Pastor Paul Stjernholm

Senior Pastor

Pastor Paul StjernholmPastor Paul has been serving Peace Lutheran since 1993. Prior to his call to Sioux Falls he served St. Paul Lutheran Church in Calhan, Colorado, from 1985 till 1992. He interned at Lord of Life Lutheran Fellowship in Fairfax, Virginia, from 1983 to 1984. In 1985 he graduated from Luther Seminary, St. Paul, Minnesota, with a Master of Divinity degree. He did his undergraduate work at St.Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, receiving his B. A. In 1981.

Pastor Paul and his wife, Julie, were married in 1981 and have four children. He has served on the Advisory Board for Lutheran Social Services/Consumer Credit Counseling for ELCA churches, and has been past President of the Sioux Falls Ministerial Association. He is currently Chairman of the Sioux Falls Area Strategy Task Force of the South Dakota Synod, ELCA.

Contact Pastor Paul:;
(605) 361-3683 [office]

Peace Lutheran Pastoral Staff

Pastor Jonathan Vehar
Pastor Chris Matson

Pastor Renae Boehmer