Pastor Rev. Inwha Shon
Pastor Inwha is originally from S. Korea and grew up in the family of a Methodist Pastor who served more than 35 years. He went to Methodist Theological Seminary in Seoul, Korea and started his ministry at the Youth Center in Wonju, Korea, served as an associate pastor in Seoul, Korea, and served as a military chaplain for 6 years. Since completing discipleship training school by YWAM, he had many mission trips to Japan, Costa Rica, Tajikistan, Russia, and Hopi Native American, AZ.
Certified Spiritual Director
Completed the Doctor of Ministry Course, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, Evanston, IL. 2021
M.Div & MASM at United Theological Seminary, Dayton, OH. 2006, 2008
Th.M, Methodist Theological Seminary, Seoul, S. Korea. 1991
BA, Methodist Theological Seminary, Seoul, S. Korea. 1988
Military Chaplain, 6 years, Korean Army. 1992-1998
Kathryn Steere, Administrative Assistant
Kathryn grew up in Black River Falls where she attended school until she moved to Las Vegas in 1991. She returned to Black River Falls in 2011 to raise her 3 children and be with family that have resided here for years. Kathryn attended Western Technical College where she earned an associate degree in administration.
Suzanne Goldsmith, Youth Director
Suzanne has been a member of the Church for more than 30 years. She has taught Sunday School, served on various committees, is part of the UWF and has been a staff member for the youth for more than 20 years. She and her husband, Rich, have been married for 33 years and they have 6 children and 7 grandchildren.
Amanda Lang, Music Director
Amanda Lang is originally from Baraboo, Wisconsin. She grew up in the Methodist Church with a mother, grandfather and great-grandfather who were all Methodist Ministers. Music has always been her passion. She attended North Central College in Naperville, Ilinois studying music, both performance and conducting.
Matthew Schluntz, Pianist/Organist, Accompanist
Matthew Schluntz is originally from Auroral, Illinois. Through his school travels, he eventually ended up at UW La Crosse, where he received his Bachelor's Degree in Choral Music Education. He is currently the Choir Director for grades 7-12 here in Black River Falls.
Kent Severson, Custodian/Maintenance Engineer
Kent started working for the Church in 1999, (23 years) as the Custodian/Maintenance Engineer and he has worked for 6 different Pastors during this time. Prior to coming to the Church, he worked for D & S Manufacturing for 47 years. Kent and his wife Lauri have been married for 49 years, have 2 daughters and 3 grandchildren.