Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church
1300 Mansfield Street
Chippewa Falls, WI 54729
Office Hours: M-Th, 8a.m.-4p.m.

Staff & Leaders

Pastor Karen Behling

Pastor Karen Behling is a graduate of St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN and Wartburg Seminary in Dubuque, IA. Prior to coming to Our Saviour’s, she served congregations in southern Minnesota and before that, in Iowa and North Dakota. She was ordained in 1990. Pastor Karen enjoys quilting & sewing, gardening, hiking & biking, yoga, and reading. She and her husband are the parents of three adult children.

Lisa Carter

Lisa Carter, Our Saviour’s Administrative Assistant, is the first voice you hear when you call and the first face you see when you stop by the church office. She is new to this position, but comes on board with many years of office experience.

Toni Eckardt

Toni has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Eau Claire (UWEC) , a comprehensive major elementary/special education. She has taught preschool for 32 years (the first 16 at Luther Hospital Child Care center and the last 16 at Our Saviour’s ) She retired in 2008. In 2009 she started her present part time work. Toni has been a Lutheran all of her life and has always had a passion for child development for as long as she can remember.

Jared Johnson

Jared Johnson, Worship and Music Coordinator, works closely with the pastor to plan weekly worship and worship services during the Church’s significant holidays. Jared’s technology skills allow OSLC to maintain an up-to-date presence in the ever changing realm of technology. Whether creating a Sunday live stream or unique visuals during worship, Jared has helped OSLC navigate the ever-changing communications landscape. Jared and his wife Sue, who is the lead worship accompanist, joined OSLC in 2001. You can see them at church nearly every Sunday with their 4 kids who all grew up in this church.