Staff

Matt Toso:  serves as Senior Pastor  Email:  

Pastor Matt was born in Iowa,  raised in Minnesota (and a die-hard Vikings fan!) and now loves living in Holmen among the bluffs and coulees.  He met his wife,  Lori, on a blind date,  found out they were born in the same hospital,  have been married for many years,  and now enjoy their 3 wonderful girls Jordan,  Imani and Hannah. Theodore, the family dog, is also an important part of the family.

Pastor Matt is a graduate of Luther College and Luther Seminary.  His work passions include thinking about passing on faith in Jesus from generation to generation and helping people find their God-given gifts to serve the world.

In their time together his family loves to be outdoors playing,  hiking,  and biking.  Personally Pastor Matt loves to read the news,  follow politics,  and spends way too much time on his iPad.

 

IMG_2878Pastor Allison Cobb serves as Pastor.  Email:  

Pastor Allison was born and raised in the Midwest and has lived in several states as an adult for school and work. She earned a B.S. in Food Science and Human Nutrition at the University of Illinois, played with Nutri-Grain Bars and Pop-Tarts as an intern at Kellogg’s, received her M.S. in Food Science at Michigan State University, and had a ten year marketing career at Hormel Foods. While working, Allison studied and became a lay pastor, working part time at a local congregation. Hearing God calling her into full time ministry, she received a Master of Divinity degree from Wartburg Theological Seminary in Dubuque, IA and interned for a year at Ascension Lutheran Church in Cheyenne, WY. Allison is passionate about preaching and teaching, outreach, pastoral care, and ecumenical ministry.  Don’t be surprised if you see Allison walking her Basset Hound mix around town! She loves attending the local farmer’s market and working out at the YMCA.  She enjoys spending time with family and friends, baking, and getting to know people in the community she lives in.

Jodi Anderson is our Financial Administrative Assistant.

Jodi is married to Dustin. They have two daughters – Kory and Kacy, and one son, Jeremy. They have a 54 cow herd dairy farm in Mindoro. They are proud of their farm which has been in the Anderson family for over 140 years.

Prior to coming to HLC, Jodi worked at the Village of Melrose and Morrison & Associates. Currently, Jodi serves other churches in the area as bookkeeper and treasurer along with being the treasurer for the Town of Farmington.

Jodi’s duties as financial office assistant include entering member offerings, paying invoices, reconciling accounts, and payroll.

In her spare time Jodi enjoys scrapbooking , reading, day trips with her family, and petting the cats on their farm.

 

Mary and Leo Belz serve as custodians