Mark Maunula

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Pastor Maunula is a graduate of Concordia College, St. Paul, MN and received a B.A. degree in Outdoor Education and an Education/Psychology minor. He attended classes in Greek and Hebrew at St. John's Lutheran College, Winfield, KS. He also attended Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, MO and received an M.Div. degree. He originally entered college to become a Director of Christian Education with the desire to work at a Lutheran camp. God led him to enter the pre-seminary program while still in college. He is married to Sharon (how graduated also from Concordia College, St. Paul, MN as a Lutheran school teacher with an emphasis in early childhood education) and they have five children (Heidi, Tarja, Jaakob, Martti, and Joel).

The previous congregations he attended and were formative for his faith while growing up were:

     Trinity National Lutheran Church, Milwaukee, WI
     Our Saviour Lutheran Church, Dryden, ON
     Calvary Lutheran Church, Thunder Bay, ON
     Lappe Lutheran Church, Thunder Bay, ON
     First Lutheran Church, Ponca City, OK

The congregations that he has served in the past include:

     Lutheran Church of Unity, Unity, Saskatchewan
     Trinity Lutheran Church, Wilkie, Saskatchewan
     Battle River (Waseca) Lutheran Church, Waseca, Saskatchewan
     Vacancy at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Luseland, Saskatchewan
     Peace Lutheran Church, Kamsack, Saskatchewan
     St. Paul Lutheran Church, Togo, Saskatchewan
     Saving Grace Lutheran Church, Canora, Saskatchewan
     St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Springside, Saskatchewan
     Vacancy at Redeemer Lutheran Church, The Pas, Manitoba


LeAnn Gregoire

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LeAnn is the Director of Vacation Bible School (VBS) at Trinity, aids Paster with calling and visiting shut-ins, and hosts an annual Confirmation Retreat that is available to the Circuit. Both LeAnn and her husband (Cody) were raised in the Mille Lacs area. LeAnn enjoys reading, caring for others, and loves anything outdoors. LeAnn and Cody live on a hobby farm in the Hillman area with their daughter (Ember) and all of their animals. LeAnn graduated from Concordia University of Wisconsin in May of 2018 majoring in Director of Church Ministries with focuses in parish teaching and pre-deaconess. LeAnn also graduated from Concordia Theological Seminary of Fort Wayne majoring in the Deaconess Studies Program (distance) in May of 2022. LeAnn truly loves to serve her rural and small town community in the ways that God blesses her with.