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.

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

Josh Bender

  • Congregation President
  • 414-238-7788
  • Josh.Bender@directsupply.com

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 2008
  • Interests and/or Hobbies: Fishing, Hunting, Boating, Attending kid’s activities

Mark Smrz

  • Congregation Vice-President
  • 414-731-4458
  • mark.smrz@gmail.com

Personal

  • Member of Peace for 1 year
  • Interests and/or Hobbies: Badger Athletics, Packers, Brewers, Fishing, Travel

Ben Koepsell

  • Congregation Secretary
  • 414-349-0642
  • benckoepsell@gmail.com

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 1983
  • Interests and/or Hobbies: Pumpkin Farming and raising my three boys

Kelly Wendorff

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

Personal

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

Steve Randazzo

  • Congregation Treasurer
  • 262-227-9536
  • randazzosr10@gmail.com

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 1999
  • Interests and/or Hobbies: Reading, Walking, Traveling, Camp Phillip, Family!

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

Kevin Bauer

  • Chairman
  • 262-475-4571
  • klbauer33@gmail.com

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 2019
  • Interests and/or Hobbies: Spending time with family, and UTV riding

Bill Pfund

  • Member (Fellowship)
  • 608-436-8440
  • wcpfund@sbcglobal.net

Personal

  • Member at Peace since 2017
  • Interests and/or Hobbies: Hunting, fishing, hiking, biking and going to church.

John Priesgen

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

Personal

  • Member of Peace for over 60 years
  • Interests and/or Hobbies: Bible Studies, American & World History, Travel, Fishing, & Home Maintenance

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.

Adam Zastrow

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

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 2006
  • Interests and/or Hobbies: Raising Animals on Hobby Farm, Financial/Retirement Planning, Podcasts, Christian Hip Hop, and striving to become a better husband and father

Rich Ash

  • Member
  • 507-217-1662
  • richardash@gmail.com

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 2012

Scott Koller

  • Member
  • 920-988-2376
  • skoller60@gmail.com

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 2010

Roger Wahl

  • Member
  • 920-463-0312
  • 22wahls@gmail.com

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 2020
  • Interests and/or Hobbies: Reading especially theological books, Stamp collecting, Letter writing

Dan Callies

  • Member
  • 414-840-5433
  • jthrams88@gmail.com

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 2015
  • Interests and/or Hobbies: Family and keeping active.

Scotty Schara

  • Member
  • 262-397-7165
  • scottyschara@gmail.com

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 2018
  • Interests and/or Hobbies: Training and Raising two mini Dachshunds, doing voice overs for audio books, mowing grass at Peace and singing in choir

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

Peter Trapp

  • Chairman
  • 414-517-0533
  • petertrapp11@gmail.com

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 2017
  • Interests and/or Hobbies: Spending time with family, watching Badgers, Packers, Bucks, and Brewers

Josh Deppe

  • Member
  • 414-255-4114
  • jdeppe12@alumni.uwosh.edu

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 2018
  • Interests and/or Hobbies: Camping, sports, riding motorcycle, golf, fitness (running and crossfit) and giving back to the veteran community.

Eric Wiechman

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

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 2016
  • Interests and/or Hobbies:Hunting, Fishing, Sporting Clays, Golf, Traveling, Taking the family to Marquette basketball games!

Billy Hyer

  • Member
  • 843-647-9383
  • bhyer@peacehartford.org

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 2019

Noah Mayer

  • Member
  • 651-261-0098
  • nmayer@peacehartforfd.org

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 2018
  • Interests and/or Hobbies: Coaching, Sporting Events, Hunting & Fishing

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

Michael Vandehey

  • Chairman
  • 414-651-1670
  • michaelpvandehey@gmail.com

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 2020
  • Interests and/or Hobbies: Spending time with family.

Jamie Hennen

  • Member
  • 262-224-4383
  • hennen@charter.net

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 2013
  • Interests and/or Hobbies: Spending time with the family including our 2 dogs, anything baseball (watching, playing, and collecting), and fishing (in the sun or on the ice)!

Vacant

Outreach

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

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

Tony Smidl

  • Chairman
  • 262-224-5393
  • smidl2smidl@gmail.com

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 2017
  • Hobbies and Interests: Football, Soccer, Cross-Fit, Running

Alex Palmieri

  • Member
  • 414-750-6163
  • alexpalmieri123@gmail.com

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 2015

Alex Pflughoeft

  • Member
  • 262-510-3764
  • pflugho2@gmail.com

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 2020

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

Jeff Feutz

  • Chairman
  • 262-673-6732
  • jefferyfeutz@gmail.com

Personal

  • Long time Peace Member
  • Camping, Hiking & Kayaking

David Arndt

  • Member
  • 307-751-0581
  • darndt59@gmail.com

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 2018

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.