher. She joined the staff in 1991.



Helen Gallegos, Preschool Teacher

Helen Gallegos serves as a Preschool Teacher. She joined the staff in 2011.



Heather Pratz, Preschool Teacher’s Aide

Heather Pratz serves as a Preschool Teacher’s Aide. She joined the staff in 2014.


Heather Ruesch, Preschool Teacher’s Aide

Heather Ruesch serves as a Preschool Teacher’s Aide. She joined the staff in 2020.



John Rulla, Custodian

John Rulla serves as our Custodian. He is responsible for keeping our building and grounds in order and for room setups. He joined the staff in 2012.


Where is Our Savior’s located?
The church is located at 1800 21st Ave., Greeley, CO 80631
Just 2 blocks south of Northern Colorado Medical Center

What is the contact information for Our Savior’s?
Mailing address: 1800 21st Ave., Greeley, CO 80631
Main phone number: 970-352-4816
Emergency Pager Number: 970-600-9403

When are the times for worship services?
Sundays, 8:15 a.m. and 10:40 a.m. (IN PERSON & STREAMING)
Coffee and Fellowship @ 9:15 a.m.
Education Hour @ 9:30 a.m.

How can I make a donation?
You can make a donation by writing a check payable to Our Savior’s Lutheran Church and
mailing it to Our Savior’s at 1800 21st. Ave., Greeley, CO 80631. Or, if you prefer to use a credit
card or text to give, go to the Home Page and click on the Donate Now Button or click on the Text to Give and follow the instructions.

What is Our Savior’s Mission Statement?
Gather in Grace, Grow in Faith, Serve in Community, Glorify Christ!

Where can I serve?
Our Savior’s has numerous ways you can utilize your God-given gifts to assist the church, and
several committees you may serve on.

How can I become a member?
Our Savior’s has new member classes throughout the year. Consult this website or call the
church office at 970-352-4816

Does Our Savior’s provide wedding, funerals, memorial services, rooms for meetings?
Yes, contact the church office at 970-352-4816