West Suburban Grief Coalition

Member Churches

Congregational Church of Excelsior
Church Contact:  Kathy Sherwood – 952-474-1782

                                              Gethsemane Lutheran Church

                                              Church Contact:  Susan Radde – 612-272-2732

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

Messiah United Methodist Church
Church Contacts:  Sr. Pastor Tami Luckhardt – 763-473-6968
                                 Associate Pastor Bethany Nelson – 763-473-6968

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:  Sondra Weinzierl – 763-478-9406

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

St. Barnabas Lutheran Church
Church Contact:  Pastor Wayne Peterson – 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. Phillip the Deacon Lutheran Church
Church Contacts:  Pastor Valerie Strand – 763-475-7126
                                 Alva Benson – 763-545-1108

Trinity Lutheran Church
Church Contacts:  Pastor Brian Fragodt – 952-473-8577

Wayzata Community Church
Church Contacts:  Pastor Danielle Jones – 952-473-8876
                                 Pastor Lindy Purdy – 952-473-8876


New Member Churches are always welcome.  Please contact Alva Benson 763-545-1108 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.