Our Staff

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Mr. Don Sundene

Don serves as our Executive Director.

In addition to his service with LMSN, Don serves as Coordinator for Prison Ministry for the Northwest District of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod and is Contract Coordinator for Prison Ministry for the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod.

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Chp. Arthur Werzner

Chp. Arthur Werzner is our Director of Chaplaincy and our primary hospital chaplain.

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Dcs. Ruth Ann Shimoi

Dcs. Ruth Ann serves as Care Center Ministry Coordinator.


Lutheran Ministry Services Northwest (LMSN) receives referrals from pastors, congregations, families, and the community.  Referrals to LMSN are graciously accepted and everyone’s privacy is honored and respected.  Feel free to contact us via the form below or via the phone number, e-mail address, and mailing address on this page.

Main Phone # 206-450-7128

Don Sundene # 425-219-3493


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Please feel free to contact Chaplain Arthur Werzner of LMSN with any referrals, questions or concerns you may have: Phone, (206) 450-7128, or Via Email lms@lmsnw.org