Incarnation Council

The Incarnation Congregation Council is and is comprised of a group of nine lay leaders who are elected on a rotating basis to three year terms. Criteria for being nominated to the council include regular participation in the worship life and ministries of Incarnation as well as a commitment to helping the community of Incarnation live out our stated Mission, Vision, and Values.

2020 Congregation Council Members

Sally Lawless


Sally and her husband Fred, have been members of Incarnation since 2004. They have two daughters, Kate (18) and Ann (11). Sally has served in a variety of areas within Incarnation including Preschool Committee, SPARK Sunday, Worship Team, Confirmation Guide, IGNITE 5/6 Guide,  and most recently on the Long Range Planning and Strategic Planning Committees. She also has participated in several small groups over the years. Term ends December 2020.

Erin Rowles

Vice President
Erin and her husband, Matt Rowles, are lifelong members of Incarnation and have a three year old daughter, Olivia, who is enjoying her first year in the SPARK program. Erin has been an active member of the All Hands on Hope Feed My Starving Children MobilePack™ action group since its inception in 2007. Her passion for the mission of Incarnation led Erin to visit Haiti in the fall of 2017. Term ends December 2021.


Roger Schlichting

Roger and his wife, Mary, have been members of Incarnation since 1998. Mary has been active supporting confirmation and served as the LifeHaven coordinator for 12 years. They have three adult sons, Andrew, Justin and Peter who attended Sunday school and confirmation at Incarnation.

Roger has served as an usher, stewardship route leader, 2009 capital campaign leader and on the Finance Committee. He has volunteered for LifeHaven, Holy Hammers/Habitat for Humanity and Feed My Starving Children MobilePack™. Roger and Mary continue to participate in several small groups. Term ends December 2021.

Brenda Roloff

Brenda, her husband, Kevin and son, Drew (10) became members of Incarnation in 2013. They were first introduced to Incarnation through the Incarnation Preschool when their son Drew attended. Brenda has served as a Monday Morning Money Counter, Stewardship Route Leader, Synod Representative, IGNITE Leader, and has participated in various volunteer projects and small groups. Term ends December 2020.


Bob Holt

Bob and his wife Debbie are new members of Incarnation having recently moved to Lino Lakes from Austin, MN. Bob and Debbie have two adult children, Travis and Andrea. Since attending Incarnation, Bob and Debbie have joined a small group, participated in the summer biking group, served communion, volunteered during the Feed My Starving Children MobilePack™ event, a Second Harvest

Sue Katzke

Kristin Passaro

Wyatt Stahl



To contact one of the Incarnation Congregation Council members, email or call the Incarnation Office at 651-484-7213 and request specific contact information.

Photos generously provided by Melanie Swanson Photography.