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                                                                        PASTOR

Reverend Richard Schneider

Phone:  614-451-1880

schneider1277@yahoo.com

 

Pastor Richard was a social studies teacher for three years;

first in Wausau Wisconsin, then in the inner city of Milwaukee. 

While he was teaching in Milwaukee he began to think that God was calling him into pastoral ministry. 

In 2004, he packed up the family and moved to Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. 

In his third year as a student he served his vicarage at Valley Lutheran Church in Chagrin Falls, Ohio. 

He served there for one year under Pastor Dan Esala. 

After a final year of academics he graduated from the four year program in May of 2008.

He was ordained on June 8th 2008 at Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, in Mequon Wisconsin,

and was installed at Emmanuel on June 29th

He and his wife, Kristin are the parents of three wonderful children.

 

 

 

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Sherri Savage

Phone:  614-451-1880

churchlady@atonementchurch.com

 

Sherri was born and raised in Toledo, Ohio where she attended private Christian schools through high school

and is a University of Toledo alumnae.  Sherri moved her family to Dublin in 1985 and became an active

member of Atonement. She has been Atonement’s Administrative Assistant since 1995.

Sherri is married with 4 daughters, a granddaughter, and 6 grandsons.  Her family is her passion and they

occupy most of the time she spends away from work.

Sherri has this to say about her work at Atonement: 

“I wake up every day and thank God that I get to work in such a great place! 

The people I work with are kind, generous, talented, passionate, and FUN!  My favorite thing about my job is our child care center and preschool. 

I get to see the children every day and watch them learn, play, and grow. 

You just can’t have a bad day when children are playing nearby. “

 

 

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC 

Kathryn Wollenburg

Phone:  614-451-1880

614-263-1702 or 614-746-2909

kwollenburg@columbus.rr.com

 

As the Director of Music Ministries for Atonement Lutheran Church, Kate conducts the Adult Vocal Choir,

Handbell Choir, Children’s Sunday School Choir, and plays the organ and piano for services. 

She received her Bachelor’s of Music degree from The Ohio State University, where she majored in

flute performance, sang in the University choirs, and studied piano and organ.  Kate hails from a

long line of Lutheran Pastors and Church Musicians and has previously served as Music Director

for All Saints Lutheran Church in Olmsted Falls, Ohio; Music Director for the University Lutheran Chapel

in Columbus, Ohio; and organist at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church in Gahanna, Ohio.

 

When she is not engaged in music, gardening, or family activities, Kate works as the Mediation Director and Staff Attorney for the Union County

Court of Common Pleas in Marysville, Ohio; serves on the Board and as the Newsletter Editor for the Ohio Mediation Association;

and is the Vice President of the Union County Bar Association.

 

If you would like to participate in any of the choirs or provide special music for any of the services at Atonement, Kate can be reached at

kwollenburg@columbus.rr.com or by phone at 614.263.1702 or 614.746.2909.

 

PRESCHOOL DIRECTOR 

Carmen Fryman

614-451-5212

carmenfryman@gmail.com

 

Carmen has been directing and teaching at ALPS since 2002 and enjoys coming to work each day to help

make Atonement “A Great Place to Grow!”   She has been a driving force in expanding our half day preschool

to full day and building our summer camp program.

Carmen received her BA in Biology and Post-Baccalaureate degree in Education from the University of Missouri.

MIZZOU-RAH! TIGERS! She is an active member of Atonement Lutheran Church, serving in the children’s

ministry programs.

She lives with her husband John, and their six children in the Northland area of Columbus. Her 6 children are all ALPS alumnae! 

 

DIRECTOR OF CHILDREN'S AND YOUTH MINISTRY

Angela Gephart

Phone: 614-451-9825

atonementyouthdirector@gmail.com

 

Angela has been attending Atonement since before she was born!  Growing up in the church, she understands what a positive impact a strong youth group can make on a young person's life. It's with this passion and excitement that she gratefully accepted the position of part-time youth director. 

Please contact her with any questions about our programs.  Make sure to look at the church calendar for upcoming events, and check us out on Facebook!

Angela has Bachelor's degrees in Special Education (K-12) and Psychology.  In her spare time, she is a synchronized swimmer (yes, that's right) and an avid reader.  She loves spending time with her wonderful husband, Matt and spunky 2 year old, Everly.