Serving in Christ's Love and Sharing the Good News

Our Staff

The pastors at Trinity Lutheran believe the church is a faith community that excels in bringing the good news of God's unconditional love alive in people's lives.

Pastor Peter Bredlau

Pastor Peter Bredlau was raised in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin and attended Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin. After graduation Pastor Peter moved to the east coast and attended the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia. In the east Peter served a Lutheran camp, a Lutheran college, and two Lutheran congregations.

He returned to Wisconsin to be Lead Pastor at Trinity. Pastor Peter has gifts for preaching, teaching, strategic planning, and vocational discernment.

                        Contact Peter Bredlau, Lead Pastor
                        Phone Extension 216



Pastor Sarah Semmler Smith

Pastor Sarah is originally from New London, MN and was new to the Trinity staff in 2013. After graduating from St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN, she completed studies at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago and served as pastor at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Stanley, WI. Pastor Sarah is energized by helping others see God at work in their lives and nurturing the development of faith in children, youth and families.

                        Contact Sarah Semmler Smith, Pastor
                        Phone Extension 215


Pastor Brahm Semmler Smith

Pastor Brahm is originally from Whitewater, WI. He graduated from St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN and the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago. He served as pastor of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Cornell, WI before coming to Trinity in 2013. Pastor Brahm enjoys forming life-giving relationships in faith communities and working with youth.

            Contact Brahm Semmler Smith, Pastor
                      Phone Extension 213


Ministry Directors


Shirley Sands, Worship and Music Director

Phone Extension 214

Pat Garber, Director of Visitation Ministries


Vicki Dueringer, Parish Nurse
Phone Extension 208


Children's Ministries Team

Sara Reed, Director of Children's Ministries
Phone Extension 218


Heather Day, Children's Ministries Assistant
Phone Extension 207


Youth Ministry Team

Ashley Olson,
Youth Ministry Coordinator: Middle School

Phone Extension 209

Cassie Brenden,
Youth Ministry Coordinator: High School

Phone Extension 209

Noah’s Ark Preschool and Early Childhood Enrichment

Marlee Knickerbocker, Preschool Director
Phone Extension 205

Ginny Lien, Preschool Teacher


Jill Kasmarek, Preschool Teacher

Jeanne Cooper, Enrichment Teacher

Sandy Moszer, Enrichment Teacher

Ashley Olson, Enrichment Teacher

Alicia Strozinsky, Enrichment Teacher

Ministry Support

Amber Moltzau, Office Administrator
Phone Extension 203

Cindy Beck, IT Director and Ministry Assistant
Phone Extension 201

Gail Brian, Financial Ministry Assistant
Phone Extension 204

Becky Ragsdale, Communication Ministry Assistant


Sharry Hebert, Food Pantry Coordinator

Jessie Strey, TGIF Kitchen Coordinator

Brian and Kris Pressler, 10:30 Worship Service Assistants

Choir Directors

Gary Rambo, Senior Choir Director
Corinne Gransee Paral, Jesus & Me and Celebration Singers Director
Liz Drayton, Totally Joyous Christians Director
Jeanne Cooper, God's Little Singers Director
Ryan Poquette, Trinity Tollers Director
Shirley Sands, Harmony In Spirit Director
Drew Brandenburg, Crossword Youth Band Director
Lynn Buske, Liturgical Dance Group Director

Congregational President

Suzanne Becker

Building and Grounds Maintenance

Don Peterson, Facilities Director
Sheri Buening

Nursery Attendants

Malissa Dahlstrom

Mission Partners

Maranatha Church in Kingston, Jamaica
Blantyre Lutheran Parish in Malawi, Africa
Patrick and Jacqueline Bencke, Kumamoto-she, Japan

Quick Links

I'm New

2016 Annual Report

Living Faith: Stories of God's Grace

Worship Schedule

Sunday Worship:
8:15 A.M. (Traditional)
9:45 A.M. (Contemporary)
10:30 A.M. (Casual in the Chapel)

Wednesday Worship
6:30 P.M.

Office Hours

8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.


Latest News

2016 Annual Report

This Week at Trinity Announcement Page

Current Weekly E-News Blast

Current Monthly Newsletter

Trinity's Food Pantry Monthly Newsletter

View the Trinity Calendar

Read other latest news articles.


Upcoming Events

September 19, Page Turners Book Club, 6:30 P.M., Library

September 24, Family Mission Trip Meeting, 9:00 A.M., Chapel

September 24, October 9, October 29, Faith 5 Potluck, 5:30 P.M., Trinity Room

September 28, October 12, October 19, Praying in Color, 6:00 P.M., Fireside Room

October 8, Women's Giving Circle Annual Meeting, 10:00 A.M., Trinity Room

October 8, Freezer Meal Workshop, 5:30 P.M., Kitchen

October 9, Faith 5 Potluck, 5:30 P.M., Trinity Room/Worship Center

October 13, Office Closed - Staff Retreat

October 14, Lutheran World Relief Load-A-Truck, 8:00 A.M.

October 15, Discover Trinity, 11:00 A.M., Trinity Room

October 16 - November 20, Together By Grace, 6:00 P.M., Fireside Room

October 17, Page Turners Book Club, 6:30 P.M., Library

October 20 - 21, Luther Park Recharge



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