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Maria Kietzman is joining the staff of First Lutheran Church as the Director of Nursery Ministries. In this part-time position, Maria will be ensuring the nursery is a safe nurturing environment and will create a ministry that serves parents and families with children from birth to five years old.
Maria graduated from MSUM in 2011 where she studied elementary education. She has provided case management for adults and children with developmental disabilities, worked in outreach for children facing home and community challenges, and served as a Children’s Ministry Leader at Hope Lutheran Church.
Maria is very excited to be growing the ministries of First Lutheran Church. She and her husband, Justin, have been attending First together since college and been members since 2014. They have three children: Eloise is four; Claudia is two, and their boy Vernon was born just before Christmas.
Maria loves Settlers of Catan, Harry Potter, cuddling her babies, and sharing God’s love with his children.


Director of Nursery Ministries