Our last staff picture as Herb and Angie retired today (May 28, 2014) after our staff meeting this morning. Till we meet again, it's going to be amazing!
Pastor Mike Woods, Lead Pastor
is married to Karen and together they enjoy their children, Matt and Cassidy. Mike spends his quality time family camping and hiking, his devotional time in listening prayer, and his playtime on the volleyball court. Mike has served Prince of Peace since December of 1999.
Pastor Kent Johnson, Associate Pastor
has served as an interim pastor in Gays Mills and Soldiers
Grove, as well as Trinity Lutheran in La Crosse. His wife Lee and their
children moved to La Crosse in 2000 when Kent was called to serve as
the associate pastor at English Lutheran. Pastor Kent loves the gifts
of the global church, and has devoted his pastoral ministry to working
for what is fair for God's people. Once a competitive runner, Kent now
enjoys cycling through the coulees of Wisconsin and Minnesota.
Pastor Kent was installed as our 2/3 time Associate Pastor of Prince of Peace on August 10, 2014.
Cathy Beardmore, Director of Growth Ministries,
has worked with children, youth, and families at Prince of Peace since the fall of 2004. She has been a long time member of the congregation and also serves as a teacher for our Peli Preschool. When not at the church she's enjoying time with her husband Gary and their two sons, often in river related activities.
Michelle Tetzlaff, Office Manager,
became a staff member at Prince of Peace in January of 2001. Michelle and her husband Aaron lives in La Crescent and have two girls, Chelby and Sara. She treasures her family play time. She also enjoys gardening and motorcycling with her husband and friends.
David Thesing, Custodian,
is a lifelong resident of La Crescent and has been maintaining Prince of Peace since December 1999. He enjoys doing lawn care, talking about the weather, the Vikings and current events. His interests include football and basketball. He also enjoys collecting football cards of the 1960ís and 1970ís.