7800 West County Road 42
Apple Valley, Minnesota
952-432-7273

Program Staff

Kathy Kuehne

Prior to working at Grace Kathy was employed at UNIVAC in Eagan for twelve years. She has been on staff at Grace as an assistant to Children, Youth & Families Ministries since September 1986. Kathy schedules baptisms, processes registrations for Grace Bible School, Confirmation, Vacation Bible School, camps, maintains the database for our youth from…

Laurel Jacobson

Laurel feels blessed to have been a staff member at Grace for the past decade, working as Director of Intergenerational Ministries in the many and varied tasks of the position. The heart of her ministry is working with people, and as a highly relational person, this is a great fit! One of her favorite tasks…

Paula Ewald

Paula has been on staff at Grace since 2008. She works part time with Lois Williams as Co-Director of Children’s Ministries. They feel that working with the nursery children through fifth graders is a joy, and being a part of the children’s first introduction to their faith is especially rewarding. In addition to the nursery…

Lois Williams

Lois has been on staff at Grace since 2008. She works part time with Paula Ewald as Co-Director of Children’s Ministries. They feel that working with the nursery children through fifth graders is a joy, and being a part of the children’s first introduction to their faith is especially rewarding. In addition to the nursery…

Melissa Jones

Melissa has been the Wedding Coordinator at Grace Lutheran since 2006. Melissa was born and raised in Miami, Florida. After receiving her Masters Degree in Hotel and Food Service Management, she moved to Washington, DC to take a sales position with Hilton Hotels. After a number of years in sales, she decided to become a…

Jared Rendell

Jared directs our Communications and Systems at Grace, and also leads the GraceAbounds Band from behind a vocal mic and an acoustic guitar. He has a decade of worship leading experience from the church sanctuary to the campfire ring. He’s also been coaching churches and organizations on digital, social, and communications strategy for 5+ years. He’s been a member of Grace for 11 years, is married to fellow Anna, and has three kids, Sam, Josie, and Clara.