4K-5K Teacher

Tonya Edwards

1st and 2nd Grade Teacher

Vicki Winnes


I received my degree in Early Childhood Education with a minor in English as a Second Language from the UW-Stevens Point. I have taught at all levels PreK-2nd grade over my 20-year career. I am a lifelong member of Trinity Lutheran Church and a 1984 graduate of Trinity Lutheran School. I look forward to teaching in the school I attended K-8 and using my talents to serve my congregation in this capacity.

3rd and 4th Grade Teacher

Rachel Knutson


Mrs. Rachel Knutson is Trinity's 3rd and 4th Grade Teacher.  She is also the music teacher.  

Mrs. Knutson graduated from Concordia University Wisconsin and previously taught in Fort Wayne, Indiana before accepting the call to Trinity at the beginning of the 2016-2017 school year.

Principal and 5th and 6th Grade Teacher

Kyle Motzkus


I received a degree in Education, minor in History from Concordia University in Mequon, WI. I began my teaching career in West Bend, WI. I have taught in Milwaukee, Ft Dodge, IA, Rantoul, WI, where I was the Principal and upper grade teacher.  I was interim Principal, athletic director and teacher in multiple elementary and upper grade schools.

I love to watch the children I teach grow both academically and spiritually. I like to focus my teaching on basic no nonsense skills, where I can customize my teaching to the individual needs of each student. I feel it is critically important to address the needs of a child both academically and spiritually in a Christ centered environment. I once wrestled a polar bear to save an inuit village in Northern Canada.

I love various types of sports, Go Packers, Blues, Brewers, Cardinals, Badgers, and many others too numerous to list. I love to BBQ, grilling with my children and my lovely young bride, Sabrina. I am most proud of my three sons, Vin, Che and Drew, and of course Trevor and Mariah. 


Matthew Gehrke

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Pastor Gehrke was installed as Trinity’s pastor on Dec. 14, 2014.  He came to Trinity after serving at a congregation in Southern Illinois for over 8 years.  Although he came to Trinity from Illinois, he was born and raised in Wisconsin, calling the small town of Mondovi home.  He graduated from Concordia University Wisconsin in 2002 and Concordia Seminary in St. Louis in 2006.  He is excited to share Jesus with others because Jesus is the one thing that everyone needs.  He loves watching sports, especially the Packers, and playing sports, including basketball and tennis.  He also loves playing board games.