Pastoral & Office Staff

Jeremy Husby - Pastor

Jeremy Husby

Education

  • B.A., Martin Luther College (2004)
  • M.Div., Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary (2008)

Experience

  • Vicar at Peace, Sun Prairie, WI (2006-07)
  • Called to serve Peace, May 2008

Responsibilities

  • Worship
  • Child Discipleship

Aaron Steinbrenner - Pastor

Aaron Steinbrenner

Education

  • B.A., Northwestern College (1993)
  • M. Div., Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary (1997)

Experience

  • Served as a Vicar at St. Paul Lutheran, Tomah, WI (1995-’96)
  • Served at Redeemer Lutheran, Edna, TX (1997-2003)
  • Service at Peace since 2003

Personal

  • Pastor Steinbrenner is married to Shelly and they have six children (five boys and one girl)

Responsibilities

  • Administration
  • Board of Outreach
  • Board of Elders
  • Pastor Steinbrenner also currently serves as the circuit pastor for the Hartford Circuit of the Kettle Moraine Conference.

Paul Waldschmidt - Pastor

Paul Waldschmidt

  • Pastor
  • phone here…
  • pwaldschmidt@peacehartford.org

Education

  • B.A., Northwestern College (1994)
  • M.Div., Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary (1999)

Experience

  • Served as Vicar at Trinity Lutheran Church, Caledonia, Wisconsin (1996-97)
  • Served as an Instructor at Manitowoc Lutheran High School (1997-98)
  • Served St. Mark Lutheran Church, Normal, Illinois (1999-2012)
  • Called to serve Peace, October 2012

Personal

  • Pastor Waldschmidt is married to Beth. They have been blessed with two children.

Responsibilities

  • Adult Discipleship
  • Youth and Family

Robert Pasbrig - Pastor

Robert Pasbrig

Education

  • B.A., Northwestern College (1968)
  • M. Div., Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary (1974)

Experience

  • Served as Vicar, St. Paul Ev. Lutheran Church, Fort Atkinson, WI  (1972-73)
  • Served at St. James Ev. Lutheran Church, Evanston, Il  (1974-75)
  • Served at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church, Crete, Il  (1975-1999)
  • Service at Wisconsin Lutheran Institutional Ministries, Oconomowoc, WI (1999 – present)
  • Service as Secretary, Wisconsin Ev. Lutheran Synod, Waukesha, WI (2005 – present)
  • Service at Peace since 2017

Personal

  • Married to Lynn, 7 children, 10 grandchildren

Responsibilities

  • Ministry to those confined at home, residing in care facilities and those hospitalized

Jenna Heinz - Church Bookkeeper

heinzJenna Heinz

  • Church Bookkeeper
  • jheinz@peacehartford.org

Education

  • Double Bachelor degrees majoring in Business and Accounting.

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 2006
  •  In her free time Jenna enjoys spending time with friends and family.

Krista Howard - Church Secretary

howardKrista Howard

  • Church Secretary
  • 262-673-5610
  • khoward@peacehartford.org

Interests & Hobbies

  • Krista and her husband Rob are parents to two children, one boy, and one girl.  She enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends.
  • Krista has been a Peace member since 2012

Office Hours

  • During School year
    • Monday-Thursday: 9:00 am — 3:00 pm
  • Summer
    • Monday-Thursday: 9:00 am–1:00 pm

Leadership

Church Officers

Rodney Schulz

  • Congregation Chairman
  • 262-297-2551
  • rschulz@peacehartford.org

Personal

  • Baseball and sports memorabilia
  • Member of Peace since 1993

Andy Brandl

  • Congregation Vice Chairman
  • 262-573-4639
  • abrandl@peacehartford.org

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 2015
  • Hobbies:  College football. Brewers baseball, grilling and smoking meats

Kelly Wendorff

  • Financial Secretary
  • 262-227-4291
  • kwendorff@peacehartford.org

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 2012
  • Interests and/or Hobbies: running, live music, coaching his kids.

Herbie Leong

  • Congregation Secretary
  • 414-305-9536
  • herbie.leong@kohls.com

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 2006
  • Interests and/or Hobbies:  Hunting, fishing, and spending time with my family

Russel Blevins

  • Congregation Treasurer
  • 262-419-9305
  • russblevins.rb@gmail.com

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 2011
  • Interests and/or Hobbies:  Likes to spend time with my family and friends enjoying the outdoors.

Adult Discipleship

The Board of Adult Discipleship coordinates the following areas of ministry at Peace:

  • Adult Spiritual Growth
  • Bible Study
  • Encouraging financial stewardship
  • Training members for ministry
  • Coordination of volunteers
  • Church library
  • Member fellowship

Tom Luecke

  • Chairman
  • 262-468-8266
  • teluecke@hotmail.com

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 2001
  • Interests and/or Hobbies: Woodworking, occasionally playing a round of golf, and following Wisconsin sports (Badgers, Packers, Brewers, Bucks).

John Priesgen

  • Member (Fellowship)
  • 262-673-5593
  • johnpriesgen@gmail.com

Personal

  • Member at Peace since 1961
  • Interests and/or Hobbies: Hunting, fishing, hiking, gardening, reading, Bible studies, and yardwork

Jeff Holtan

  • Member (Stewardship)
  • 262-388-8123
  • joh.1968@yahoo.com

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 2014

Child Discipleship

The Board of Child Discipleship coordinates the following areas of ministry at Peace:

  • Peace Lutheran School (preschool through 8th grade)
  • Facility maintenance and expansion
  • Maintaining staff of quality Christian educators
  • Oversight of curriculum
  • School operational policy
  • Promotion of the school within the congregation and community
  • Promote use of Kettle Moraine Lutheran High School

Sol Leitzke

  • Chairman
  • 920-342-0332
  • sol@pivotpins.com

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 2015
  • Interests and/or Hobbies: Boating, camping, hunting, fishing, biking and spending time with my family.

Josh Bender

  • Member
  • 414-238-7788
  • josh.bender@directsupply.com

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 2007
  • Interests and/or Hobbies: Spending time with family, sports, hunting and fishing

Dan Duthie

  • Member
  • 920-980-6138
  • danandkatieacres@gmail.com

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 2015
  • Interests and/or Hobbies:  Soccer and farming

Ben Klink

  • Member
  • 414-403-1701
  • dirk_steele@hotmail.com

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 2010
  • Interests and/or Hobbies: Camping in the summer and snowmobiling and ice fishing in the winter

Jason Senfleben

  • Member
  • 414-587-5294
  • jason.senfleben@gmail.com

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 2013
  • Interests and/or Hobbies: Spending time with family and friends, playing and watching sports and playing guitar.

Elders

The Board of Elders coordinates the following areas of ministry at Peace:

  • Ensure that the congregation remains true to the word of God in all that it does.
  • Oversee the planning and coordination of the worship services so that they edifying and God-pleasing.
  • Bring the Law and Gospel to the strayed and straying.
  • Ensure that the spiritual and personal needs of called workers are appropriately met.
  • Develop and oversee a ministry by and for seniors within the congregation and community.
  • Oversee all active groups not under any other board.

Kurt Bilitz

  • Chairman
  • 414-759-9863
  • kbilitz@peacehartford.org

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 2015
  • Interests and/or Hobbies: Spending time with family and friends, outdoors, fishing, golfing, & live music.

Stan Cole

  • Member
  • 253-394-2955
  • scole3549@gmail.com

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 2016
  • Interests:  Traveling, Yard work, Grilling out, Assembling puzzles, Entertaining grandchildren

Steve Held

  • Member
  • 920-960-6458
  • 4stevenheld@gmail.com

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 2012
  • Interests and/or Hobbies: Spending time at cottage near Wautoma, Wisconsin and being with grandchildren as much as possible.

Adam Zastrow

  • Member
  • 262-707-7838
  • agzastr@gmail.com

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 2006
  • Interests and/or Hobbies: Spending time with family. Disk golf, watching movies, cutting wood, Video Games, recreational firearms shooting.

Leon Schmidt

  • Member
  • 262-224-4113
  • leonschmidt581@hotmail.com

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 1967
  • Interests and/or Hobbies: Playing sports, spending time with family, and hanging out with my congregation

Gary Zastrow

  • Member
  • 920-382-3624
  • cowsurenew2@gmail.com

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 2011
  • Interests and/or Hobbies: Work—that’s all I have time for, and it is also what I enjoy.

Outreach

The Board of Outreach coordinates the following areas of ministry at Peace:

  • Evangelism committee
  • Worship greeters
  • Visitor followup
  • New member assimilation
  • New resident visits
  • Community publicity
  • Outreach event planning
  • Support of WELS Home and World mission

Josh Schoemann

  • Chairman
  • 920-229-1893
  • jschoemann@peacehartford.org

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 2010
  • Interests and/or Hobbies: hunting, fishing, outdoors, Highschool/College wrestling, baseball, football and other sports.

Jonathan Agenten

  • Member
  • 262-714-2135
  • jagenten@yahoo.com

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 2016

Ryan Woody

  • Member
  • 414-526-1485
  • rwoody@mwl-law.com

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 2014
  • Interests and/or Hobbies: Enjoys music, camping and hiking.

Property

The Board of Properties coordinates the following areas of ministry at Peace:

  • Maintenance committee
  • Contract administration
  • Facility maintenance staff
  • Facility use policies and procedures
  • Campus projects

Kyle Liesener

Personal

  • Peace Member since 1995
  • Interest and Hobbies: Spending time with family, Camping, Riding Dirt Bikes, and Riding Mountain Bikes

Jack Arfstrom

  • Member
  • 920-474-7372
  • jkarfstrom@gmail.com

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 1994
  • Interests and/or Hobbies: Boating, hunting, fishing, wood working

Steve Tamminga

  • Member
  • 262-670-8428
  • none

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 2007
  • Interests and/or Hobbies: golfing, Dart Ball, reading and working around house.

Youth & Family

The Board of Youth and Family Ministry coordinates the following areas of ministry at Peace:

  • Teens Of Peace (TOPS)
  • Sunday School
  • Family Ministry
  • Vacation Bible School
  • Lutheran Pioneers
  • College Ministry
  • Camp Phillip

Lee Lamon

  • Chairman
  • 920-212-0142
  • leenaj1128@gmail.com

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 2009
  • Interests and/or Hobbies: Spending time with family, going to Pike Lake, visiting waterparks and family.

Paul Boxrud

  • Member
  • 262-623-1724
  • boxrudp@gmail.com

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 2006
  • Interests and/or Hobbies: Spending time with my kids, camping, skiing, Packers and Brewers

Eric Wichman

  • Member
  • 920-312-0404
  • ewiechman12@gmail.com

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 2016
  • Interests and/or Hobbies: Hunting, Fishing, Sporting Clays, Traveling, Attending sporting events