Pastor Lyle's journey to St. Stephen Lutheran Church in Marshall began in Minot, ND, where he was born and raised. He had further stops in...
Lyle is married to his wife of 22 years, Emily. They have a daughter, Astrid (9) and a son, Tor (3). In his free time, Pastor Lyle likes to sleep, watch hockey, and sleep.
Pastor Lyle maintains a website and blogs on some semi-controversial things (you know, those kinds of opinions and things that make people mad). You can catch up with him at www.grumpypastor.com
Seth Boerboom is to put it mildly, a busy guy. He has a beautiful, hard-working, ever supportive wife Abby, and four boisterous and energetic sons (Ethan, Graham, Sawyer, and Hayes). To fill his daytime hours, he works both with his father selling agricultural equipment and also teaching piano to 40+ students. In his limited free time I can be found helping at church as a parish associate (occassionally preaching, leading worship, and and working with church youth), as well as leading a praise team.He enjoys coaching his sons' various sports teams, smoking and grilling meats, and trying out new and exciting craft beers. Most of all, he enjoys simply spending time as the Boerboom Six. He has been a member of St. Stephen for 10+ years.
Melinda Grohs has been the Director of and Lead Teacher at St. Stephen Preschool since 2018.
Melinda and her husband Derek come to us from the Mitchell, SD. They moved to Marshall about eight years ago when he accepted an engineering position with Vishay. They have two busy little boys with a third arriving in November. They enjoy spending a lot of time at the parks around Marshall and taking many trips back to South Dakota to see their families.
Lauren Winn is our Financial Assistant here at St. Stephen and has been with us since 2013. After growing up in White Bear Lake, MN she went to college at SMSU and received a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Business Management with minors in Marketing and Spanish. She also does bookwork for The Marshall Golf Club. She is involved with the Marshall Women of Today as Treasurer and is a board member for St. Stephen Lutheran Preschool. She enjoys scrapbooking, reading, golfing, volleyball and the outdoors. Her husband Eddie and three kids, Ava, Elijah and Brodie live in Marshall.
Lisa Rosenboom is an Assistant Teacher at the St. Stephen Preschool. She's been a member of St. Stephen since 2001. Her family includes her husband Torey, and her children Aidan, Logan, Kaitlyn and Emily.
Lisa enjoys quilting, crafts, scrapbooking, spending time at the lake, and watching her kids' activities, including Dance and Cross Country
Mary Hauschild has been an organist at St. Stephen Lutherah I have been at St. Stephen almost 43 years. Her family consists of two brothers and one sister. Mary works at Casey's General Store on Main Street in Marshall as a cashier. Her hobbies include playing the accordion, organ, and piano. She enjoys playing Mexican Train (a type of Dominoes), playing ladder golf, working crossword puzzles, playing online games, and watching reruns on television.
Melissa Doose has been an assistant teacher at St. Stephen Lutheran Preschool since January 2019. Her and her husband Nathan live in Marshall with their three children, Miranda, Paige, and Carson. They have been members of St. Stephen for 16 years.
Melissa enjoys teaching Sunday School, serving on the Altar Guild, and serving as a Confirmation Huddle Guide Leader. In her spare time she likes making crafts, reading, cooking/baking, and attending their children’s activities. She also own a photography business and volunteers as co-chair for the Southwest Figure Skating Club’s annual ice show.
She loves teaching because she can impact children’s lives, watch them grow and reach milestones.