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Meet Our Staff

Senior Pastor David Dahlke:  Pastor Dahlke (PD) oversees all areas of ministry here at SOTV while also serving as the lead teaching Pastor.  He constantly reminds us that “It’s All About Jesus” in each and every thing that we do.  His humor and love for others is contagious and we always look forward to what he’s got in store for our weekly message in worship.  Originally from Wisconsin, he’s planted some roots here in Iowa.   He’s married to Amy, and they have two children, Jameson and Faith.

Associate Pastor Eugene R. Krueger:  Pastor Krueger serves as our Associate Pastor and oversees our Adult Ministries.  He has a passion for reaching those that don’t know Jesus and a heart to “Go and Tell”. He married Ernie in 2015, and are enjoying being newlyweds. He has two grown children, Trish and Troy with great grandchildren here in town.

Director of Family Ministry:  Marilyn Shults serves as the Director of Family Ministry at SOTV.  As the DFM, she directs Sunday School, Midweek, and Vacation Bible School ministries while having an emphasis on Family Ministry. Marilyn has the ability to serve people wherever they are in their life cycle and Faith journey.  Marilyn is known for her care, her smiles and hugs as she supports, encourages, and strengthens families and individuals.  Marilyn has been married to her husband, Rick, for over three decades. They have 3 adult children, Julianna, Chrissy, and Alex. They have been blessed with 1 grandchild and are anticipating the arrival of their second.

Director of Music, Youth and Administration:  Angie Spann wears many different hats here at SOTV but prefers a fedora if you really want to know.  She’s been raised by this church (baptized, confirmed & married) and considers this her home.  Overseeing the contemporary worship service along with the bands and music department she still finds time to “chill” with our AWESOME high school youth.  She is married to Dannie and they have four children, Jacob, Jasmine, Jacey and Jacqueline.

Director of our Early Learning Center (ELC) & Kindergarten: Diane Hensley graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a BS in Elementary Education and an Endorsement in Remedial Reading. She has served as Director since 2007 but been a part of the project either as a sub or Assistant Director since 2004.  Diane is married to Chuck and they have three boys, Adam, Eric and Owen.

Director of Maintenance:  Larry Rix serves as our Director of Maintenance and keeps this place in tip-top condition.  His hard working attitude is a blessing to us all yet he still finds time to stop in the classrooms and loves to hear the children call him “Mr. Larry”.  Larry and his wife, Dorothy, have been married for over 50 years.

Director of Finance: Jamie Nelson serves as the part-time director of finance.  She brings substantial knowledge on how to crunch t numbers while having a friendly smile and cheerful greeting when you see her in the office.  She is married to Gabe and has 3 children, Isabella, Matthew and Drew.

Administrative Assistant: Janel Parrott serves as the part time assistant. She helps with booking events, answering calls and assisting the staff in various projects. Her and her husband are also active high school youth group leaders here at the church. They have 2 fur babies, Vinny and Simba.

Assistant to the Pastors: Linda Evers serves as our part-time Assistant to the Pastors.  She coordinates our weekly bulletin and announcements along with several other administrative tasks for our church.  She has been a member of SOTV for 25+ years and also sings in our special ladies group “UniTy”.  She is married to Garland they have three grown children and families, Brian, Tanya & Jeremy.

Part-Time Maintenance Worker:  TBA serves as our part-time custodian who helps with daily cleaning of the church and pays special attention to our Early Learning Center and its classrooms.