Bruce Kuenzel

Pastor -

Pastor Bruce is a native of Great Falls, Montana. He earned his undergraduate degree at Valparaiso University, and graduate degrees from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, MO, Luther Seminary in St. Paul, MN, and the Lutheran School of Theology in Chicago. Before coming to Light of Christ, he served parishes in Edina, MN, Granite Falls, MN, and Los Alamos, NM. He and his wife, Cynthia, have three grown children, two of whom are married, and two grandchildren. Cynthia is an elementary school teacher. In his free time Pastor Bruce likes to run, sing, and read.

Rachel Bash

Director of Children, Youth, and Family Ministries -

Rachel grew up in Orono, MN and graduated from St. Olaf College. She spent one year volunteering in Jerusalem and the West Bank through the ELCA's Young Adults in Global Mission Program where she worked at a school for children with special needs. She was a counselor for two summers at Rainbow Trail Lutheran Camp in Colorado. Rachel loves reading, playing and watching sports with friends, camping, laughing, and spending time with her family.

Terri Reuter

Office Administrator -

Terri and her husband, Curt, joined Light of Christ in 2006. They have a son named Cooper. Terri grew up in Kensington, MN, home of the Kensington Rune Stone. She has worked in banking, human resources and office administration prior to her employment at LOC. Terri enjoys walking, biking, movies and music, and especially spending time with family and friends.

Jinnelle Weis

Shared Ministry Coordinator -

Jinnelle and her husband Bill have been members of Light of Christ since its inception in Delano, and have raised their two daughters in this congregation. It has been an important part of their lives and they have been blessed through their participation - they have made life-long friendships and their faith journey is greatly enriched. Following a 45 year career in title insurance, Jinnelle is extremely fortunate to be on staff at Light of Christ in the part time position of Shared Ministry Coordinator. Outside of the office, she most enjoys time with her grandchildren and extended family. Cooking is her creative outlet and it is particularly enjoyable when friends can join them for a meal! ​

Debra Johnson

Financial Administrator -

Debra has an accounting background utilizing her skills for small businesses for 30 years. She spends her free time enjoying her five grandchildren. Her passion is health and wellness. She loves to golf, hike, bike, ski and be outdoors. She also enjoys reading and the arts.

Paul Gabrelcik


Paul Gabrelcik is Light of Christ's professional custodian. He makes the entire church complex look amazing. When encountering him in the building, his smile and welcome add a similar sparkle to the day. "I like to keep everything looking great," Paul says. "A little help from everyone as they use the building really makes a difference, too. Thank you!"