Rev. Rusnak was installed as the pastor of Pilgrim Evangelical Lutheran Church in April, 2016. He graduated from Concordia University, River Forest, Ill. with a BA in 2005 and Concordia Seminary with an MDiv in 2010 and an STM in 2014. During seminary, he also studied at Westfield House in Cambridge, England. From April, 2011 to April, 2016, he served as the pastor of Shepherd of the Lake Lutheran Church in Garrison, Minnesota. He and his wife, Julie, have four children. They are glad to be part of the Pilgrim family!
Diane is a lifelong member of Pilgrim. She enjoys serving our members as well as welcoming the many people who stop by the Church Office. Diane is involved with Women's Bible Study, LWML, and Sewing for Veterans. Diane met her husband Bruce at Pilgrim and they have been happily married for over 30 years.