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New MNS Finance Committee


Minnesota South District's new finance committee met at the district office in Burnsville today (11/6/12.) Pictured back row (l to r): Lane Nordquist (Hosanna, Mankato), Sean Martens (Trinity Lone Oak L.S., Eagan), Dale Ortloff (Our Savior's, Hutchinson), Michael Melchert (district legal counsel & Trinity, Waconia member), Matthew Frahm (St. John's of Rich Valley, Rosemount) and Jay Wangen (Our Savior, Eyota). Front row: Lu Clemmensen (district treasurer/business manager), Kurt Fuhr (Lutheran Church Extension Fund VP), Duane Helm (Mt. Calvary, Richfield), Rev. Paul Biebighauser (Christ Victorious, Chaska) and Kristi Lueth (St. Michael's, Bloomington.) We are blessed by their service.