Messiah Lutheran Church


Michael Beery, Pastor

Pastor Michael began his ministry at Messiah in August of 2011. Pastor Michael grew up in Urbana, Ohio. He earned a B.A. in Business Administration from Capital University (Columbus, Ohio) in 2007 and he earned his Master of Divinity Degree from the Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary (Columbia, South Carolina) in 2011. 

Pastor Michael is married to Lisa Beery who serves as the Pastor of Moe Lutheran Church (Roseau, Minnesota).  They have a 4 year old son, Bryce, a 1 1/2 year old daughter, Clara, and two black labs named Scarlet and Gray. 

Jay Ostgaard, Youth Director

Jay began his ministry at Messiah during the winter of 1997.  Jay grew up in Kenyon Minnesota.  He graduated from Kenyon High School in 1987. He earned a B.A. degree from Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota. 

Before his call to Messiah, Jay served as a Bible Camp Counselor for three summers.   He has a passion for working with kids and for serving Christ.  He has a wife (Rachel) and two children (Tyler & Haley).

Aimee Wilson, Secretary

Aimee began her ministry as secretary at Messiah in October of 2018.  Aimee grew up in Mohall, North Dakota and graduated from Mohall High School in 1997. She earned a B.A. degree in Accounting from North Dakota State University (Fargo, North Dakota) in 2001.  

Aimee is married to Mark Wilson (CPA at Czeh, Wilson and Wilmer). They have a 2 children, Max and Bryn.

Joyce Hulst, Organist


Yhone Magnusson, Custodian