Our Saviour’s Program Staff

Leisha Tays
Leisha Tays
Director of CYF Ministries

763-434-6117 ext. 131
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Leisha has been a lifelong member at Our Saviour’s – since birth.  She joined the OSLC staff as Director of Confirmation and Youth Ministry on August 12, 2018.

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Lisa Rykken Kastler
Lisa Rykken Kastler
Director of Congregational Ministry

763-434-6117 ext. 125
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Lisa Rykken Kastler joined the Our Saviour’s staff in August, 2020, thinking she was only staying a few months as an interim worker. After two years, she realized she didn’t want to leave and enjoyed the ministry and culture of Our Saviour’s, so she stayed. Her love for people and Jesus (not in that order) are what defines her. Lisa has spent 25+ years in  congregational ministry in a number of ELCA churches in the Twin Cities. Lisa appreciates her Lutheran heritage and leans into grace throughout her life. 

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Lauren Gainey
CYF (Children, Youth, & Family) Administrative Specialist

763-434-6117 ext. 113
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Lauren joined the Our Saviour’s staff in November 2023. Lauren is excited to be a part of the Our Saviour’s family. She loves photography, kayaking, traveling, trying new restaurants and helping others. She gets an instant mood boost when paying it forward while she’s out running errands. She is a wife and a mother and looks forward to getting to know the family at Our Saviour’s.