Meet Our Staff


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Josiah Canto - Director of Youth and Family Ministry

Josiah was born in Flagstaff Arizona and when he turned two moved to China and spent the next five years doing missionary work with his parents. He attended California Lutheran University and graduated with a degree in Christian Leadership and Theology with an emphasis in Youth and Family Ministry and minored in English. As the Director of Youth and Family Ministry Josiah will provide vision, leadership and coordination for ministries of faith formation and discipleship for youth and their families within the congregation and intentional outreach to youth in the community. The core of this ministry is building and strengthening relationships between young people and Jesus, their peers, significant adult mentors and parents. Josiah loves to play the guitar, read, watch movies and play basketball.


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Julie Mortenson - Administrative/Lay Assistant

Julie was born in Madison, Wisconsin and grew up in the Lutheran Church. As a child she lived in Atlanta, Georgia and Ames, Iowa. In 1976, Julie moved to Southern California with her parents and her brother. Currently, she lives with her daughter, Elizabeth Conner, in Rancho Santa Margarita. She enjoys cooking, visiting museums, reading and researching. Julie’s position entails administrative duties such as organizing the newsletter, volunteer schedules, altar guild, and advertising. She is a member of The Rancho Santa Margarita Interfaith Council.

Linda Roberts

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Linda Bullock - Office Assistant

Linda Bullock was born and raised in southern California. She has two sons, one who is married and a grandson as well. Linda has been a member of CLC for many years and is active in many of the ministries of CLC. One of the ministries that Linda oversees is the Adopt an Angel program. This is a program in which members here are able to give gifts to specific families who are struggling financially.

Grant Rohr

Grant Rohr - Accompanist/Organist

Grant Rohr is active as an accompanist and keyboardist throughout the Southern California area. He received a Master of Music degree from California State University, Fullerton in 1984. Grant was resident accompanist for the Dance Department at the University of California, Irvine for eleven years prior to joining the Music Department at CSUF in 1990. At CSUF he coaches voice majors, and serves as accompanist for the University Singers, the University Chamber Singers, and the Opera Theater. Since 1985, he has been the staff pianist and one of the music directors for the Fullerton Civic Light Opera, where he has been involved in seventy-three productions. He has been a church organist since 1969. Since 1990 Grant has served as organist for Community Lutheran Church of Rancho Santa Margarita.

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Tracy Cantin - Treasurer

Tracy was born in New Jersey and moved to California in 1989. She has a BBA in Accounting from James Madison University in Virginia. Before becoming the Treasurer at Community Lutheran Church, she worked as the Controller at Anza Property Management Company in Newport Beach and the H&R Block Franchise Operations Manager for Annex Marketing in Bischofsheim, Germany. Tracy lives in Rancho Santa Margarita with her husband, Paul, her children Betsy and Brian and her corgi, Meg. In her spare time, she is the Volunteer Coordinator for the Mission Viejo Nadadores Swim Team and enjoys cooking and reading.

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Carla Leveratt - Director, Saddleback Children's Center

Carla, our Director, is a native Californian. She and her husband, Neil, moved to Rancho Santa Margarita in 1987 where they raised three children. Carla, her husband, and all three children are graduates of California State University at Fullerton. Carla holds a Masters of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education.  She has participated in the California Mentor Program for over ten years and she has taught at Saddleback Children’s Center for twenty-five years. Carla enjoys outdoor adventure and has climbed a number of the fourteener peaks in the Eastern Sierras including eight successful summits on Mt. Whitney.

Meagan Kraszewski - Asst. Director, Saddleback Children's Center

Meagan, our Assistant Director was born and raised in San Juan Capistrano. She attended Purdue University where she received her BA in Creative Writing and Minor in Psychology. Meagan also met her husband, Kyle, at Purdue and upon graduating they moved out to Chicago where they lived for four years. One year before moving back to California, God surprised Meagan and Kyle with two blessings, twin girls Addison and Kelsey. Meagan began her career in banking, but from the moment her children were brought into her life she has since been inspired to work with children as a profession as she is continually amazed at the world through the eyes of a child. Currently, Meagan is working toward her A.S. in Child Development at Saddleback Community College. She loves spending time with her family, being outdoors, and just laughing.