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Staff of Emmaus

All staff members can be reached by calling the
Emmaus Church Office, at 952.884.4751.

Tom Gilman

Senior Pastor
Pastor Tom became the Senior Pastor of Emmaus Church in the spring of 2006, following two and a half years on staff as Associate Pastor. Tom sees the call to serve as a pastor in Christ’s church as ...

Nick Dyrud

Associate Pastor
Nick became the Associate Pastor at Emmaus Lutheran in 2007. He is a graduate of Northwestern College, St. Paul, MN, and the Association of Free Lutheran Theological Seminary in Plymouth, MN. Pr. ...

Tim Reimherr

Director of Celebration Ministry

Benjamin Webb

Director of Children & Youth Ministries
Ben administrates the Children and Youth Ministry. He works underneath Pastor Nick and with Rachel Foss to lead the volunteers in our Sunday morning and Wednesday night programs. In addition to ...

Rachel Foss

Assistant Director of Family Ministries
Rachel is working part-time at Emmaus with the Children and Student Ministry to (1) maintain communication between volunteers, staff, and families, (2) help lead the Wednesday night King's Kids ...

Mavis Miller

Director of Administration
Mavis provides administrative support & coordination, primarily for the pastors and the church leadership and ultimately for the members. She manages the church calendar & use of the building and ...

Sara Petersen

Office Assistant
Psalm 25:4-5 are verses that Sara reads often, they remind her to daily seek Him.

Sara enjoys cooking (but not baking - measuring just takes too much time), and she loves being outside no matter


Vergene Downs

Children's Music Ministry Director

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8443 Second Ave S
BloomingtonMN 55420
Sunday Worship:
8:30am -- Traditional Service
9:40am -- Sunday School
11:00am -- Contemporary Service

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