Michele started working at Bethel in February of 2020.  She is a weekend receptionist, whose duties include answering phones and greeting/helping Bethel members and guests.

Michele has been a Sunday school teacher, VBS leader, member of Bethel’s Children’s Ministry team and is currently a member of the Bethel Youth team, helper for Sunday morning Anchored youth group, Care Caller during the Pandemic, and plays in Bethel’s handbell choir.

Michele was born, raised and attended college in River Falls, WI, where she met her husband, Matt.  Michele moved to Rochester in 1993 to pursue teaching. She currently has her own in-home childcare, which keeps her busy during the week.  She has been a member of Bethel for over 20 years, and she and Matt have two awesome teens, Mason and Madelyn. Michele loves to travel, watch movies or spend time with family and friends.