Bruce & Diane Rauma
Pastors Bruce and Diane Rauma started Legacy Church in January 2018. They live in Pine River, MN and have two daughters and four dogs. Pastor Bruce received education in Theology, Church Leadership, and Biblical Historical studies. He received his ordination in 2017. He is passionate about preaching the gospel of Jesus Christ and sharing Jesus with as many people as he can. He is a family man, co-author of the book "Unhooked and Untangled", and avid fisherman. When our pastor is not fishing for people, he often finds himself chasing after muskies.
Pastor Diane loves to help people. Her favorite part of ministry is working with women one on one to grow them in faith. Pastor Diane received her education in counseling and has opened a counseling service recently. She too is a family person and loves spending time with her grandchildren. She is amazing at helping people see Jesus Christ and how God and His Word are the answers for everyday life.
Pastor Steve Snavely and his wife Susie have been married for 23 years and live in Backus, MN. Pastor Steve loves people and prefers to find himself in conversations sharing the good news of the gospel. His primary gifting is evangelism and he has a very special place in his heart for kids. He serves helping people get connected at the church, be cared and prayed for, teaching, and exhorting others.
Pastor Steve coached baseball for many years locally and he enjoys encouraging young people to make good choices and swing for the fences! Pastor Steve is a family man. He often finds himself in a fishing boat, a deer stand, or anything outdoors when he's not helping advance God's kingdom.
Pastor Brian Woitalla - Worship Service Pastor
Pastor Keri Woitalla - Pastor of Communications and Kids Ministry
Pastors Brian and Keri Woitalla live in Brainerd, MN. Pastor Brian has a true heart for broken people and loves helping people cross the line of faith. He also enjoys creating a worship experience that people can enjoy. He received his education in Theology and is always looking for ways to help people better understand scripture. He often finds himself involved with many fun projects and loves anything with a motor!
Pastor Keri teaches the kids on their level about Jesus and the Bible. She has a natural way to help people and has a true servant heart. She also received her education in Theology, and she thrives at unpacking biblical stories. When she has a spare moment, you'll find her doing martial arts alongside her kiddos or enjoying all that life has to offer.
They are both very family oriented and absolutely LOVE sharing their faith in Jesus Christ with as many as they can!