Pastors and Staff

 

Pastor Glen and Beth Schmiege
Pictured: Pastor Glen and Beth Schmiege
Pastor

Glen Schmiege
pschmiege@eastsidelutheran.org
244-3045 ext. 13

Pastor Schmiege spent his boyhood on a small farm in rural Michigan. He is the youngest of three brothers. Because he thought he might want to become a teacher, he enrolled at Michigan Lutheran Seminary, a WELS supported preparatory high school.  He continued his education at Northwestern College in Watertown, Wisconsin.  Having decided to pursue the pastoral ministry, he completed his studies at Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary in Mequon, Wisconsin.

Prior to coming to Eastside, Pastor Schmiege served a small mission congregation in Keystone Heights, Florida.

Pastor Schmiege and his wife, Beth, have been blessed with three sons and three daughters. Pastor Schmiege enjoys travel and is an avid spectator of sports at any level.

Pastor Schmiege values the diversity of gifts that God has given to the members of Eastside and the willingness of so many people to use those gifts to contribute to the ministry of the Gospel here. He and his family are especially grateful for the educational resources and opportunities that Eastside provides for families.

Pastor Nathan and Jennifer Berg and Family
Pictured: Pastor Nathan and Jennifer Berg and Family
Pastor

Nathan Berg 
nberg@eastsidelutheran.org
244-3045 ext. 12

Pastor Berg was born May 23, 1978 in Garden Grove, California. He attended King of Kings Lutheran Grade School in Garden Grove until the spring of 1988. His family then relocated to Fond du Lac, Wisconsin where he finished out his grade school years at Faith Lutheran School. Pastor attended Winnebago Lutheran Academy and graduated in 1996. He attended Martin Luther College in New Ulm, MN, receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2000. He then enrolled in Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary in Mequon, WI. Part of his seminary instruction included a one year vicar call to Bay Pines Lutheran Church in Seminole, FL, under the supervision of Pastor David Priebe. He received his Master of Divinity degree from Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary in 2004 and was assigned to Peace and St. Paul Lutheran Churches in Cataract, WI. In 2006, Peace and St. Paul merged to form Faith Lutheran Church. In 2007, Faith began worship services in Black River Falls, WI as a mission outreach while maintaining services in Cataract. In 2011, Faith was blessed to build a new worship facility in Black River Falls and maintains a dual-site ministry to this day.

Pastor Berg was married to Jennifer Petermann of Saukville, WI on July 7, 2001. They have four children: Emma (12) Chloe (10) Aidan (8) and Benjamin (5).

Outside of ministry, Pastor Berg enjoys spending time with his family. He is an avid Wisconsin (Packers, Brewers, Badgers) sports fan. He enjoys playing just about any sport and has actively coached his children’s teams and officiated Football, Basketball, and Baseball on the varsity level.

Anne Heller
Deaconess

Mrs. Anne Heller
aheller@eastsidelutheran.org
244-3045 ext. 19

I'll tell you a little of my background.  I was born to an English Mom and an American Father.  During my growing up years I lived in Milwaukee where I attended Mt. Lebanon Lutheran Grade School and Wisconsin Lutheran High School.  I graduated from Dr. Martin Luther College in New Ulm , Minnesota which is our training school for the teaching ministry.  Upon graduation I served  at St. John-St. James in Reedsville, Wisconsin, then at St. John's in Newtonburg, Wisconsin, and presently here at Eastside Lutheran.  In addition to my teaching call, I also serve as Deaconess where I minister to congregation members in a variety of fascets.  My family consists of my husband Allen, my two children, and my son-in-law.  I am a lover of animals of which I have six and I also sport a motorcycle which I love driving. May the Lord bless and keep you.

Wendy Fluegge and family
Pictured: Wendy Fluegge and family
Church Secretary

Wendy Fluegge
churchoffice@eastsidelutheran.org

 

 



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