Meet Our Staff


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    Pastor Ken Vacation: SEPT 27 - OCT 3
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  • Pastor Ken Boudreau

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    Pastor Ken Boudreau served as a volunteer and then career missionary in Taiwan for nearly 12 years, before answering the God's call to enter Seminary and become a pastor. He has served a congregation in Mississippi and has loved working with people of all ages. Few things give him greater joy than to help people find meaningful expression for their faith in Jesus Christ. He is blessed to lead Hope in its journey of faith, leads chapel for the preschool, and oversees the teaching ministries of the church. He and Janice married in Taiwan in 1996 starting a family there and are blessed with son, Noah and daughters Belle and Mia. He enjoys long walks, tinkering, and making a few wood chips in his spare time.

    Hours: M-THUR 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM or by appointment

    Phone: 651-480-2273

    Cell (Urgent Needs): 612-380-5417

    Email: [email protected]


  • Gwen Krehbiel

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    In the spring of 2018, Gwen Krehbiel joined the Hope Lutheran Church staff as the part-time Administrative Assistant. She has a gift and passion for gathering up all the loose ends of a busy church and preschool then coordinating the events and details to the church membership and community. She is a homeschool mom of Sam (12th grade) and Ben (9th grade). Gwen loves to quilt, sew, bake, and garden in her spare time. Fun fact: she currently has 11 hens, 1 rooster and 15 baby chicks.

    Hours: part-time MON-THUR 1-5PM

    Phone: 651-346-1214

    Email: [email protected]

  • Katherine Bonine

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    Katherine is a California girl! She grew up in Southern California but, moved to Minnesota in 2010. She is married and has two children. A 2-month-old daughter and a 7-year-old son who attends St. John’s Lutheran School in Red Wing where her and her family are church members. She is PTO Secretary for St. John’s, VBS teacher for the preschool age class and she volunteer teaches American Sign Language at St. John's school. She is a bookworm, enjoys hiking the bluffs in Red Wing with her family and going on Pokémon walks with her son. Also, coffee! That’s a hobby, right? Katherine is passionate about the education of preschool age children. She recognizes the importance of a good educational foundation that will put children on the path to success in their elementary education.

    Summer Hours: by appointment

    Part-time hours: MON - FRI 8:30 AM - 1PM as needed for functions (SEPT - MAY)

    Phone: 651-346-1213

    Email: [email protected]

  • BECKY SCHARPEN

    Custodian/AIDE

    Becky was born and raised in Wisconsin but made Hastings, Minnesota her home when she married her husband, Mike, in 2017. Becky and Mike have a blended family of 3 girls and 3 boys: Autumn(10), Michael(10), Carter(9), Mitchell(4), Avacyn(3), and Jaina(1 ½). Becky graduated from Western Technical College in 2015 with an Associate Degree in Applied Science (Accounting). In her free time, Becky enjoys doing puzzles, going on motorcycle rides, and playing board and card games with her kids. She is so happy to have the opportunity to spend time at Hope where she still gets to spend lots of time with her 3 youngest children.

    Hours: part-time MON-FRI 9-1PM