Family: Wife: Suzanne Daughter: Savannah Son-in-law: Kyle Granddaughter: Ava Grace Grandson: Hudson Michael Likes: spending time with my wife, eating, coffee, laughing, sci-fi (books and movies). Dislikes: haters, experts, unnecessary drama, over-spiritualizing Little Known Fact: I have worked for gangsters and the government. Fav. Scripture: Philippians 2:12-13 - ...Continue to work out your salvation with fear and trembling, for it is God who works in you to will and to act in order to fulfill his good purpose.
Rev. Suzanne Katschke - Co-Pastor
Family: Husband: Michael Daughter: Savannah Son-in-law: Kyle Granddaughter: Ava Grace Grandson: Hudson Michael Likes: anywhere near water, time with husband, music, chocolate, leadership, 8th graders, and Sunday afternoon naps. Dislikes: cheese, space ships, mean people. Little known fact: Ask me where I met my husband. Fav. Scripture: Romans 12:11 - Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervor, serving the Lord.
Tom King-Worship Leader
Family: Sons: Tommy, Ben, & Judah Daughter: Aliyah Likes: Artisan Teas and Coffees, Video Games, 80's collectibles, Toys, Fancy Clothes Dislikes: Users, Manipulators, Bullies Little Known Fact: 90's Gangsta Rap is my only vice. Fav. Scripture: Isaiah 26:8 - Yes, Lord, walking in the way of your laws, we wait for you; your name and renown are the desire of our hearts.
Michelle Wickham-Preschool Director
Family: Husband, Matt Sons: Taylor, Aubrey and Patrick Pets: Oreo and Wesley Likes: Anywhere in the woods, Camping and all things Flamingo Dislikes: Ill-fitting clothing, frozen desserts and judgment. Little Known Fact: Ask me how I came to ministry. Fav Scripture: Romans 12:2 Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is - his good, pleasing and perfect will.
Amberlee Peterson-Children's Director
Family: Husband - Brandon Sons - Carter & Carson Likes: candy, fall, auburn football, crafting, the lake, and of course, COFFEE! Dislikes: tornadoes, thrill rides, arrogant people, dirty dishes Little Known Fact: I grew up here (boring I know.) 5 ft even. Fav Scripture: Colossians 3:12-14 Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselveswith compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you. And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.
Alyssa Gillespie-Youth Director/Administrator
Family: Husband: Kyle Son: Cohen Fur Babies: Palmer, Bella, & Lyanna Likes: Spending time with friends and family; Napping; Chocolate; Coffee; Good music; Penguins; Baking; All things related to fall Dislikes: Cilantro; Being cold; Spiders; Roller Coasters Little Known Fact: I have lived in 5 states - Wisconsin, Kentucky, Iowa, Oklahoma, & Alabama. Fav. Scripture: Phillipians 2:1-5 - If then there is any encouragement in Christ, any consolation from love, any sharing in the Spirit, any compassion and sympathy, make my joy complete: be of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind. Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility regard others as better than yourselves. Let each of you look not to your own interests, but to the interests of others. Let the same mind be in you that was in Christ Jesus.
Eric Brown - Technical Director
Family: Son: Eli Dog: Otis Likes: Blues music Dislikes: Fake people Little Known Fact: I wanted to be a history teacher if the music thing didn’t work out. Fav. Scripture: Psalm 30:5 For his anger lasts only a moment, but his favor lasts a lifetime! Weeping may last through the night, but joy comes with the morning.