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 has given them. Josiah has his Bachelor’s in […]


Penny Sonheim

I am the mother of 4 adult children and 5 grand babies. My son Christopher (Katrina) have Bentley and Isabella. Danny has Noah and Mackenzie who live in Missouri with their mom. Rickey (Zoe) had their first child in Feb ’18. Brittany is a Certified Vet Tech and her animals are her babies. I have been attending […]


Matt Brady

Matt Brady grew up in the Lake Geneva area where he attended Calvary Community Church and graduated from Faith Christian School. Matt graduated from Cedarville University with a degree in History and Secondary Education, and it was here that he met his wife Melinda. Missions was always a passion, and while at Cedarville, Matt was […]

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Dawn Brummel

Dawn has been married to Pastor Ken since 1989, and they have 5 children and 5 grandchildren. Dawn has worked in a variety of ministries within the churches they’ve served, and she especially loves serving in women’s ministry. She leads Bible studies, counsels, and teaches a women’s leadership class.  Dawn’s passion is to help women […]

Bob Nelson

Bob Nelson

Bob and his wife Jane have been married for more than 35 years. They have called Southern Lakes EFC their church home since 2002. They live in a wooded area north of Elkhorn and thoroughly enjoy the varied wildlife that wanders into their back yard. Bob has been involved in various church leadership roles over the years and considers […]

Milo Eldridge, Deacon Team

Milo Eldridge

Milo and his family have been attending Southern Lakes since 2000. He, his wife Cindy, and his son Luke, live a few miles outside of Waterford where they raise chickens and have a few fruit trees and grape vines. Milo’s and Cindy’s three oldest children are married or are about to be married. They have […]

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Jane Nelson

Jane and her husband Bob have called Southern Lakes their 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 Bob have been  married for more than 36 years. They live in […]

Jeanie Raidl, Impact Community Outreach Team Leader

Jeanie Raidl

Jeanie and Frank have been attending Southern Lakes since they saw the new building grow right out of the prairie. Jeanie serves as the “boss” of the Impact Team. She has been a part of that since its beginning. She also serves in the Children’s Ministry. She says kids are her bag but she likes […]


Marty & Kathy O’Brien

Marty and Kathy O’Brien have been attending SLEFC since November 2004 and became Members shortly after that. Marty has served on the Board of Trustees, Ushers Team, and Communion Team. Kathy has served as a Bible Study Leader, on the Ushers Team, and Communion Team. Currently, both serve on the Communion Team and coordinate the Ushers […]