staff

  & 

contact

  • Pastor Dan Wetterstrom

    Lead Pastor

    Email Dan

    Phone 651-738-0305, ext 13

    I love church because... the church is people in all their beauty and complexity. 

    Hobby: Exploring God’s beautiful creation (it’s especially fun if I do it with my backpack on or in a canoe!)

    Favorite Food: Pizza

    Favorite Quote: The ultimate test of a moral society is the kind of world that it leaves to its children. - Dietrich Bonhoeffer  

  • Pastor Kelly Lamon

    Associate Pastor

    Email Kelly

    Phone 651-738-0305, ext 15

    I love church because... the whole is greater than the sum of the parts when the Spirit is present.  

    Hobby: Travel

    Favorite Food: Crab Legs

    Favorite Quote: The grace of God means something like this: Here is your life. You might never have been, but you are because the party wouldn't have been complete without you. - Frederick Buechner

  • Amy Fuller

    Minister of Families with Students

    Email Amy

    Phone 651-738-0305, ext 21

    I love church because... the people feel like family.

    Hobby:  Trying to keep my preschool kids alive, reading science fiction, and card games.

    Favorite Food:  Steak, please!

    Favorite Quote: Nothing can separate us from God’s love in Jesus. - Paraphrase of Romans 8:38

  • Nicole Suyak

    Minister to Families with Children

    Email Nicole

    Phone 651-738-0305, ext 19

    I love church because... it’s an amazing place where people come together to praise God! Plus I get to work with amazing kiddos 😊 

    Hobby:  Being with family, crafts, and enjoying the beach

    Favorite Food:  Coffee and M&Ms

    Favorite Quote: Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much…Helen Keller

  • Julie Johnson

    Director, Woodbury Preschool at The Grove

    Email Julie

    Phone 651-738-0305, ext. 24

    I love church because... this is where my faith is fed, nourished and replenished.

    Hobby: Knitting, jewelry making, reading

    Favorite Food: Popcorn

    Favorite Quote: Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart. - Winnie the Pooh

  • Jane Beckstrom

    Parish Nurse

    Email Jane

    Phone 651-738-0305 , ext 29

    I love church because... it's full of smiles, laughter, but most of all, heartfelt connections.

    Hobby: Quilting and card-making

    Favorite Food: Pecan Pie

    Favorite Quote: God’s compassion is endless in our lives. He builds joy into our hearts when we remember His goodness. 

  • Kelley Kluz

    Infant and Child Caregiver

    E-mail Kelley

    Phone 651-738-0305


  • Sadie-jo Kobussen

    Welcome and Worship Coordinator

    E-mail Sadie-jo

    Phone 651-738-0305

    I love church because...of the amazing people.

    Hobby: Running, Reading and Cooking

    Favorite Food: Dessert

    Favorite Quote: Say yes and you’ll figure it out afterwards. – Tina Fey

  • Robin Muscoplat

    Media Specialist

    Email Robin

    Phone 651-738-0305 , ext 26

    I love church because...of all the people that I meet.

    Hobby: Reading (when I can!), playing games and spending time with my family, Tae Kwon Do

    Favorite Food: Pizza

    Favorite Quote: Be the change you want to see in the world. - Gandhi

  • Roberta Wiig

    Business Administrator

    Email Roberta

    Phone 651-738-0305, ext 25


  • Maria Rella

    Office Manager

    E-mail Maria

    Phone 651-738-0305

    I love church because... of how it has transformed my life by the examples of our people and our pastors to reach out and serve God.

    Hobby: My granddaughter and travel.

    Favorite Food: Cuban Food

    Favorite Quote: When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.

  • Jim Tousignant

    Facilities Manager

    Email Jim

    Phone 651-738-0305, ext 14

    I love church because... there are always more projects to complete!

    Hobby: Playing guitar.

    Favorite Food: Spaghetti and meatballs.

    Favorite Quote: Just keep moving. - Anonymous

  • Tara Van Berkom

    Records and Registration Manager

    Email Tara

    Phone 651-738-0305, ext. 12

    I love church because... it feeds my soul.

    Hobby: Taxi-driver for my kids.  I really love anything creative though.  I also like being out in nature.

    Favorite Food: Crab legs and cookies, not at the same time.

    Favorite Quote: Life doesn't have to be perfect to be wonderful.          

  • Jordyn Yourczek

    Family Ministry Program Assistant

    Email Jordyn

    Phone 651-738-0305

    I love church because...  it is a place I am able to call home. Not only am I able to worship God, but I am able to do it with a community of people that love me!

    Hobby: My favorite hobby right now is volunteering at Gillette Children’s hospital in the rehabilitation department. I love playing games and making kiddos smile!

    Favorite Food: 200% Ice Cream!!! 

    Favorite Quote: “When my heart is overwhelmed, lead me to the rock that is higher than I.” Psalm 61:2

Woodbury Campus

Main Office

Office phone: 651-738-0305

Fax: 651-738-4964

General email: office@beingthehope.org


Office hours

Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 3:00 pm


Preschool at The GROVE: 

651-738-9670

Cottage Grove Campus

Office phone: 651-769-1303


Office hours

Thursday, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm