Church Council

Living Word Lutheran Church is governed by a seven-member Church Council. Members serve three-year renewable terms, with elections held at the annual Voters’ Meeting in December. 

Council members can be reached by email at, by phone at (262) 677-1685 or after worship on Sunday mornings.

2023 Church Council

Chair: Peter Chapman
Vice Chair: Crystal Zurn
Secretary: Michael Marshall
Treasurer:  Joan Laehn
Kyle Greenhow
Brian Kloehn
Jessi Smedal

Board of Elders

The Board of Elders is an elected body that serves to maintain the spiritual welfare of the Pastor and the congregation.  Elders serve renewable two-year terms and are elected at the annual voters’ meeting in December. 

Contact information for the Elders is available in the Sunday bulletin. They can also be reached at, (262) 677-1685 or after worship on Sunday mornings.

2023 Elders

Chair:  Chuck Luedtke
Tom Beineke
Norm Finster
Ryan Hansen
Todd Klumb