Pastor Mike Wells

Pastor Mike Wells has been married to Sue for over 43 years. They have lived in 6 states and their home is in western Pennsylvania where their 2 adopted daughters and their husbands live with 3 grandchildren. Mike served the same church in Pa for 30 years – 10 as the student ministry pastor and […]


Bill Rima

Bill and his wife are long-time members of Southern Lakes.  Both of them are retired educators and have truly treasured the opportunity to serve and be a part of the Southern Lakes family.  They have one son, Tyler, who resides in Chicago.  When not involved in church ministry, Bill enjoys substitute teaching, camping, and hiking.  […]

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Mike Kasun

Mike and Debbie Kasun have been Married since 1987 and have been members of Southern Lakes Evangelical Free Church since 2005. They first met at the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design. Mike is a freelance Illustrator / designer who works on projects locally and around the country. Mike and Debbie have 3 children, Bryan, Stephanie and […]

Chuck Sweetman, Pastor, Director of Spiritual Care

Chuck Sweetman

Pastor Chuck has been married to one woman his entire life.  He and Karen have four children (Sean, Heather, Alyssa and one waiting for them in Heaven). They praise God that they, and their spouses, each have a strong relationship with Christ. They also have eight grandchildren (one on the way) and thank God that one by […]


Lynn Dorsey

Lynn and her family have been attending Southern Lakes since 2000. Lynn has served in Beginner’s Ministry (now called Kids Connection Preschool-Nursery) at Southern Lakes for many years. She came on staff in 2013 as the Director of Children’s Ministries. She has a heart for children and a passion to teach them about God and His […]

Josiah Stukenberg

Josiah Stukenberg

Josiah began serving at Southern Lakes at the age of eleven. He has always been surrounded by ministry and grew up in a ministry family. He has a passion for serving, leading, and equipping God’s people and encouraging them to serve God with the gifts that he’s given them. He is currently an online student […]

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Jane Nelson

Jane has called Southern Lakes EFC her church home since 2002. She has been a part of the Staff Team since November of 2009 and considers it a joy to work alongside the other staff members while assisting ministry leaders and the congregation. Jane and her husband Bob have been married for over 31 years. They live in a wooded area north […]


Kerrie Vyskocil

Kerrie and her family have called Southern Lakes EFC home since 2004. She has been married for 20 years and has six children. Kerrie and her family have been involved with different ministries throughout the years. She has served in the Nursery, Vacation Bible School, Pre-School Class, 5-6th Grade Sunday School Class and is currently […]


Penny Sonheim

Penny has four children, her daughter being widely recognized as the “best daughter ever”.  She currently holds two jobs.  She keeps an international plastic inject molding business afloat and she cares for the facilities at Southern Lakes.  In addition she cares for more animals than the local animal shelter.  She is constantly helping others and […]

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Bob and Jane Nelson

Bob and Jane have called Southern Lakes EFC their church home since 2002. They enjoy encouraging and supporting the members of the Greeters, Welcome Center Team, Ambassadors and Team Java. These are the folks you encounter each time you enter the church on Sunday mornings. As they serve alongside these teams it is their common goal to show […]