• Pastor Michael Moreno Envelope

    Senior Pastor

    Pastor Mike Moreno is a native of Houston, TX. He graduated from St John's College in Winfield, KS with a bachelor's degree in Biblical Languages. He then attended Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, IN graduating with his master's degree. He later attended the University of Nebraska - Omaha receiving a master's degree in Social Work with an emphasis on counseling. Prior to serving at Christ Lutheran, Pastor served the LCMS Ministry to the Armed Forces as Project Manager for Operation Barnabas, a program of care to military families.

    Pastor also serves as a chaplain in the United States Navy Reserve. He is currently assigned to the Marine Corps in New Orleans, Louisiana. Pastor is married to his sweetheart Lisa and has four children.

    Pastor is on a lifelong mission to find good BBQ and is a really bad pickleball player. But he keeps on playing.

  • Pastor Cal Kapel email

    assistant pastor

    Pastor Cal was born and raised in Columbus, Ne. Attended University of Nebraska-Omaha where he played Basketball and earned a degree in Business Management and Marketing. He spent 5 years in sales and marketing. All this time he felt God was calling him to become a pastor. The summer of 2011, Cal and his wife Melissa moved to St. Louis to attend Concordia Seminar. Since graduation from seminary in 2015, Pastor Cal has served at St. Stephen Lutheran Church in Liberty Missouri and then Christ Lutheran Church and School in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. Cal and his wife Melissa have 4 children, Colston, Linny, Della and Callan.

    As a family they enjoy many sporting activities, outdoor activities, and anything where they can meet new people and build friendships. They are a very God loving and energetic family that strives to glorify God in all they do!

  • Pastor Jim Carretto email

    assistant pastor

    Pastor Carretto is a native of New York City, NY. He graduated from St John's College in Winfield, KS with an AA degree in Biblical Languages. He then attended Concordia Senior College in Fort Wayne, IN, graduating with a BA degree. He then attended Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne receiving his Master of Divinity graduating in 2001. His first call into the ministry was a dual parish in Wymore, NE and Summerfield, KS. He then became associate pastor at Trinity Lutheran Church in Grand Island, NE. He later accepted a Call to St Paul Lutheran Church in Wisner, NE. He retired in 2019 and moved to Norfolk.

    He is married to Becky (nee Larson) Carretto, and they have four children, seventeen grandchildren. His hobbies include playing the guitar, and pickleball. He is way better at pickleball than Pastor Moreno.

  • Cori Woltmann email

    Director of Christian Education

    Cori grew up in Southern California and made the next logical step...college in Nebraska. At Concordia University in Seward, Nebraska, she studied Psychology, Youth and Family Ministry, and earned her Director of Christian Education certification. She goes on: Lest I forget, I also met my husband, Luke. We lived in Southern Minnesota for 12 years, and moved to Norfolk, NE May 2021. Luke and I have a 7-year-old daughter and 4-year-old twins (one of each.) We love camping, cooking, going to Costco (one of us), and hunting (the other one of us.) My favorite Bible verse is Romans 8:38-39, "And I am convinced that nothing can ever separate us from God’s love." One of the best parts of my job is helping teach that Truth to youth & children in our community, and helping parents do the same. 

  • Ann Henny email

    Director of music / worship arts

    Ann grew up on a family farm outside of Clinton, MO. She graduated from Concordia Nebraska in 2010 with a bachelor's degree in K-12 Vocal and Instrumental Music Education. In 2022 she received her master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Western Governors University. She spent seven years at Trinity Lutheran Church and School in Rockledge, FL as the director of music for both the church and school. In 2018, she moved to Janesville, WI where she was the director of music for St. Paul's Lutheran Church and School. She moved to Norfolk and to Christ Lutheran in the fall of 2022. One of her favorite Bible verses is "Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God." Colossians 3:16

  • Lynn Walmsley email

    assistant business manager

    Lynn Walmsley started working at Christ Lutheran Church, May of 2012. Her main duties include everything in the office, sorting mail, answering the phone, sorting and recording the offerings, emailing boards, working with clickers and so much more. I have been married to Jeff for 37 years and they have 3 daughters, and 2 grandchildren.  I enjoy spending time with my family and working in my garden.  God chose me for Christ Lutheran and I love everything about it.

  • Starla Landkameremail

    Administrative Assistant, Organist, and Stephen Ministry Director 

    Starla began working at Christ Lutheran in February 1992 as a secretary, working specifically with membership and weekly publications.  Over time, her role with membership has expanded into the area of Congregational Care.  She is a trained Stephen Ministry Leader overseeing this one-on-one caregiving program.  Communication with many of the elderly and homebound individuals on a regular basis, as well as grief follow-up are important aspects of the care ministry.  Starla has also served as a church organist since high school graduation and is involved in the music ministry.   A graduate of Wayne State College, Starla earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.  She and her husband, Jerry, have one son Thomas and his spouse, Emilea.  Together they enjoy Cardinal baseball games, traveling and home improvement projects

  • Carol Uhing email

    Business Manager

    Carol joined the Christ Lutheran Staff in June of 2021. Carol previously worked as Fiscal Director at Region 4 BHS and as a CPA at Jerome Bahm's office. She likes working with number and putting together pieces to make sense of a puzzle. At home she enjoys gardening and reading.

  • Kenzie Pasold email

    Communications Director

    Kenzie Pasold joined the Christ Lutheran School and Church team as communications director in the Fall of 2022. She is a native to Wichita, KS and attended Kansas Wesleyan University. While attending she cheered, danced, and earned a degree in Christian Leadership. Oh yeah, she also met her husband, Garret. Garret is a CLS and LHNE alumni and the day after college graduation, she followed Garret to his hometown of Norfolk. After moving Kenzie taught dance, alongside doing youth advocacy full time. Kenzie married Garret in April of 2019. They now reside in Norfolk with their son Harrison, who also attends Christ Lutheran School and Childcare.