Pastors
Pastor Robert Kujawski
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Pastor Robert P. Kujawski, Jr. was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  He was baptized in 1955 and confirmed in 1968 at St. James Ev. Lutheran Church in Milwaukee. He graduated from Wisconsin Lutheran High School in Milwaukee, class of 1973. He continued his education at Northwestern College in Watertown, and finished his studies at Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary in Mequon, Wisconsin.

His ministry began at First German Ev. Lutheran Church in Manitowoc, Wisconsin from 1980 - 1981 during his vicar year. Upon graduation he was assigned to Prince of Peace in Traverse City, Michigan (begun as an exploratory missionary) where he served from1982 -1992 as pastor before taking the call to Bethany Lutheran Church in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. He has served Bethany since 1992 as an Associate Pastor.

Pastor Kujawski is married to Sybil, they have two grown children, Caitlin, married to Brook Compton, and Robert III.
Pastor Stephen Melso
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Pastor Stephen C. Melso was born in Neenah, Wisconsin.  He was baptized in 1969 and confirmed in 1983 at Grace Ev. Lutheran Church in Neenah, WI. He graduated from Northwestern Preparatory School in Watertown, WI (class of 1987). He continued his education at Northwestern College in Watertown, Wisconsin (class of 1991) and finished his studies at Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary in Mequon, Wisconsin (class of 1995).

His ministry began at Ascension Ev. Lutheran Church in Mitchell, South Dakota and at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church in Mobridge, SD and St. Jacobi Ev. Lutheran Church in Glenham, SD from 1993-1994 during his vicar year. Upon graduation he was assigned to Michigan Lutheran Seminary in Saginaw, Michigan where he served as a tutor teaching religion classes, coaching, and supervising in the dormitory from 1995-1997. He then served Divine Word Ev. Lutheran Church in Nepean, Ontario, Canada from 1997-2001. In October of 2001 he accepted the call to serve at Bethany Ev. Lutheran Church in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. He has served Bethany since 2001 as an Associate Pastor.

Pastor Melso has been married to Jane (Schumacher) since 1995. They have five children: Noah, Grace, Jonah, Caleb, and Philip.