Meet the Team

Staff

Rev. Dr. Tony Prinsen

Pastor Tony has an easy laugh and a heart for living out Jesus’ call to serve, invite, and worship with all ages. He was called by Emmanuel Lutheran Church in January 2018 following previous ministries…

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Rev. Lydia Posselt

Pastor Lydia is a lifelong Lutheran who loves to try new things. She joined Emmanual in December 2020 after serving in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, though she grew up in Wisconsin and attended Wartburg College…

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Kathy Uffleman

Kathy Uffelman

Before joining Emmanuel in 2008, Kathy served as Education/Family Minister at Saint Andrew in Centreville, Virginia for 11 years.  She is crazy about the ELCA, considers herself a Jesus Freak, passionate about sharing her faith…

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Christian Marbach

Christian Marbach

Christian joined the Emmanuel team in February 2020. Growing up in Texas, he was blessed to have a youth group that went to church camp and met regularly. He has worked at churches and camps…

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David Campbell

David has served in the role of Office Manager at Emmanuel since May of 2015.  While his education is in business administration and he spent well over a decade working in finance and accounting, he…

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Phil Charlwood

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Kara Rider

Kara Rider

Kara joined Emmanuel in February of 2017 as a part time bookkeeper. She enjoys supporting the staff and our wonderful volunteers with their needs for info as to financial items for ELC. She also enjoys…

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Alison Morgan

Alison’s journey with Emmanuel began 11 years ago when she enrolled her first child in the preschool. Upon entering the halls of ELP, Alison immediately fell in love with the school. The teachers warmly welcomed her family and…

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Maureen Barrett

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Geoff Pemble

Geoff has been leading contemporary music at Emmanuel for more than 20 years with the praise and worship band “Revelation” — providing weekly music during worship services, working with youth musicians, and collaborating with the…

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Terry Olenchuk

Terry has been a member of Emmanuel’s praise band, “Revelation”, since 2008.  In 2017, he assumed the role of Revelation Administrator, where he is responsible for all the source material, software, and slides for the…

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Selenia Marquina

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Congregational Council

Gerri Walsh

Council President

Steve Montgomery

Council Vice President

Jeanine Montgomery

Treasurer

Shannon Gray

Secretary

Sarah Bohn

2022-2023 Council

Matt Brown

2022-2023 Council

Mary Michelsen

2022-2023 Council

Sheri Schaffer

2022-2023 Council

Ted Sienknecht

2022-2023 Council

Job Openings at Emmanuel Lutheran

We are hiring! You can view full job descriptions on our employment page. All applications or inquiries can be sent to applications@elcvienna.org.