Meet Our Pastor
Pastor Claire Ackelow
Pastor Claire (she/they) is a “Cradle Lutheran” who grew up at Holy Communion Lutheran Church in Racine, WI. She is a second career pastor with a background in Education. She did her undergrad work at University Wisconsin-Parkside, where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Art and Spanish. She spent about a decade teaching, beginning with Head Start and ending with Special Needs High School students. She earned her Master’s Degree from Wartburg Theological Seminary in Dubuque, IA. She spent her three-month Clinical Pastoral Education (Chaplaincy) program at NCH in Naples, FL and spent her year-long internship in Coos Bay, OR at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church.
Pastor Claire is married to her wonderful wife, Jules (she/they), and they have two dogs. She enjoys Harry Potter, art of all kinds, and spending time with her family.
Barbara 'Barb' Brewster
Barb is a charter member of Faith. She has been the church organist since 1964, serves on Altar Guild, is Faith's coordinator for Loaves and Fishes, and a volunteer at Center for Lay Ministries.
Patti has been a member at Faith Lutheran since 1979. She took on the roll as church secretary in 2005. She is semi-retired, a mother to 3 adult children and recently became a first time grandmother to her beautiful granddaughter. She enjoys serving the church in her capacity as secretary.
Kristina Peter- Nursery
Felicity Hawkins - Nursery
Cathie Wheat - Office Assistant
Carol Taylor - Education
Scott Rife- Custodian
Tami Czerwonka - Custodian
Bill Holman - President
Bruce Miller - Vice President
Ken Hawkins - Financial Secretary
Mark Ginn- Secretary
Fred Czerwonka - Treasurer