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Pastor Leif Kratzke Nelson

Pastor Leif grew up in Buffalo MN. He went to St. Olaf College for a degree in music and religion. He and his wife, Andrea, reside in Cloquet MN. Outside of ministry work Pastor Leif enjoys drawing, writing sci-fi and fantasy stories, and playing video games. 


Lindsey Paulson

Lindsey Paulson, lifetime member of Elim, serves as the Church Secretary and Audio/ Visual Tech. Lindsey enjoys spending her time with her niece and nephew and doing various hobbies like photography.

Joan Guiti

Joan Guiti, RN, serves as the Parish Nurse at Elim. Among the many duties, she offers support, encouragement, education and  assessment - individually and for the congregation as a whole.  Joan has been serving Elim since 2011 and is a member of the Arrowhead Parish Nurse Association located in Duluth.

Elim's Church Council

Kim Skoglund, President

Carmen Milczark, Vice President

Lindsey Paulson, Secretary

Jim Caspersen, Deb Caspersen, Chris Werner, and Wendy Juusola

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