After being a member of Grace for three years, Pastor Dick Lehmann assumed the position of visitation pastor in the fall of 2007. Dick was born and raised in Comfrey, MN and attended Wartburg College and Wartburg Seminary in Iowa. He met Avona in college,marrying while at seminary, was ordained in 1960 and served parishes in Winterset, Rockwell, Storm Lake and Marion (all in Iowa). He retired in 1999, then served as Visitation Pastor at a 2,800 member church in Cedar Rapids for four years. Dick and Avona have three sons and three grandchildren – two of their sons and all grandchildren live in Seattle, and their middle son lives in Ft Worth, TX.