Pastor Chad attended Northeastern Seminary in Rochester N.Y. He also completed studies in theology & ministry through Princeton Theological Seminary and Lutheran specific courses through Inter-Lutheran Theological Seminary. He and his wife Laure have been married since 2009 and have 2 sons. He has been published in the Lutheran Witness, The National Center for Fatherhood, and the Father Life Magazine. Along with his friend and colleague he hosts a podcast called Lutheran Pastor's Tackle and operates the website Walk the Trail.
Pastor Dan Stahl and his wife Judy live in West Falls. They have one daughter and son in-law with two grandchildren, they also have one son. Dan attended the Institute of Lutheran Theology in Brookings South Dakota. He serves part time here at the church. He has also been trained as a Stephen Ministry Leader and heads up the Stephen Ministry here at St. Paul’s.
Chantal Riehle has been serving as our part time administrative assistant since 2018. She is a Registered Nurse at the VA hospital. She and her two children Arbor and Cole are active members of our congregation.
dir. of christian ed.
Jamie Stynes is the Director of Christian Education. She grew up attending St Paul's Lutheran Church, met her husband there and is now overjoyed to bring her own children. She earned her Bachelors in Human Services, concentrated in Mental Health and has geared her career towards advocating for and supporting both children and adults throughout life. Jamie is eager to begin this role as she looks to develop and strengthen the relationship that kiddos in our community and church have with the Lord!
dir. of youth ministry
dir. of music ministry
Michael Cygan began serving as the Music Director on April 16th, 2023. Michael is a graduate of Franciscan University earning a degree in theology and sacred music, and of St. Bernard’s seminary where he studied Pastoral Studies. Before coming to St. Paul’s he served as the Associate Music Director of St. Gregory the Great parish in Williamsville, N.Y. where he provided music both for the Sunday Mass and for the parish youth ministry. While providing a high caliber experience, in both traditional and contemporary music, is important to Michael, one of his favorite experiences is helping to encourage and develop others musical talents.