Meet our Staff

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MarkMark Coughlin – Pastor

Mark has been the Pastor at Immanuel since 1993.  He provides oversight and preaches most Sundays.  He is a lover of the outdoors, sports, Kauai, running, biking, hiking and coffee.  He and his wife Vicki have twodaughters.  He is a graduate of Oak Hills Christian College,  Calvary Bible College and Denver Seminary.  Before Immanuel Mark served as a pastor in southern Colorado.

Phone: 651-464-7504 x1  email:

Favorite Books: “The Contemplative Pastor” and “Lord of the Rings Trilogy”
Favorite Restaurants: Lake Elmo Inn, Cheeky Monkey, The Dock, Bread and Chocolate
Hobbies: Running, Computers, Personalities
Current Favorite Verse: “In him (Jesus) was life, and that life was the light of men.”  (John 1:4)



Janelle Guitelli – Worship Leader

Janelle has been leading worship at Immanuel since September 2008.  Janelle works with the Immanuel Worship Team to challenge the congregation each Sunday to see the Living Christ and worship him in all his glory.  Janelle is active in multiple ministry settings and uses her gifts of leadership, worship and teaching to bless many.  




Screen Shot 2016-03-04 at 11.18.18 AMTami Kalhagen – Office Administrator

Tami manages the church office, events calendar, and the church newsletter.  She publishes the weekly worship folders and provides general assistance to the pastoral staff and Immanuel community.  Tami also serves as the Ministry Volunteer Coordinator.  She is a graduate of Clearbrook High School (MN) and Northwestern College (A.A. in Legal Secretarial and Bible).  Tami and her husband Orin have four children, 2 daughter in-laws, and 3 grandchildren.

Phone: 651-464-7504  x3 email:

Favorite Activities:  Spending time with family & riding her Arctic Cat ATV!  

Favorite Food:  Teriyaki Beef Kabobs

Hobbies:  Crafts, Sudoku, & Bible Study’s


Matthew Ragain

Matthew Ragain – Associate Pastor

Matthew is head of the Student Ministry and preaches the main service every month.  Matthew received 2 BAs in English and Theology from Evangel University in Springfield Missouri, and his M.Div from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena California.  Matthew is married and has three children.  His favorite activities include cooking new foods with his wife and kids, reading, running and being outside.

Favorite Book: Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card

Favorite Movie: What About Bob?

Favorite Toe: The left big one

Phone: 651-464-7504  email: