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.

Amy Burghart

Amy has served as Office Manager since March of 2012. She spent her youth in Boston, MA before moving to Washington state 30 years ago and has been a resident of Bellingham since 1999. She is also an alumni of WWU. Her degree in Graphic Design, along with many years of customer service and marketing, allow her to work  serving volunteers and the local community doing God's work. At home she is a wife and mother of 2 boys and enjoys volunteering for a local women's ministry, gardening, crafts, camping, and continuing to explore Washington State.