Rev. Thomas A. Osterndorf, Associate Pastor Thomas Alan Osterndorf was born
in Milwaukee, WI on May 4, 1965.He
was brought into our Lord's family
through baptism that summer and was confirmed in 1978 at St. Matthew Lutheran Church
in Columbia Heights, MN.It was during confirmation
instruction that Tom
was first encouraged to consider pastoral ministry. Osterndorf
means "Easter Village" and today his
the celebration of what Christ has done through His
In 1983 Tom
graduated from Columbia Heights High School
.He earned his degree in Meteorology from the University of Wisconsin
worked in meteorology briefly before
and Norma raised Tom
in the Lord with their prayers, love and faithful
service to Christ.Tom
wife Beth (nee Van Duzer) in 1988 and
married in 1990.
and Beth were blessed
with their sons, Luke, Matthias, and Josiah in 1996.
When not busy raising their
enjoys reading and golf while Beth enjoys spending time in
paper crafts and skiing.