God's Work, Our Hands!

  • Pastor Mark Bogen

    Interim Pastor

     Pastor Mark was born and grew up in Hendricks, Minnesota, a small farming community in the southwest corner of the state. He went to college at Golden Valley Lutheran and Augsburg Colleges in Minneapolis, and then to Luther Theological Seminary in St. Paul, graduating in 1980.      Ordained on September 27, 1981, he has served […]

  • Administrative Assistant

    Mrs. JoAnne Hamblin

    Administrative Assistant

    Meet  Mrs. JoAnne Hamblin, the pleasant voice on the phone or the friendly, smiling person you meet when you enter the church building. JoAnne was welcomed to the First Lutheran Church staff in 2011. She and husband, Dave, and two dogs live near Williamsport in Morrow County and she brings with her nearly 20 years’ […]

  • Thomas Palmer


    Thomas began sharing his talents with us in early 2012. He continues to provide a welcomed balance of organ and piano music to our services. His talents are appreciated by all. A well-known Galionite, he currently (2017) is serving as City Treasurer and has been involved in many community projects including the formation of Main Street Galion which […]

  • Alec Stansbery