Meet The Team

Meet the Team

Dave Pries, Pastor


Pastor David Pries came to Eternal Love in 2015, after serving congregations in North Carolina, Minnesota, and Wisconsin for over 20 years. A gentle and humble spirit, along with a love for reaching out to new people, are some of the ministry strengths that Dave brings to our congregation.

Dave Backus, Pastor


Pastor Dave Backus joined our staff in 2017 after serving a congregation in western New York. He has also served at Lutheran high schools in Wisconsin and California. Meeting people, learning their stories, and sharing Jesus with them are some of Dave's passions. He strives to be an encourager and a good listener.

Kara Krull, Wee Love Learning Center Director/Teacher


The children of our 3K/4K Learning Center are blessed to have a young and energetic teacher, who has been blessed with a love for little ones and rich gifts in teaching. Kara’s passion is helping our children learn to know their Savior’s love and grow in all the skills needed to be successful in school. Like all teachers in our church body, Kara goes the extra mile to make sure our children have a great start on the path to a lifetime of learning.