201 Frontage Road NW, Byron MN 55920 9:00



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 her family live in Byron. office@clcbyron.org






Sandy Erickson is one of our Administrative Assistants who is also a charter member of Christ Lutheran. She has lived in Byron all her life and has one son and one grandaughter. She enjoys playing in the Bell Choir  clcbyron@frontier.com






Jean Goodman is our Administrative Assistant and does her work remotely from Florida as she thinks its warmer down there.  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 Palmer is teaching Middle school English in Stewartville and is leading our praise team which leads the second service. Sarah was baptized and confirmed at Christ Lutheran and enjoys leading the praise team.





Stephanie Pfaffenbach is our River Angels Bell Choir Director, Good News Kids Choir …