Staff

Pastor Joel Langholz

Pastor Joel Langholz has served at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church since December of 2011.  He spent much of his youth on the beach in Florida but has called Washington home for almost 20 years. Pastor Joel holds an M.Div from Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary in Berkeley, California.   When he is not involved in ministry, he loves spending time with his wife Becky (who is a Pastor at Zion Lutheran in Ferndale) and their two children.  Prior to his ordination in the ELCA , Pastor Joel worked in a number of capacities, including as a Studio Assistant for glass artist Dale Chihuly, as a wilderness contractor in the Glacier Peak Wilderness, and as a cook. In addition Pastor Joel serves as Campus Pastor for Lutheran Campus Ministry at Western Washington University, supporting faith formation for college students.

R. Rebecca Hobbs

Rebecca has served as Office Manager since June of 2021. She spent her first 40 years of life in sunny San Diego, CA, and then 5 years in the San Francisco bay area living on a boat before moving to Washington state in 2017. She holds an M.A. in Consciousness and Transformative Studies, and recently earned a certificate for Spirituality and Social Transformation from Pacific School of Religion. Her education along with several years of office management experience make Rebecca a wonderful addition to the Our Saviour's family. At home she is a singer/songwriter, yoga practitioner, and shadow puppeteer. She also enjoys volunteering to support the rights and protection of children. She has 2 grown daughters, 4 grandsons and a granddaughter.