LEADERSHIP TEAM

Pastoral Transition 
 
Pastors Tom and Paula have been called to be deployed pastors from Light of Christ Church. Our church is now in search of a new Lead Pastor. 
 
 
Tom Graves
DEPLOYED PASTOR
 
In April of 2020 Pastors Tom and Paula became “deployed pastors” from Light of Christ Church. As deployed pastors they are available to serve as Interim pastors helping congregations in transition. In addition they will continue the Radio, podcast and daily devotions as part of Light of Christ Church. They currently reside in Austin, Minn. 
 
Pastor Tom has been a pastor since 1999 and has served congregations in Wisconsin and in Washington state and is the founding pastor of Light of Christ Church. He worked in the private sector for 12 years after before the Lord called him into ministry. He is a graduate of University of Wisconsin-Platteville with a BS and MS in Industrial Technology and a MDIV from Concordia Theological Seminary. He has a heart for missions and has been on mission trips in different places in the world. Pastor Tom is married to Paula, also a pastor, and they have three grown children. 
 
 
Paula Graves
DEPLOYED PASTOR
 
Pastor Paula is a a graduate of The Master’s Institute in the Twin Cities and enjoys both traditional and non-traditional ministry.  She finds the possibilities of digital ministry in radio and podcasting facinating. After growing up on an Iowa farm, she graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a degree in Medial Technology.  Paula worked in clinical laboratories prior to being called as a pastor. She also enjoys her role as  wife and mother.

ELDERS

 
 
 
To assist the pastors at Light of Christ the Lord has provided us with four Elders:
Doug Brock
Bob Holtz
Tom Gardner
Jeff Gronski