Rev. Keith Long - Senior Pastor
Keith Long is the Senior Pastor of St. Luke Lutheran Church of Cottage Grove, MN. Now in is his third call in ordained ministry, Pastor Keith “PK” brings energy, creativity and a passion for teaching, preaching and interacting with all ages. Pastor Keith’s interests include reading, being active outdoors, podcasting, blogging, watching movies and playing fantasy baseball. Off-duty and on, Pastor Keith is especially grateful to share his time and energy with his wife and two young children.
Phone: 651-459-1222, ext. 123
Alison Bondy - Music & Congregational Life
Alison Bondy is the Director of Worship, Music and Parish Ministry at St. Luke Lutheran Church in Cottage Grove, MN. She is excited to be here and looks forward to working with the congregation and the community to share the love of Jesus with others. She moved from Sioux City, IA where she taught elementary school music, worked with the Siouxland Youth Chorus and served as the Minister of Music at Immanuel Lutheran Church. She lived in Sioux City for 16 years but grew up in Brooklyn Center, MN so moving back to Minnesota is “coming home” for her. She is glad to be closer to family and thrilled to be part of this community of believers!
Phone: 651-459-1222, ext 128
Alex Johnson - Youth Ministry & Finance
Alex serves as the Youth Minister. He oversees the Confirmation program and the high school youth ministry. To support St. Luke youth, Alex enjoys bringing his three young children to events like middle school orchestra concerts and varsity soccer games. Alex loves spending time with his wife, playing legos with his son, building forts with his daughter, and playing peekaboo with his other son. This family time balances out Alex’s unusual passion for mathematics and Microsoft Excel.
Phone: 651-459-1222, ext 125
Amy Loetz - Preschool & Children's Ministries
Amy Loetz serves as our Children and Family Minister. Her ministry is focused on Children and their families Birth-5th grade including our Seeds of Faith Preschool. She enjoys watching children learn, supporting families to live out their faith at home and helping the preschool staff grow in their abilities. When not at St. Luke Amy enjoys spending time with her family including her husband and two daughters.
Phone: 651-459-1222, ext 124
Jake Beck - Sound Tech Supervisor & Building Usage
Jake Beck is in charge of running sound and tech equipment for the worship services. He also oversees our large group of people who volunteer their time to help out with running our sound board and running our worship slideshows. As well as overseeing our volunteers and our Sound and Tech side of Worship Jake is in charge of making and playing our two minute tour videos of different opportunities and events that are going on in the community and in the church. Jake is a huge Green Bay Packer fan, as one can see from his picture!
Phone: 651-459-1222, ext 122