Ministry Leaders


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 […]


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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

Bob Nelson

Bob Nelson

Bob and his wife Jane have been married for more than 34 years. They live in a wooded area north of Elkhorn and thoroughly enjoy the varied wildlife that wanders into their back yard. Bob is a Realtor with Coldwell Banker The Real Estate Group and is the Assistant Managing Broker for the Lake Geneva office. Bob […]

Chuck Sweetman, Pastor, Director of Spiritual Care

Chuck Sweetman

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 one […]

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 […]