Meet our team

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Rev. CJ Luttinen – Lead Pastor

Pastor CJ Luttinen was installed at Risen Savior as Lead Pastor on March 26, 2023. Pastor CJ came to Risen Savior from Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Mobile, AL after previously serving in New Orleans.  Pastor CJ holds a Bachelors in Biblical Languages/Psychology from Concordia Ann Arbor and a Master of Divinity from Concordia Seminary St Louis.
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Laurie Casey – Director of Outreach & Caring Ministries

Laurie has served at Risen Savior in one capacity or another since 2004.  She currently serves as the Director of Caring & Outreach Ministries. She has a Bachelors in Psychology and a Masters in Occupational Therapy from Rockhurst University. Laurie has been married to her husband Harold for 29 years and they have two children.

Set Saathoff – Administrative Assistant

If you call the church, you’ll probably talk to Set. She answers the phones, does mountains of paperwork, and generally keeps the office from falling apart. Set also handles all of our contributions, accounts payable, and memorials. She has a Bachelors in Medical Technology from Wichita State University. Set has been married to her husband Shane for 17 years and they have two children.

Vickie Lohmann – Accountant

Vickie has been our accountant since 2013. She brings with her close to 40 years of experience in accounting. She has a Bachelors in English from Washburn University.  Vickie and her husband Dennis have been married for 37 years and have three grown children and four grandchildren.