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Amber Rud

Finance/Database Admin Assistant

Amber, married to Ricky, is an Admin Assistant at Westwood. They are proud parents of two beautiful girls, Lydia and Elliana. With skill and attention, Amber has specialized in managing the church’s financial ministries and our electronic database for several years.

Brian Feltmann

Worship Ministries Director

Brian joined the Westwood team in July 2015 as the Worship Director. He studied music education at Bethel University and has been serving in ministry since 2004. Brian loves seeing the Spirit of God bring a room of Jesus followers to life in worship. He also has a strong passion to see young people’s faith become ignited and mobilized in the Church and throughout the community. Brian is married to his wonderful bride Jen, and they are proud parents to Bentley and Aurora.

Dave Sautner

Community Pastor

Dave began serving at Westwood in 1996. Since then, he and his wife, Jean, have been raising three kids: Grace, Claire, and Josiah. He leads ministries which help seekers and newcomers begin and develop a relationship with Jesus Christ, as well as ministries that help Jesus-followers get connected to one another. The best place to find Dave during weekend services is out in the Commons carrying on a conversation with someone like you.

Dawn Holler

Communications Coodinator

Dawn works full-time as as the Communications Coordinator at Westwood, focusing not only on communications but also a myriad of other responsibilities. Dawn is the proud mother of Megan, who lives in Honduras with her husband, Daniel, and Maryn, an energetic high school student.

Jay Mrozek

Kids Ministries Director

Jay leads Westwood’s KidCity ministries. He’s married to Tina and enjoys spending time with their sons, Brady and Blake. Jay has a degree in Elementary Education from St. Cloud State University. Jay works enthusiastically with both Uptown and Downtown kids (and their parents). The best place to find Jay during weekend services is upstairs in the Blue Room or downstairs in the Downtown Lobby.

Katie Zintek

Connections Director

Katie takes on the challenge (part-time) of mobilizing the people of Westwood to serve in Westwood’s programs and ministries, especially in their areas of giftedness. Also, she parents four small boys, Benjamin, Braden, Blake, and Bradley with her husband, Eric.

Matt Reeve

Care Pastor

Matt joined Westwood in January 2013. He has a heart for connecting with those who are hurting and helping them reach their full potential in Christ. Matt has been in full-time ministry for 24 years. He enjoys being with family and friends, cooking, grilling, strong coffee, pizza, anything outdoors and reading. He and his wife, Jami, have raised 2 daughters, Jordan and Morgan.

Mike Cruser

Executive Pastor

Mike Cruser joined Westwood in August of 2015. After serving in churches in Charlotte, North Carolina and Memphis, Tennessee; Mike and Brenda have returned to their home state with their southern born daughters Brooklyn and Kylie.

Robyn Hennen

Care & Community Admin Assistant

Robyn, a Westwood alumni, assists part-time in the office. Her talents allow her to guide Westwood’s benevolent ministries in meeting the needs of Westwood’s people efficiently and effectively. She’s married to Rick, with whom she has three kids: Max, Oliver, Teddy.

Steve Weber

Student Ministries Pastor

Steve started full-time in August 2014 as the Student Ministries Associate. He studied youth ministry at Moody Bible Institute and graduated from Crown College with a degree in Christian Ministry. Steve loves working with students and has 15 years of youth ministry experience. He loves sports, strong coffee, loud music and spending time with his family. He is married to Kari and has 4 children; Jeremiah, Elliot, Ben, and Adelaide.

Steve Schoepf

Senior Pastor

Steve has been leading Westwood Church since 1993. He is committed to teaching the Bible practically and reliably. Steve influences ministries that serve Westwood’s God-given purposes. Steve and his wife, Linda, have raised three children: Jill, Ryan, and Brent.  The best place to find Steve on Sunday is in the Auditorium and the Commons greeting people (before getting on the stage to give a BibleTalk).

Tina Mrozek

Downtown KidCity Coordinator

Tina Mrozek started at Westwood in Sept 2014. Tina has attended Westwood since 1997, volunteering in many areas of the church. She has been volunteering in KidCity (especially Downtown, ages infant-5 years) for the last 4 years. Tina has a Masters in Human Resources and over 15 years of Office Management/HR experience. Tina is married to Jay. They have 2 wonderful and vibrant boys, Brady and Blake that they love spending time with.