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 217

 

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

 

 

Pastor Natalie Leske

Pastor Natalie was raised in Fridley, MN. She studied Elementary Education at St. Cloud State University, then served as an ELCA missionary in Cameroon, W Africa as teacher and director of the American School. She attended Luther Seminary in St. Paul, MN. Natalie has served in the NW Synod of WI in various calls for over 20 years. She is excited about her new position as Pastor of Care and Concern at Trinity. Natalie is passionate about life long learning and finds it gratifying to teach Christian Spiritual Formation at the NW Synod of WI’s Lay School of Ministry and teaching prayer practices whenever she gets the opportunity.

Contact Natalie Leske, Pastor
Phone Extension 215

 

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

Lucinda Kemmet, Coordinator of Community Connections

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

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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

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

2016 Annual Report

Living Faith: Stories of God's Grace

 

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2016 Annual Report

This Week at Trinity Announcement Page

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Current Monthly Newsletter

Trinity's Food Pantry Monthly Newsletter

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Upcoming Events

November 22, Thanksgiving Eve Worship with First Communion, 6:30 P.M., Worship Center

November 23, Community Thanksgiving Dinner, 11:30 A.M. & 12:30 P.M., Trinity Room

November 26, Advent Workshop, 2:00 P.M., Trinity Room

December 2, Angel Breakfast, 8:30 A.M., Trinity Room

December 4, Advent Tea, 2:00 P.M., Trinity Room

December 10, Adult Forum "Spiritual Practices for Advent", 9:15 A.M. and 10:40 A.M., Fireside Room

December 10, Caroling Party, 4:00 P.M., Offsite

December 15, Trinity Serves at Sojourner House, 6:30 P.M.

December 16, Christmas Sharing Project, 9:00 A.M., Lobby, Worship Center, Library

 

 

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