Pastor Ken Brummel

Pastor Ken and his wife Dawn have been married for 29 years. Ken has a B.S. Technology Education – 1984 from U.W. Stout, Menomonie, WI. and a Master of Divinity – 1989 from Maranatha Baptist Graduate School of Theology, Watertown, WI. Ken and Dawn have five children and two grandchildren.  Ken and Dawn enjoy biking, kayaking, watching […]

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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 […]


Kevin Swedberg

Kevin Swedberg is married to Jeni and is father of JD, Jessica, and Bekah. Kevin works at Faith Christian School as a High School teacher in Bible, Math and Physics. He loves being a life-long learner studying the principles of servant-leadership and healthy communities.


Bruce Russell, Sr.

I am the husband of Bernice Russell. We have 5 children; 13 Grand daughters, 7 Grand sons and 1 great grandchild. I am a retired journeyman electrician and also possess an Associate’s Degree from the Milwaukee School of Engineering. For most of my Christian life, I have been passionate about leading others to Christ, 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.  […]


Rick Snodie

Rick and his wife Sarah have been married since 1984 and have 2 grown children. They have been attending Southern Lakes Church since 2003. Rick is currently serving as an Elder and leads the Lion Chaser’s Men’s Bible study on Thursday evenings. Rick enjoys the hobby of genealogy.


Chuck Cousens

I am very grateful that I was brought up in a Christian home where the Bible was read, taught, and practiced. Sunday meant going to Church. Those Biblical principles led me to work at Word of Life in Schroon Lake, NY the end of my junior and senior year of high school. It was there […]

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Jane Nelson

Jane has called Southern Lakes 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 33 years. They live in a wooded area north of […]


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 […]


Penny Sonheim

I am the mother of 4 adult children and 4.5 grand babies (one due in Feb ’18). My son Christopher (Katrina) have Bentley (2.5) and Isabella (2 mo.). Danny has Noah (12.5) and Mackenzie (10) who live in Missouri with their mom. Rickey (Zoe) are expecting their first child in Feb ’18. Brittany is a […]