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Meet Rev. Michelene Verlautz

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St. Timothy's Lutheran Church

Michelene offices at:

She offers family and civil mediation services in restorative or facilitative format to anyone at her office or via Zoom. She can provide mediation for families beyond Minnesota.

Her specialty areas include Intergenerational Conflict, Post Divorce Decree Parenting Issues, Church or Faith-based nonprofit conflict, as well as conflict coaching and ways to prevent conflict.

Office Phone: 612-810-5923


Office Hours: M-F 8 am to 4 pm


Michelene's Perspective

  • Michelene believes you can resolve your conflict. With a safe space, adequate time, and the opportunity to honestly speak to one another - you will find new patterns to communicate through the conflict, and a pathway towards healing and restoration will emerge.

  • Michelene empowers others to be self-differentiated as a critical component to assisting families in conflict.

  • Healthy, well-functioning families lead to stronger schools, stronger churches, and stronger communities with less poverty and crime. 


  • The family is the linchpin of society, both economically and socially.


Mediation Practice & Credentials

  • ​Michelene received her Master of Divinity from Luther Seminary and has been ordained for almost 20 years.

  • She continues to grow in her knowledge of Bowen Family Systems Theory.

  • She has obtained a certificate in Church Mediation from the Lombard Peace Center.

  • She's a Restorative Family Mediator trained by The Katallasso Group.


  •  She holds a MN Rule 114 Qualified Neutral status for Family Facilitative Hybrid by the MN SCA.

  • Michelene is a member of the AFCC Association of Family Conciliation Courts.

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