Pastor – Rev. Gisele Berninghaus
Pastor Gisele Berninghaus is Lead Pastor at Faith Lutheran Church in Marshfield, WI. She worked for 13 years with Hands of Christ Deaf Ministry, an ecumenical ministry supported by ELCA, Episcopal, Presbyterian, United Church of Christ and MethodistChurches. Her daughter Anastasia was born in Kankakee, IL where Gisele served American Lutheran Church and her son Nathaniel was born while she was serving congregations in Caribou and Stockholm, Maine.
Gisele graduated from Augustana College in Sioux Falls, SD and Lutheran Theological Seminary in Gettysburg, PA. She interned in Baltimore, MD, and was a teacher with the deaf in Des Moines, IA.
Tim Van Eyck met Gisele on a confusing mission trip to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina and they have happily been attempting to sort things out ever since.
Photo by Tad Dukehart