Who We Are

We are Lutheran, Presbyterian, Methodist, Episcopal, Baptist, Catholic, Church of Christ, Pentecostal - to name just a few.

We number over 120 voices.


Our current Director is Susan Armentrout.  Sue has a life-long involvement with choral music, having sung in church choirs since age 7.  She directed The Noteables, a women’s community ensemble, for 14 years, and the Unity of Beaverton choir, which she helped organize, for 8 years.  She has also served as a church soloist.  She sang with the Lutheran Choral for 13 years before becoming Director in 2011
Karl Jurisons, Accompanist
Sue Armentrout Karl Jurisons, continues his long service as Lutheran Choral accompanist. He is a graduate of Marylhurst University, organist at First Immanuel Lutheran Church in Portland, and directs the Scandinavian Men's Chorus.
Ken Dale Ken Dale, President

Ken, a member of Living Savior Lutheran Church in Tualatin, has sung with the choir for 30 years. He can be reached at 503-515-8935


President Emerita of the Lutheran Choral Association is Olive "Jac" (pronounced "Jake") Kistner died in 2015 after serving as president for 37 years and being a member of the Lutheran Choral Association since 1955.

The other officers of the group are:

  • Michael Bierly, 1st Vice President
  • Kari Martinez, 2nd Vice President
  • Nicole Kephart, Corporate Secretary
  • Patti Peterson, Attendance Secretary
  • Eric Jordahl, Treasurer
  • Debra Margeson, Librarian
  • Debbi Chinn, Property Manager
  • Sylvia Ayala, Publicity
  • Mary Anthony, Activities Coordinator
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