Our Staff

Pastor Brian Scoles

Pastor Brian has served at Our Saviour's since June 2006.  An identical twin, he is originally from Mapleton, Iowa.  After graduating from high school, Pastor Brian enlisted in the US Air Force, serving as a law enforcement specialist at Altus Air Force Base in Oklahoma, and later at RAF Greenham Common in England.  Later, he was employed as a social service worker in Norfolk, Nebraska..  Following a return to college, Pastor Brian worked for eight years as a Director of Christian Outreach.  Pastor Brian went on to study and graduate from Concordia Seminary (St. Louis).  Pastor Brian has been happily married to Alaine since 1991; the couple have two children, a daughter, Jenny; and a son, Paul.  

Megan Small, Music Director

Megan began serving at Our Saviour's in August 2018.  She plays the organ and piano for our worship services, conducts our adult choir, and leads our youth music time program.  Megan is also working on her Ph.D. in Musicology at the University of Iowa.  Megan has been married to her husband, Dan, since 2014.

DeeDee Beynon, Administrative Assistant

DeeDee has been with Our Saviour’s since 2001.  Before settling into the Our Saviour’s family, DeeDee worked in retail and accounts payable after getting a late start in the paying workforce, having been able to stay at home while her children were growing up.  DeeDee is a proud mother of three and grandmother of five.  DeeDee enjoys spending quality time with her family and watching her grandkids grow up.  She has been married 30 years to her high school sweetheart.  Her hobbies include scrapbooking – making a permanent keepsake of life; and photography – DeeDee loves to take and to look at other's pictures; she also enjoys reading.

Pastor Chong Toua Vang

Pastor Vang leads Our Saviour’s Hmong Lutheran Fellowship.  Chong Toua is a well-known and long-respected leader within the Hmong community.  In 2014 Toua retired after many years of service with the St. Paul Public Housing Authority. He is a graduate of the Ethnic and Immigrant Institute of Theology, a program of Concordia Seminary.

 

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