The Rev. Cheryl Lamaak was called by Lakeside in March 2017. She is a 2007 graduate of Wartburg Theological Seminary. Cheryl has previously served in Kansas and most recently in Georgetown, TX. Prior to entering the ministry, Cheryl was a social worker with Lutheran Social Services in Illinois and Iowa. As Cheryl was discerning her calling by God, she moved from social work to Director of Youth and Family Ministries for two separate churches in Iowa and Wisconsin. Pastor Lamaak has a passion for preaching and teaching the Word and Sacrament connecting the church with the community.
Brenda Renander plans the music for worship and leads our choirs and musical programs. She has a Bachelor of Music from Stephen F. Austin University in Nacodoches, Texas. She is the Lead Choir Director at South Houston High School, and previously directed at Queens Intermediate School and Bondy Intermediate School. She is an accomplished Pianist and Flutist. Brenda has four children and one grandchild.