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!
Tim is a native of Green Bay. He received his Bachelors in Finance through UW-Stevens Point and his MBA through UW-Oshkosh and recently retired from a 37-year career in banking.
Tim and his wife Ann raised three sons and have five grandchildren so far. He also enjoys sports (Packers, Brewers, The University of Michigan, and Manchester United), and being in the Northwoods of WIsconsin where he and Ann enjoy fishing, biking, and relaxing. Tim looks forward to serving the congregation, working closer with everyone, and growing deeper his faith through this wonderful opportunity.