Staff & Leadership

We have a passion for people, our city and our world. Our culture and leadership is characterized by worship, the love of God, and a genuine call to ministry. These core values have been shaped by our rich history of great co-workers and energy; always pressing forward in our call to love God and love others.

  • Wade Daul

    Senior Pastor

    Originally from Green Bay, Wisconsin, Pastor Daul has been at Immanuel for 25 years. First called as Associate Pastor in 1993, he was made senior pastor in 2013. Familiarly called "PD" by his students, he's also served as religion teacher at Martin Luther High School for over 15 years.  

    As senior or administrative pastor, PD oversees the many activities of Immanuel, Fairmont and guides the congregational leadership. A graduate of Concordia University, Mequon and Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Pastor Daul has been encouraging young people to enter church work since the beginning of his ministry.  His love of God's Word and his commitment to the Lutheran Confessions give his ministry a rich Christ-focus.  


  • Adam Carnehl

    Associate Pastor

    Adam was called to be Immanuel's Associate Pastor in 2017.  A graduate of Concordia University Chicago, Concordia Seminary Saint Louis, and the University of Glasgow, Scotland, Adam brings a love of the Scriptures and Church history to the people of Immanuel. 

    As associate pastor, Adam helps to carry out the mission of Immanuel as he oversees the areas of education and outreach.

    Adam is married to Lisa Grace. God blessed them with a daughter, Gwen Iona, born in September of 2018, and a son, Theodore Gregory, born in June of 2020.  He is currently studying spiritual direction at St. John's University in Collegeville, Minnesota. 

  • Julie Sweet


    Julie began work as Immanuel's secretary in August of 1984. Since that time, she's worked with seven different pastors and seen both her town and congregation change and develop. 

    Also a proud mother and grandmother, Julie always keeps things running smoothly in the church office. 


  • Allison Slabbert

    Parish Assistant

    Allison is our parish assistant. She joined our team in 2019. 

  • Lyle Wolle

    Congregational Chairman

    Lyle was voted in as the congregation's chairman in 2016. 


  • Reed Wokasch


    Reed handles our church's cleaning and maintenance. A life-long member, Reed is committed to Immanuel and her mission. 

pastoral ministry

If you are interested in joining our congregation, 

or you'd like more information about the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod, 

please do not hesitate to contact us!

Also, be sure to check out the blog that our pastors run!

Check it out here, at "Lakeshore Theology."