Pastor David H. Baumgarn

Administrative Assistant

KIRA PETERS attended Viterbo University and Saint Mary’s University of Winona. When she's not working, she is in her studio or visiting family and friends. 

of Communication

MARTHA KEEFFE keeps the Shepherd of the Hills family informed about upcoming church and community events via social media, in-house communications and mailings. In her free time, you'll find her mountain biking, hiking, running, skiing, etc...

Organist and Choir Director

KAYE LEHRMAN attended Luther College and the University of Iowa, majoring in music. She lives with her husband, Wayne,  and has a Guinea pig rescue sanctuary. 

Jeanette Baumgarn

Alayna Matthews


ROB WESSLER came to La Crosse 50 years ago to teach at UWL. He became the choir director at Faith Lutheran and later became Director of Music at Shepherd of the Hills. He currently serves as an accompanist for the choir.
In addition, Rob has spent his summers in Haiti where he directed a boy's choir. 

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