Pastor Mike Woods

Lead Pastor

Mike is married to Karen and together they enjoy their children, Matt and Cassidy. He spends his quality family time 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

Kent 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. He was installed as our 2/3 time Associate Pastor of Prince of Peace on August 10, 2014.

Cathy Beardmore

Director of Youth Ministries

Cathy 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 just retired from teaching 21 years in 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.

Chris Gustafson

Director of Music Ministry

Chris joined the staff at Prince of Peace in August 2014. She serves as music coordinator, worship accompanist, and director of bell choir ministries. Chris, along with her husband David, have two adult daughters. When not making music, Chris enjoys gardening and cooking, reading, learning, and teaching.

Michelle Tetzlaff

Office Manager

Michelle became a staff member at Prince of Peace in January of 2001. Michelle and her husband, Aaron, live 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.

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