201 Frontage Road NW, Byron MN 55920 8:00 & 10:00



Pastor Steve Rheingans is married to Jill and they have two children, Kelly and Paul. Steve grew up on a farm in West Central MN. He has served churches in Waubay SD, Montevideo MN, and Benson MN. He has served internationally in rural Liberia, West Africa, Madagascar, and  an ecumenical multinational congregation in Muscat, Oman. He enjoys riding motorcycle traveling and being outdoors.  Steve has served at Christ Lutheran since August of 2011 clcpastorsteve@gmail.com





Pastor Nirmala Reinschmidt is part time Pastor at CLC. Nirmala lives in Rochester and is married to Paul Reinschmidt. They have a daughter Hannah who is a junior in high school. Nirmala has served as ordained pastor in Minneapolis and St Paul for 13 years. Generally Nirmala will be working Tuesdays and Wednesdays and will be present 2 Sundays a month. Pastor Nirmala is also serving as part-time Pastor at St John’s in Kasson. clcreinschmidt@gmail.com






Elaine Meek is our Administrator. She is married to Tim and has three children, Katie, Naomi, and Cece. Elaine and family live in Byron. office@clcbyron.org








Jean Goodman is our Administrative Assistant. Jean … clcbyron@frontier.com





Gottschalk David & Rose


Custodians Dave & Rose Gottschalk are charter members. They have had registered polled hereford breeding stock for over 50 years. They enjoy exhibiting them at major shows and beef tours. gottschalkherefords@frontiernet.net






Jane Cabaya


Jane Cabaya is our Chancel Choir Director/Chancel Bells, and our Organist/Pianist.  Music has been a special part of her life along with libraries. She loves to perform and accompany anyone.   She has been media specialist in school libraries in the area at all levels. She lives with her husband, Michael, in the woods west of Oxbow Park.   They have two grown sons, Kyle– married to Jean-Marie, and Ty, a world traveler.   She grew up in Winona and enjoys the nature of the area with camping, fishing, and biking.  Mike and she also love to experience adventure with travel throughout the world. libbugjane@frontiernet.net






Sarah Goodman Strobl is our second service worship music coordinator. She has been teaching piano and voice lessons from her home studio since 2001. The same year she founded “Goodman Productions” children’s theater company. Giving children performance opportunities throughout the year. The students of Goodman Productions come together and have a common bond of sharing their voices to help heal hearts and spread joy with their talents. Music has always brought love and blessedness into my life, and I am celebrating the fact that I am able to work with the Praise band at Christ Lutheran Church. Simply beautiful! sarah@goodmanproductions.com









Stephanie Fugleberg is our River Angels Bell Choir Director…