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Bob Ackley

Music Development

Bob works with our different worship teams to keep them contemporary in music selections, sounds, and instrumentation. We believe worship is a high priority and excellence comes through faithful diligence. We are blessed to have Bob serving our church this way!


Logan Ackley

Worship Technology

Logan (pictured left) oversees our worship technology department, which has some of the best volunteers anywhere in the Kingdom! His work with audio, video, lighting, projection and equipment maintenance keeps our services running smoothly.


Bill Anderson

Building and Grounds Manager

Bill's priorities are being a great dad and husband, doing his part in God's kingdom here at BSLC and golf.


Melissa Bergoch

Administrative Assistant

Melissa works in the office at the La Vista site coordinating more ministries than we are ready to admit. She has led numerous Bible studies and classes as well.

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Katie Behounek

Northwest Site Nursery

Kaite organizes the core of great volunteers that help take care of our infants crawlers and toddlers at the Northwest site.


Ryan Brons

Senior Director of Ministries

Pastor Ryan is the Senior Director of Ministries. Pastor Ryan has a passion for seeing people's lives transformed by Jesus, being equipped for life and ministry, and making a differnece though acts of service.

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Anna Cole

Congregational Care Coordinator

Anna Cole began June 2, 2014 as the new full time Administrative Assistant. She now hold the position of Congregational Care Coordinator and is responsible for demonstrating the love of God by helping meet the spiritual, mental, emotional and physical needs of people through Christ-centered care.

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Amy Feaser

LaVista Site Nursery

Amy helps direct our LaVista site nursery on Sunday's. She originally came to us as one of our childcare parents. God had bigger plans and she serves faithfully taking care of our most precious gifts.


Vicki Fisher

LaVista Site Kidnect Sunday School

Vicki loves Jesus and children. Her infectious laugh and fun loving spirit is wonderful. She is a teacher in the Ralston school district. Pictured here dressed as a princess with her dashing husband Han Solo.


Jim Haack

Pastor and Peace Center Director

Jim is working with those in care ministry, membership, and is the current Peace Center Director. He has gone on mission trips to Russia, South Africa, Mexico, Hong Kong, and the Omaha Urban Plunge. He's married to Kelly, and they have two sons, Caleb and Christian.

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Scotte Hansen

Discipleship Department Director

Scotte works with most things youth and children in some way at the church. If he isn't on the floor playing with kids, check the donut table on Sundays.

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Sue Hulke

Administrative Assistant

Sue Hulke and her family joined Beautiful Savior in 2013. She has been married to Ross Hulke for 31 years and they have two sons, Collin and Connor. Sue’s previous church work includes 15 years as the secretary of Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church and School.

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Ed Hurd conducts the Sanctuary Choir and plays the organ for all of our traditional worship services. Would you like to sing with the choir?

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Anna Jeseritz

Northwest Site Kidnect Sunday School

Anna works with our Kidbit Sunday school program at the Northwest site. If your kids come back to their seats with a huge smile on their face, Anna probably interacted with them that morning.


Bart Jeseritz

Northwest Worship Leader

Bart has been the worship leader at our Northwest campus since it’s beginning. Bart leads with a heart for genuine worship and a talent for connecting with the church.


Josh Keithley

Director of Student Ministries

A transplant from Colorado, Josh seems to have adjusted to his now much flatter existence here in Nebraska. Josh has spent a big chunk of time overseas working with our mission in Hong Kong, China. Currently his time has been spent working with our ministry partner in Costa Rica.

Email Josh Keithley


Kari Keithley

Kidnect Children's Ministries

For the record, we met Josh first. But it only took us about three and a half seconds to snag his wife Kari too. Kari leads our K-5 Sunday School Ministry at the La Vista site.


Elliott Lutz

Pastor at Northwest Site

Elliott is the Northwest Site Pastor. He loves to be in the outdoors. Newly married, he loves spending time with his wife.

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Eddie Mekasha

Missionary to Immigrants in Omaha

Rev. Eddie Mekasha was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. In 2003, Pastor Eddie joined Concordia Seminary in St. Louis and was ordained in 2007 as a pastor in the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod. Pastor Eddie moved to Omaha in September, 2013, to be chaplain at Tyson Foods in Council Bluffs, IA. He is married to Fantaye and blessed with two girls, Kedamait and Semret. His family is a great asset to mission work.

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Dina Newsom

Kidnect Children's Ministries

Dina has been involved with our Children's Ministry since 2001. As a volunteer her VBS programs served 1400 kids last year. She joined our staff in 2012 to help out with Sunday school too. Here is a picture of Dina with one of our visiting Hong Kong missionaries.

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Jay Srygley

Worship Arts Director

Jay oversees all of the creative elements of worship at Beautiful Savior. His desire is to bring the Word of God in creative, compelling ways in worship. If you have a heart for worship and are gifted in music, drama, video production or communications, talk to Jay!

Email Jay Srygley


Jen Srygley

Contemporary Worship Director

Jennifer passionately leads worship at our Lavista campus and oversees the worship music and volunteers at all of our contemporary sites and services. Her heart is for leading people in authentic worship of our Creator and Savior!


Shelly Welsh

LaVista Site Nursery

Shelly helps direct our LaVista site nursery on Sunday's. Her faithfull heart and prayerful spirit leads people of all ages to Jesus.


Scott Wollberg

Administration Department Director

Scott is the most popular person with the staff because he handles the money. We've learned he responds well when you compliment his hunting skills.

Email Scott Wollberg


David Wollberg

IT Director

David has been in charge of computers and the network since we were in our old building. He loves all things technology and works full time as a software developer. David has been working professionally in the IT field since 2007 in desktop, server, and network support roles and graduated from UNL with a degree in Management Information Systems. You can find David every Sunday out at the Northwest site running screens and lights.

Email David Wollberg


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