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Pastoral Update: Pastor Scott has accepted a call from Thomastown Covenant Church in Staples, MN. We wish him God's blessings as he begins his service to the Lord with another congregation.

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Steve Slagel

Interim Pastor

Steve Slagel is serving the Community Church as our interim pastor. He comes to us from Traverse City, Michigan. He is an ordained minister in the Mennonite Church as well as being trained in congregation based mediation and transitional ministry. Steve works with churches, guiding the through change and facilitating new vision for a hopeful future. He and his wife Barb have three grown children. 

Nancy Nelson

Nancy Gould Nelson

Office Manager

Welcome to Nancy Nelson, our new Office Manager! Nancy is a long time resident of the Northwoods and has been a familiar face around church since her marriage to her husband Don Nelson in May, 1993. Nancy will be in the church office Tuesday to Friday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 

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Glen Wildenberg

Choir Director

Glen has a life long passion for music that involves, playing, arranging and composing. He has been directing our choir since late 2014. Glen was a choir director and Worship & Music Committee chairperson for more than 24 years in Two Rivers before moving to Winchester, WI.

Bruce Greenhill

Bruce Greenhill

Treasurer

Bruce has been keeping the church books since 2009. He is responsible for reporting on the financial well-being of the church to Council. He also makes sure all Departments and Committees operate within their respective budgets. When not crunching numbers or playing with his abacus, he can be found in the cockpit of his kayak on the Gile Flowage, or XC skiing somewhere on the WI/UP border.

Lorine Walters

Lorine Walters

Organist

Lorine has been a member of the Community Church since she and her family moved to the north woods in 1980. Although primarily a pianist, she has enjoyed keyboard instruments of all kinds since her childhood. She comes to us with experience accompanying singers and instrumentalists of all ages, in school and in church.

Glen Wildenberg

Inside Custodian

Glen is serving us as inside custodian. He's doing a great job keeping us safe during the pandemic.

Jamie and Adam Zogata

Former Christian Education and Youth Directors

Jamie and Adam have resigned their official positions as Christian Education and Youth Directors due to changed family responsibilities. They continue to be actively involved with our young people, serving as leaders of SOUL (Singing Our Unending Love).