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St. Paul's Lutheran School Faculty & Staff

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Rev. Peter Snyder

Missing Student ID-5Principal, Catechism

revsnyder@stpaulhw.com

Pastor Snyder is a born and raised Wisconsinite who has served at St. Paul since 2009. He and his wife Jenell (also born and raised in Wisconsin) have been married since 1993. They have 4 adult children and 5 grandchildren. They love this area and this part of Wisconsin, both the people and the countryside. They are thankful to be a part of the ministry of St. Paul, sharing the good news of forgiveness and life in Jesus.

Besides spending time with family and horses (Jenell's passion), the Snyders enjoy the outdoors and traveling. Wisconsin sports are also something Pastor Snyder likes to follow..

Education

B.A.—Northwestern College, Watertown, WI (1990)

M.Div.—Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, Mequon, WI (1994)

Pastoral Experience

Prince of Peace Ev. Lutheran Church, Howell, MI (1994-1998)

Beautiful Savior Ev. Lutheran Church, College Station, TX (1998-2003)

St. Peter Ev. Lutheran Church, Appleton, WI (2003-2005)

Michigan Lutheran Seminary, Saginaw, MI - Director of Mission Advancement (2006-2009)

Shepherd of the Lakes Ev. Lutheran Church, Fenton, MI (2008-2009)

St. Paul Ev. Lutheran Church, Hillsboro & Wonewoc, WI (2009–Present)


Mrs. Valerie Hagemann

Grades 6–8

vhagemann@stpaulhw.com

Amore et studio elucidande veritas hec subscripta disputabuntur Wittenberge, Presidente R.P. Martino Lutter, Artium et S. Theologie Magistro eiusdemque ibidem lectore Ordinario. Quare petit, ut qui non possunt verbis presentes nobiscum disceptare agant id literis absentes. In nomine domini nostri Hiesu Christi. Amen.

Education

Dr. Martin Luther College, New Ulm, MN (1978)

Teaching Experience

St. Paul's Lutheran School, Wonewoc, WI (19xx–Present)

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Miss Syndey Peterson

Grades 5–6

speterson@stpaulhw.com

Amore et studio elucidande veritas hec subscripta disputabuntur Wittenberge, Presidente R.P. Martino Lutter, Artium et S. Theologie Magistro eiusdemque ibidem lectore Ordinario. Quare petit, ut qui non possunt verbis presentes nobiscum disceptare agant id literis absentes. In nomine domini nostri Hiesu Christi. Amen.

Education

Teaching Experience

St. Paul's Lutheran School, Wonewoc, WI (2022–Present)

Mr. Matthew Wurster

Grades 3 & 4

mwurster@stpaulhw.com

You’ve probably seen Mr. Wurster around the St. Paul’s campuses the past few years.  He’s been a member here for the past few years.  The Hillsboro campus was his “home” congregation and the church where he grew up.

Mr. Wurster attended Martin Luther Preparatory School in Prairie du Chien and Luther High School in Onalaska. He then attended Martin Luther College in New Ulm, Minnesota where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary and Secondary education.

Mr. Wurster was called to teach 9th and 10th grade religion at Minnesota Valley Lutheran High School.  He also coached football and weightlifting.  He served as the weight training coach for spring athletics as well. Mr. Wurster was then called to serve at Trinity Lutheran in Belle Plaine, MN.  He taught 5th and 6th grades and served as athletic director. He also coached volleyball, track, cross country, and softball.

In his free time, Mr. Wurster enjoys watching sports and movies, studying languages, listening to music, and discussing locally made beverages.

Favorite Books: The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster, Band of Brothers by Stephen Ambrose, and Night by Elie Wiesel

Favorite Bible passage: John 15:5 (Confirmation Verse)

Education

Martin Luther College, New Ulm, MN (xxxx)

Teaching Experience

St. Paul's Lutheran School, Wonewoc, WI (2022–Present)

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Mrs. Helen Rick

Grades 1 & 2

hrick@stpaulhw.com

Amore et studio elucidande veritas hec subscripta disputabuntur Wittenberge, Presidente R.P. Martino Lutter, Artium et S. Theologie Magistro eiusdemque ibidem lectore Ordinario. Quare petit, ut qui non possunt verbis presentes nobiscum disceptare agant id literis absentes. In nomine domini nostri Hiesu Christi. Amen.

Education

Dr. Martin Luther College, New Ulm, MN (1981)

Teaching Experience

St. Paul's Lutheran School, Wonewoc, WI (19xx–Present)


Miss Annalies Brander

PreK & Kindergarten

abrander@stpaulhw.com

Annalies serves as the preschool and kindergarten teacher as well as the 5/6 grade geography teacher. In addition to her teaching duties, Annalies also works with the committees exploring the possibility of opening an early childhood center. She is also working on her Master's degree through Martin Luther College.

Annalies grew up in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. In her spare time, Annalies enjoys camping, skiing, baking, cooking, and playing board games.

Education

Martin Luther College, New Ulm, MN (2018)

Teaching Experience

St. Paul's Lutheran School, Wonewoc, WI (2018–Present)

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Mrs. Jan Fick

Missing Student ID-3Administrative Assistant

office@stpaulhw.com

Jan has served in various capacities at St. Paul for the last 39 years and has been secretary/administrative assisitant since 2010. The thing she enjoys most about her work is the joy in Jesus that she sees in the children of St. Paul's School.

Jan grew up in the Hillsboro area and graduated from Hillsboro High School in 1973. She and her husband, Steve were married in 1974.

Jan and Steve enjoy gardening, day trips, and long walks with their dogs in their free time.

Rev. Jacob Limpert

Missing Student ID-4Catechism

revlimpert@stpaulhw.com

Pastor Jacob Limpert is well-acquainted with Christian education; from staring pre-school in 1998 to graduating from Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary in 2020, he's spent his entire academic career in Lutheran schools. As one of the pastors at St. Paul Lutheran, his duties in the classroom include teaching Catechism in the upper grades. He also serves in leading weekly chapel on Fridays and in helping provide spiritual care and support for the St. Paul's School family: students, parents, and faculty.

Pastor Limpert grew up in Rochester, MN. He and his wife, Jessica, were united in marriage on June 6, 2020. Together, Pastor and Jess enjoy getting cozy with a good book, hiking, gardening, and taking care of their cats and dog.

Education

B.A.—Martin Luther College, New Ulm, MN (2016)

M.Div.—Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, Mequon, WI (2020)

Pastoral Experience

St. Paul Ev. Lutheran Church, Hillsboro & Wonewoc, WI (2020–Present)