Mrs Potempa
Mrs Potempa

Hi! My name is Kiara Potempa and I graduated from Martin Luther College in 2003 with my degree in education and a minor in music. When I graduated, I received my first call to serve this congregation and school in Palos Heights. Several years...

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Miss Tupper
Miss Tupper

Hello! My name is Miss Kelsie Tupper. I was born and raised in Minocqua, WI. I am an only child, and my parents, Bob and Debi, still live in Minocqua.  I attended Luther Preparatory School in Watertown, WI, and then continued my education at...

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Mrs Sochacki
Mrs Sochacki

Hi! My name is Michelle Sochacki and I graduated from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale with a degree in Psychology. Initially my career path led me to work in various business related positions that included recruiting, customer service...

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Mrs Spain
Mrs Spain

Hello, my name is Chelsea Spain. I am very excited to be on the staff at Trusting Hearts. This will be my first year as a teacher’s aide. I was born and raised in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Some hobbies I enjoy are reading, hiking, swimming, kayaking...

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Pastor Colin Rieke
Pastor Colin Rieke

Pastor Colin Rieke spent a majority of his early childhood growing up in southern Africa as his dad was a missionary there. Pastor Rieke lived in Zambia and Malawi until beginning High School at Luther Preparatory School in Watertown, WI. Upon...

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Nicole Potempa
Nicole Potempa

I am a lifelong member of the WELS. My husband and I were members at Palos Lutheran for about 15 years before recently transferring to Zion Lutheran in Crete. My 2 children both attended the Trusting Hearts program and upon completion we made the...

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