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
  • 262-673-3811 x121
  • 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

Martin Spriggs

  • Congregation Chairman
  • 414-559-1752
  • mspriggs@peacehartford.org

Personal

  • Hobbies: Hiking, Golf, Tennis, Running, Photography
  • Member of Peace since 2004

Josh Bender

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

Personal

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

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.

Don Desjarlais

  • Congregation Secretary
  • 563-723-1919
  • dondesjarlais@outlook.com

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 2018
  • Interests and/or Hobbies:  Hunting, fishing, and avid wrestling fan

Troy Hagen

  • Congregation Treasurer
  • 262-227-9536
  • hagen.troy@gmail.com

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 2008
  • Interests and/or Hobbies:  Enjoys camping and watching kids play basketball and soccer. Also volunteers as HUHS swim coach.

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

Tony Smidl

  • Chairman
  • 920-224-5393
  • smidl2smidl@gmail.com

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 2017

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

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

Ben Klink

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

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 2010
  • Interests and/or Hobbies: Snowmobiles, Motorcycle, Camping, Travel with Family & Friends

Peter Trapp

  • Member
  • 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

Dan Duthie

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

Personal

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

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

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

James Thrams

  • Member
  • 262-623-4774
  • jthrams88@gmail.com

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 2013

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

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

Leon Schmidt

  • Chairman
  • 262-244-4113
  • leonschmidt581@hotmail.com

Personal

  • Life long Peace Member

Alex Palmieri

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

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 2015

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

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.

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

Richard Leunig

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

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 2015
  • Interests and/or Hobbies: Spending time with family, Hunting, Fishing, Hiking, or anything in the Great Outdoors, Reading about History among many other things

Del Trevorrow

  • Member
  • 262-224-6496
  • stacylks@hotmail.com

Personal

  • Member of Peace since 2017
  • Interests and/or Hobbies: Spending time with my kids, hunting, fishing, archery and football.

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