• Pastor Jerry Merkouris

Pastor Jerry Merkouris graduated from Luther Northwestern Seminary in 1982 and served congregations in Albert Lea, MN, Sioux Falls, SD and in Valley Springs, SD.  He was called to be our interim pastor August 1 of 2012 and was installed on April 14, 2013 by Pastor Randy Eisenbeisz, Dean of the South Dakota NALC district.

He grew up near Cambridge, MN.  He and his wife, Paula, are very grateful to Spirit of Truth for their encouragement and prayers.  They have 4 children and 7 grandchildren.  Three live in Sioux Falls and one in Albert Lea, MN for which they are very grateful to have them close by.

  • Youth Director Clarissa Lindstad

Clarissa Lindstad is a senior at Augustana University. She is married to Lars Lindstad.
She has three little brothers Riley, Braiden, and Gabriel. And her parents are George and Christy Petersen.