- About Us
Brad Pohlman’s responsibilities include head of staff, preaching, teaching, leading worship and coordinating weddings. He has been on staff at Luther Memorial since 2007. Brad and his wife Joy, a UW librarian, have two adult daughters, the youngest at St. Olaf College.
John Worzala Dumke works in all areas of the congregation’s life, particularly in family ministry. John and his wife Kirsten, a Lutheran clergy and chaplain, have three young children, Roman, Berkeley, and Soren.
Pastor Ninke has served inner city, suburban, and rural congregations in Phoenix, Ariz., Stoughton, Wis., and Brooklyn, Wis.
Suelyn works collectively with staff and laity to promote the mission of Luther Memorial, with emphasis on strategic planning, stewardship, communication and membership development. She has a background in graphic design and communication management and an MA in philanthropy and development.
Bruce Bengtson’s primary responsibilities include the duties of organist, choir director and instrumental programs of the parish. Director of music is a position he has held since 1978.
Ann McDermott directs the training choir for children kindergarten through second grade, a position she has held since 2010. She is also a music specialist at the Preschool of the Arts and owner of the Ann McDermott Piano Studio. She was educated at the UW-Madison.
Chelsie Propst directs the chant choir during compline services.