Staff

Pastor Glenn Obenberger

Pastor Glenn Obenberger grew up in Milwaukee, WI. He graduated from Bethany Lutheran Theological Seminary and was ordained into the office of the holy ministry in 1983. He has served as pastor at a dual parish in NE Iowa (1983-88) and at Parkland Evangelical Lutheran Church since 1988. He and his wife have been blessed […]

Pastor Samuel Gullixson

Pastor Samuel Gullixson grew up in southern Minnesota. He received his BA at Bethany Lutheran College in Mankato, MN in 2003. After graduation, he taught English for a year in both North Korea and Chile. He graduated from Bethany Lutheran Theological Seminary in 2010 and was called to Our Savior Lutheran Church in Bishop, CA. […]

Pastor Alexander Ring

Pastor Alexander Ring attended Bethany Lutheran College and Mankato State University for a BS in Elementary Education. He went on to Bethany Lutheran Theological Seminary and was ordained at Parkland Lutheran church in 1992, where he served as an upper grade teacher and as Assistant Pastor. He has also served as a pastor and teacher […]

Mr. Brent Sorn

Mr. Sorn grew up in Cincinnati, OH and graduated in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from Martin Luther College in New Ulm, Minnesota. He began teaching at Parkland Lutheran School in 2005. He has been principal at Parkland Lutheran School since 2012. He is married with two children.

Mrs. Straling

Mrs. Straling grew up in Tacoma, WA. She attended Lakewood Lutheran School for Kindergarten and Concordia Lutheran School for grades 1 through 8. She then went on to graduate from Franklin Pierce High School in 1993. She is married with 3 children, one of whom is a PLS graduate.

Mrs. Davis

Mrs. Davis graduated from Bethany Lutheran College in Mankato, MN and then attended the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, graduating in 1976.  She has taught at Parkland Lutheran School, Lakewood Lutheran School and St. Paul’s Lutheran School in Moline, IL.   She has taught every grade level,  K-6,  but Kindergarten remains her  favorite.  She is married with […]

Mrs. McClung

Mrs. Jolene McClung attended Concordia Lutheran for 9 years, Washington High School for 3, Martin Luther College for 3, Western Washington University for 2, and Pacific Lutheran University for 1.  She is Washington State certified to teach elementary, secondary, and special education. She taught varying combinations of grades 1 through 4 at Lakewood Lutheran for […]

Mrs. Perry

Mrs. Perry received her BA degree from Dr. Martin Luther College in New Ulm, MN.  Upon graduating in 1982, she received a call to Parkland Lutheran School and has been teaching here ever since.  She has many memorable years of experience working with children in various combinations of grades K-5. Her teaching passions include history, music, […]