Rev. Rita M. Augsburger serves as Pastor at First Evangelical Lutheran Church, ELCA since 2017. Previous Pastoral Call was at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Buffalo Lake, Minnesota. Rita holds a Master of Divinity degree from Wartburg Theological Seminary, Dubuque, Iowa and a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education with Coaching certificate from St. Cloud State University, St Cloud, Minnesota. Rita is mother of four children, grandmother of two, enjoys the water and woods, and continues to grow in love with the people of this community. Thanks be to God for the many and various ways the Holy Spirit moves in our lives leading, guiding, and present with us always.