Rev. Peter Erickson
Rev. Peter Erickson is our Pastor. He enjoys preaching, pastoral care, and working with the youth in the confirmation ministry and youth group. Finding life in being a part of the large team that our congregation is, Pete enjoys affirming the laity in their leadership and ministry roles. Pete has served at Our Savior’s since 2007. He was ordained in 1998 and served the Chester Lutheran Parish in Chester, Montana from 1998-2007. He and his wife, Tonja have three daughters. Keeping the wider church in mind, Pete serves on the MT Synod Council and previously has served with Montana Association of Christians/Churches. Pete also actively serves as a level one coach in the ELCA.
I was born in Norton, Kansas in 1953 to an incredibly wonderful family with your basic Midwestern work ethic, and it has been the source of many of my strengths to this day. I have been married for the past 37 years to my terrific husband Joe, who worked at KRMC before retiring from the woodshop.
My interests have always included music - violinist with GSC for 32 years. Also love to read, garden, camping, and my retirement passion - quilting. College at the University of Idaho was followed by assorted jobs including Plum Creek Plywood for 20 years and followed by an office tech degree at FVCC. Now I am happily content to keep our beautiful church clean!
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Director of Worship & Music
Sandra McCracken joined our church music staff in 2010. She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran church with many opportunities for singing and playing!
Sandi received her Bachelors of Music Education from Montana State University. Retired from teaching music in public schools, she enjoys creating opportunities for people of all ages to worship and praise God through making music. She has a firm belief that God is calling her to serve Him joyfully.
“We don’t stop playing because we grow old. We grow old because we stop playing.” George Bernard Shaw
Erika started working in the church office in the spring of 2021.
Her comfort level with bulletin-folding, table-rearranging, hymn-humming, and batch coffee-making was refined at a young age being raised as the daughter of a Lutheran pastor and Lutheran school teacher. She appreciates being paid for these skills as an adult. When not in the church office, she spends most of her time attempting to keep up with the energy, questions, wits and appetites of her two elementary-aged boys.
Gardening, cross country skiing, sauna, and being amongst the pines are her activities of choice as time allows.
President: Charles Davis
Vice-President: Mitch Davidson
Treasurer: Tad Wehunt
Secretary: Tara Young
Pastor: Peter Erickson