Staff

Here's some quick info about the awesome staff at Our Savior Lutheran Church.  Feel free to contact us!

  • Pastor Lee Weander - Senior Pastor

    Pastor Lee began his ministry at OSL as an associate pastor on July 10th, 1994. We are blessed to have Pastor Lee, his wife Trish and two sons, Kenny and Isaac. Pastor Lee loves golf and his favorite chapter in the Bible is Luke 15. 


    (402) 371-9005 ext.355


    EMAIL PASTOR LEE

  • Pastor Eric Gradberg - Pastor of member care

    Eric has spent his entire life as an active member of Lutheran churches, mainly in the Chicago area. In 2018, he felt called to retire from his career as a professional artist and enter into the ministry. Eric is married and has 2 children. In his free time he enjoys being endlessly creative and playing with his kids. His favorite bible verse is 1 Peter 3:15.


    (402) 371-9005 ext. 353


    EMAIL PASTOR ERIC

  • Pastor Frank Brink - Pastor EMERITUS

    Pastor Frank joined the staff of OSL in May of 2008! Pastor Frank is married, has 6 children and 14 grandchildren! Other than his extensive family, Pastor Frank enjoys his motorcycle and is interested in fine wine! He tells us that his favorite bible verse changes, but "today it is Ephesians 2:8-10." 


     (402) 371-9005 ext. 354


    EMAIL PASTOR FRANK

  • Pastor David Kipp - Pastor EMERITUS

    Pastor Dave began service at Our Savior in January of 2022. Dave is married to his wife, Susan. They have two sons and four grandchildren! He as served in various churches since 1992 and thrilled to be assisting with member care here at Our Savior. Pastor Dave's favorite Bible verse is Galatians 2:20!


    (402) 371-9005 ext. 351


    EMAIL PASTOR DAVE

  • Christine Ekberg - Director of Family Life

    Christine has been at Our Savior serving as the Director of Christian Education since summer of 2008. She is married to Brad and has three children.  Her passions are working with youth and families of all ages. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, playing volleyball,  camping, the Colorado mountains,  and coffee!!! She strives to “delight herself in the Lord” in all she does Psalms 37:4. 


    (402) 371-9005 ext.354


    EMAIL CHRISTINE

  • Hannah Cmeyla - director of Worship Arts

    Hannah recently graduated from Concordia University, Nebraska in Seward. She received a B.A. in Music (Vocal Performance) and and a B.A. in Business Administration, with a Marketing minor. She is originally from Bay City, MI. Hannah loves everything that has to do with music, whether singing or listening. One of her favorite bible passages is Psalm 1. 


    (402) 371-9005 ext. 361


    EMAIL HANNAH


  • isabel brosch - Director of Christian Education Intern

    IsabelB@oursav.org

    Isabel recently graduated from Concordia University, Nebraska in Seward. She received a B.A. in Christian Education Leadership and a B.A. in Theology. Through her time here at Our Savior, Isabel will work to fulfill the requirements for her Director of Christian Education Certification. She is originally from Wichita, Kansas. Isabel’s story is unique, as she did not grow up in the church, but it is in that same story that Christ worked, and lead Isabel to the church and into a future in ministry. One of her favorite passages from Scripture is Colossians 3:17.


    (402) 371-9005 ext.362


    EMAIL isabel

  • Colleen Beltz -  Church Secretary

    Colleen began working for OSL in January of 2016. Colleen and her husband Dennis have three daughters, one son and seven grandchildren. She enjoys spending time with friends and family, and also likes to travel. Her absolute favorite bible verse is John 3:16.


    (402) 371-9005 ext.350


    EMAIL COLLEEN


  • Dennis Beltz - FACILITIES Manager

    Dennis began working at Our Savior in 2018. He claims that he wears a florescent shirt everyday so that he is easy to find. His favorite Bible passage is Proverbs 3:5-6.


    (402) 371-9005



  • Carlos Pineda - Technical Arts Coordinator

    Carlos began serving at Our Savior in September 2021. He is married to his beautiful wife Jocelyne and has 2 amazing little boys. Carlos has been passionate about serving in Worship arts since the age of 12 years old. Starting off in his home church in Crete Nebraska, moving to Lincoln, and most recent for the last 10 years in Wayne Ne. Carlos works with churches all around Nebraska and the country by installing pro audio equipment, training local volunteers and working with pastors on church events for community outreach. Carlos has huge passion for playing music for God, building relationships with new people, and serving. Carlos' favorite bible verse is

    Psalms 92:10!


    (402) 371-9005 ext. 360


    EMAIL CARLOS

  • Joseph hajek - youth and tech assistant

    Joseph is a student at Northeast Community College here in Norfolk. He is working to receive a Certificate in Broadcast Production. Through his time here at Our Savior, Joseph will work with kids, youth, and tech ministries. He is originally from Columbus, Nebraska. One of his favorite passages from Scripture is Matthew 28:19-20


    (402) 371-9005 ext.350


    email Joseph

  • kylie sisson - kids and youth music

    Kylie has been a member of OSL her whole life. She became an active member in youth and worship ministry in middle school. She is currently a senior at Norfolk Senior High School and enjoys being involved in anything music related. Since having the opportunity to volunteer at church, Our Savior has become her home away from home. One of her favorite Bible verses is Jeremiah 29:11.


    (402) 371-9005 ext.350


    email Kylie