TLC Staff - Transfiguration Lutheran Church - Bloomington, Minnesota

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Pastor Arthur Murray
FIRST DAY AT TLC
August 4, 2014
FAVORITE BIBLE PASSAGE
Psalm103
FUN FACT
I met my wife by playing my trumpet in the New York City subway. Or more accurately, I met someone in the subway who introduced me to someone else who introduced me to my wife. But the fun fact part is that if I wasn’t playing in the subway, I wouldn’t have met my wife.
PH: 952-884-2364 Ext. 13  

Dr. Rob Reid
Director of Music
FIRST DAY AT TLC
August 19, 2002
FAVORITE BIBLE PASSAGE/STORY
The life of Paul. I love to think of the travel Paul did and all the people he met. Just live your life for God every day.
FUN FACT
Four summers running I toured Europe with college or civic choirs. 1996: Germany, Czech Republic, Austria. 1997: England. 1998: France. 1999: Italy.
PH: 952-884-2364 Ext. 19

Pete Erickson
Interim Youth & Family Minister
FIRST DAY AT TLC
March 16, 2020

Pete comes to TLC as an interim minister for youth and family programming. He is contracted through InterServe Ministries. Pete will help us finish out the confirmation year and carry us through this transition.
PH: 952-884-2364 Ext. 14

Pastor Melanie Hill
Interim Youth & Family Support
FIRST DAY AT TLC
November 17, 2020

Pastor  Melanie has served four Twin Cities congregations in her 23 year  ministry. She is also a children’s author and is currently  on-leave-from-call finishing one novel and starting another. Her most  favorite thing in the world is storytime with kids. She’s very excited  to work with kids and families at TLC during these unusual times.

PH: 952-884-2364


Michelle Reber
Church Administrator
FIRST DAY AT TLC
October 2016

PH: 952-884-2364 Ext. 12

Marilyn Erickson
TLC Care Ministry
PH: 952-884-2364 Ext. 10

Jordan Zahtre
Social Media Support & Adult Education
FIRST DAY AT TLC
November 17, 2020

My name is Jordan Zahrte and I live with my husband, Tim, and 2 year old daughter, Brekken, in Bloomington. We have been members at TLC for a little over a year. We knew TLC was our church home when we saw how welcoming the congregation was towards families and especially towards young children. My professional background is in education, programming and community engagement. I will be assisting TLC in a part-time capacity to support social media and work jointly with adult groups to fulfill existing adult education commitments and create new opportunities for adult education in the TLC community.

PH: 952-884-2364

Barb Wigstadt
Director, Early Learning Center
FIRST DAY AT TLC
September 1989
FAVORITE BIBLE PASSAGE/STORY
When Elijah met the prophets of Baal and showed them who was really God, and when Shad, Mesch and Abed walked through the fiery furnace and showed them who God really was. The story of the cross can bring me to tears when I think of all Jesus did for me, how awesome his love is and his total sacrifice.
ELC Phone: 952-884-7955  

Karen Daniels
Organist, Director of Brass & Flute Choirs
FIRST DAY AT TLC
1971
FAVORITE BIBLE PASSAGE/STORY
The story of Mary and Martha
PH: 952-884-2364

Carmen Englert
Organist/Accompanist
FIRST DAY AT TLC
1995
FAVORITE BIBLE PASSAGE/STORY
The story of Joseph
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Phetsamone Ekholm
Pianist

PH: 952-884-2364

Mary George
Vocalist, Choir Assistant
FIRST DAY AT TLC
20 years ago
FAVORITE BIBLE PASSAGE/STORY
Noah's Ark.
PH: 952-884-2364
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