Meet Our Team

As Messiah, you'll find a family of believers who realize that we are all unique, wonderfully made parts of the body of Christ.

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Justin Gran


Pastor Justin Gran and his family arrived at Messiah in June of 2021. He graduated from Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary in May of 2014 and was assigned to serve as a pastor in Tempe, Arizona. In June of 2021 he was installed as the pastor at Messiah.

Pastor Gran enjoys working with people and sharing with them the wonderful message of God’s love in Jesus Christ. He is blessed to be part of the Messiah family and to call Nampa his home. Pastor Gran enjoys woodworking and the outdoors. He and his wife, Emily, have three children.


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Jenny Wockenfuss


Jenny Wockenfuss received her Bachelor’s Degree in Education in 1997 from Martin Luther College in New Ulm, MN.  After graduation, she received a call to teach grades K-4 in Colorado Springs, where she taught for six years.

She has taught both the three and four year old classes at Messiah’s Children Preschool  since 2007.  As Christian Education Minister, she coordinates the Sunday School and Kids Church programs at Messiah.

Jenny lives in Nampa with her husband Jeremy and four children.

Tonya Atwood 2020 (2)

Tonya Atwood



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