Michele joined the Bethel staff in 2018 as the Gate of Life Director, where she leads worship, directs the band, works in collaboration with the pastors to organize the services, and much more.

Michele comes from a long line of musicians, singers, dancers, and actors, and loves learning new instruments. She grew up in southeastern New Mexico, but has been living in Minnesota for quite some time, and has a dog named JoeyBurrito.

Outside of Bethel, she has a full-time job at another local church, directs theatre for Kasson-Mantorville Middle School, teaches Improv and Theatre classes for kids, and directs and performs in the Rochester and surrounding area theatre scene. She is also an actor for Mayo Clinic in the Multidisciplinary Simulation Center.