Our Staff


Pastor, Rev. Robert Wentzel

Rev. Robert Wentzel grew up on a family farm in the Red River Valley of northern Minnesota.  He received a Bachelor of University Studies degree from North Dakota State University in 1979 and managed the family farm in Minnesota, raising wheat, barley, sugar beets, corn, soybeans, and sunflowers.  He received the Master of Divinity degree in 2001 and the Master of Sacred Theology degree in 2002.  Pastor Wentzel is the husband of Deon, and they are the parents of four children.


Parish Worker, Deaconess Beverly Parobek

Deaconess Beverly has served as a parish Deaconess for over forty years.  She graduated from Valparaiso University Diaconate program in 1970, was consecrated in 1972, and has a master degree in Pastoral Counseling.  She is married to Paul Parobek and they have three adult children and two granddaughters