Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church

Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Spooner, WI
Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church

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N5015 Beaverbrook Ave
Spooner, WI 54801



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Who We Are

We believe the Bible to be the completely true Word of God, revealed to show us our need for a Savior, and that God has forgiven our sin through the life and death of Jesus Christ. Our mission statement reads:

As disciples of our Beautiful Savior, we dedicate ourselves to grow in faith and spread His Word to all people, through the diligent study and practice of the inerrant Word of God.

About Us

Traditional Liturgy

Community Service, Children's Ministry, Adult Education, Choir

Traditional Hymns

Lutheran (WELS)




Our Services

What are services like?
Reverent, hearty singing, sermons applying God's Word to your faith and life.

What is the community like?
Warm, friendly people that soon feel like a family

What if I'm not a Christian?
Personalized bible classes will walk a newcomer through the main teachings of Scripture. The seminary-trained pastor has studied the biblical languages of Hebrew and Greek to assure accuracy in teaching.


Gene Jahnke

Born on May 23, 1949, Gene E. Jahnke was raised on a dairy farm near Markesan, WI . He graduated from Northwestern Preparatory School, Watertown WI in 1967. In 1971 he graduated from Northwestern College, also in Watertown, with a Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree. While enrolled at Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary in Mequon, WI, he was assigned as a vicar to Jerusalem Lutheran Church, Morton Grove, IL . He graduated from seminary in 1975 with a Master of Divinity degree. He also received credits from the University of Tel Aviv through his participation on an archeological dig in Israel in 1978. He has served as pastor of Hope Lutheran Church of Detroit (1975-‘79), St. John’s Lutheran, Wauwatosa, WI (1979-‘82), Good Shepherd Lutheran, Novi, MI (1982-‘93), and Palos Lutheran, Palos Heights, IL (1993-2005). He has served Beautiful Savior, Spooner since January of 2005. In 1974 Pastor Jahnke married Betty Remias, a graduate of Dr. Martin Luther College, New Ulm, MN. Betty is a special education teacher, and presently serves as Reading Recovery teacher leader in the Rice Lake school district. God has richly blessed Pastor and Betty with the gift of three children: Geoff (Jeong-in), Heather, and Laura (Aaron). The Jahnkes have also been blessed with a grandson, Zachary.

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