About Us

Welcome to Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church on Balsam Lake. We are a community of Lutheran Christians that welcome all faiths to come worship GOD.  We have many active church groups and an active education program. We welcome all to join us and grow in our faith together! We are a member of the Northwest Synod of Wisconsin and the Evangelical Lutheran Church In America.

Whether you’re looking for a new Church home, just want to stop in and visit us for a service, or vacationing in the area and looking for a summer place of worship, all are welcome at Faith Lutheran Church on Balsam Lake!

Faith Lutheran Staff

Pastor Diane Norstad (L)

Diane Norstad is Senior/Solo Pastor at Faith. Pastor and her husband Tim live east of Balsam Lake. Their daughter, Alex, is a teacher. Pastor Norstad completed her undergraduate work at Texas Lutheran University and her Master of Divinity degree at Luther Seminary.  Hobbies are too many to mention. Pastor loves living life to its fullest.

Dorene Hendrickson, Organist/Pianist (R)

Dorene lives in Balsam Lake surrounded by a large and wonderful extended family. Dorene has played for Faith for over fifty years. Her gift for music she considers GOD’s gift to her that she is passionate about sharing with her congregation. Dorene is an avid crafter and active member of the Faith Women of the ELCA.