West Suburban Grief Coalition

Member Churches

                                              Church of the Epiphany, Episcopal

                                              Church Contact:  Rev. Lisa White Smith 763-559-3144

Congregational Church of Excelsior
Church Contact:  Kathy Sherwood – 952-474-5919

                                              Gethsemane Lutheran Church

                                              Church Contact:  Pastor John Nelson – 952-935-1753

Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Community
Church Contact:  Fr. Steve Ulrick – 763-473-7901

Messiah Church
Church Contact:  Pastor Tami Luckhardt – 763-473-6968

Minnetonka United Methodist Church

Church Contact:  Michelle Schober – 952-474-4114                                 

Mount Olivet Lutheran Church of Plymouth
Church Contact:  Pastor Beth Horsch – 763-559-2775

Oak Knoll Lutheran Church
Church Contact:  Pastor Jay Rudi – 952-546-5433

Peace Lutheran Church
Church Contact:  Pastor Kjell Ferris – 763-478-9406

Redeemer Lutheran Church & Christian Academy
Church Contact:  Pastor Steve Ferber – 952-473-1281

St. Barnabas Lutheran Church
Church Contact:  Pastor Jeff Heiderscheit – 763-553-1239

St Bartholomew Catholic Faith Community
Church Contact:  Christine Ducharme – 952-473-6601

St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Church
Church Contact:  Therese Johnson – 763-545-1443

St. Philip the Deacon Lutheran Church
Church Contacts:  Rev. Valerie Strand Patterson – 763-475-7126
                                 Alva Benson – 763-545-1108

Trinity Lutheran Church
Church Contacts:  Jerilyn Miller – 952-473-8577

Wayzata Community Church
Church Contacts:  Pastor Danielle Jones – 952-473-8877
                                 Pastor Lindy Purdy – 952-473-8877


New Member Churches are always welcome.  Please contact Harley Feldman 612-840-1774 for information on joining the Coalition


We thank the Member Churches of the West Suburban Grief Coalition for their continued support.

We are grateful to David Lee Funeral Home of Wayzata for their financial support, printing our brochures and providing our annual memorial service candles and to Gearty-Delmore Funeral Chapel and Rettinger’s Funeral Home for helping make this Grief Coalition possible.