Augustana Lutheran Church Staff

Mark Knutson

Senior Pastor
Rev. Knutson has been Pastor of Augustana Lutheran Church in Portland, Oregon since December 1995. Over the past 30 years, he has served on many local and national boards and committees.

Joyce Kindschuh

Admin Assistant
Joyce has been a member of Augustana since 1972, became an office volunteer in 1994 and joined the staff in 1996. She planted Augustana's native habitat garden in 2001.

Jenny Schmidt

Gifts for Ministry Coordinator
Jenny has been a member of Augustana since 1998, and she joined the staff as in 2014. Throughout her career, she has worked as a teacher and program administrator for various non-profits.

Rebecca Dodson

Education Coordinator
Rebecca Dodson has been a member of Augustana 2006. She joined the staff in 2016. She also leads a Women’s Prayer and Study weekly group and is one of the Tai Chi instructors at Augustana.
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