Pastor Bruce McKenney
Pastor Timothy Nass
I was born not too far from here in Watertown, but from then on grew up mostly in southern Minnesota. I graduated from Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary in 2010 and served as a pastor for seven years in Maumee, OH before joining the pastoral staff here at St Paul in summer 2017. My wife Jessie is an RN at Watertown Regional Medical Center. We thank God for four school-aged boys who keep our home lively. We've found Lake Mills to be a wonderful place to raise a family.
I find I can get interested in just about anything. When I’m not busy as a pastor or with my family, you might find me attempting to do something with my tools, reading a book, or playing piano. But more than any of those things, I’d like to talk to you about being a pastor ... (your pastor?).
More and more I see people trying to go-it-alone spiritually. Maybe it’s because they were hurt by a church in the past … or because they’re skeptical any church really has the truth. For whatever reason, I see people unsure about God and where they stand with him.
I don’t know what you think of God or where you’re at with him, but I know what he thinks of you and what he has to say to you in the Bible. It’s a message of sin and grace, death and life, all centering on an amazing Savior named Jesus. I’d love to sit down and talk with you about him.
Pastor Douglas Tomhave
Pastor Doug Tomhave was educated at Northwestern Prep School and attended Northwestern College in Watertown, WI. He attended the Wisconsin School of Business - University of Wisconsin - Madison for one year before returning to become a minister.
In 1998 after four more years of post graduate work at Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary he was assigned to a start up congregation in Verona, Wisconsin.
Pastor has served congregations in Verona, WI; Fort Worth, TX; Milwaukee, WI; and Hampton, GA. He is excited to be here in Lake Mills in a growing congregation that focuses its efforts on worship, spiritual growth, education and community outreach. Pastor Tomhave is married to Kelly, a teacher currently serving St Paul Preschool. They have 4 children, a son and three daughters (Henry, Grace, Claire and Eleanor).
He currently serves as a member of the WELS Commission on Evangelism, Advisor for Schools of Outreach, and a member and adviser on the WELS Commission of Congregational Counseling.
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