Pastor Rhonda Hlavinka was called to Salem in April, 2016. Pastor Rhonda has more than 14 years of ministry and pastoral experience. Prior to entering the call process with Salem, she was on leave from ministry. Her most recent ministry roles were as Director of Family Ministry at Salem Lutheran Church in West Saint Paul, Minnesota (2012-2014) and as Associate Pastor of Youth and Family Ministry at Long Lake Lutheran Church in Isanti, Minnesota (2007-2011). Pastor Rhonda lives in Blaine with her husband and two children.