M E E T  O U R  S T A F F:
 S E N I O R  P A S T O R  
John Lassen has been at Lake Sarah since 2000. He is a graduate of Bethel College and Seminary. (Now Bethel University)
John is married to Linda, who works at the hospital in Slayton in the Human Resources office. John and Linda have three children–Justin
(Bethel University recent grad), Rachel (Bethel University recent grad) and Ashley (12th grade at Murray County Central High School). For relaxation, John enjoys hunting, fly fishing, and wood working.
 D I R E C T O R  O F  C H I L D R E N ‘ S &  Y O U T H  M I N I S T R Y   
Sue Nelson has been attending LSBC since 1997. She was a hairstylist for 30 years. She was the Youth Leader here at LSBC from 1999-2010 In Aug of 2017 Sue started her full time position at LSBC as Children & Youth Director. You will also see her leading worship on Sunday mornings. 
Sue and her husband Terry have four children, Tommy, Asa, Jessie and Tony. Sue enjoys watching her son Tony play sports, music, inline skating, playing games with her family and traveling with her Mom, Nancy. Sue has also acted in several area theater productions. 


 D I R E C T O R  O F  P R O G R A M S  &  E V E N TS
 Chelsey Parrie began working at Lake Sarah in January 2016 and has attended Lake Sarah with her family since 2009.  Chelsey’s husband, Brian, co-owns his own business, Advanced Health, Safety and Security. Chelsey and Brian have 4 children: Mikayla, Adylee, Ethan, and Caleb.
Chelsey enjoys spending time with her family and friends.  In her spare time, she does the dishes and laundry.
O F F I C E  A D M I N I S T R A T O R
Ashley Freeburg has lived in the area since she was born and has attended LSBC since 2010 where she has been active in Awana and Sunday School along with other ministries offered. 
Ashley is married to David and together they have three children: Piper, Ryker and Maura.
She enjoys coaching Softball for Tracy Area High School and a competitive league (TAG) for young girls in the
summer. Ashley also enjoys camping, playing games, swimming and spending time with family and friends. 
 T R E A S U R E R 
 Rhonda Meyer started as Treasurer in January 2016.  She grew up on a farm 3 miles from the church and has attended Lake Sarah Baptist Church most of her life.  She is the third of five generations to attend LSBC.  
She has lived and worked in Marshall since 1990 and has 4 children:  Jaime Victor, Heidi Karlstad, Riley Meyer and Haley Meyer.  She has 4 grandchildren:  Noah Karlstad, Makenzie and Austin Victor and Jadyn Meyer. 
Rhonda enjoys spending time with her grandchildren and attending their activities and spending time with family and friends.  She loves watching sports-especially football and baseball, working on everyday projects, cooking, baking and walking and enjoying the outdoors.
Hi! I’m Denise Gladis. My husband Jerry and I have been been married for 21 years. We have two daughters, Kirsten and Lily. I’m also a step-mom to Jerry’s four children, who are all grown and married. Between the oldest three there are 8 grandchildren. We both grew up in this area and live near Amiret. I have been in the cleaning business since November 2017. Jerry is a teacher and we like to spend school breaks traveling. We have visited most of the 50 states, many times with our children in tow. I enjoy reading, working on crafty things and spending time with family and friends.