Our Pastoral Staff

SENIOR PASTOR

ROGER KNOWLTON

Roger is our Senior Pastor and has a four word job description: To Preach, Pray, Lead and Love. He is responsible for overall church vision and sits on the board of elders, the leadership team of Edgewood.

Roger didn’t grow up in Wisconsin, but got here as soon as he could, coming to Edgewood in 1999. He has a B.S. from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana (where he met his sweetie – yay, Diane!), and received his Masters of Divinity at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He previously served as Pastor of Single Adults on the staff of Harvest Bible Chapel in Rolling Meadows, Illinois.

He and Diane celebrated their 30th anniversary in 2022, and have three kids, Josh, Elisabeth and Annie. Roger loves to listen to audible books and walk on the boardwalk behind the Edgewood Waupun Campus.

SHEBOYGAN CAMPUS PASTOR

JEREMY THOMPSON

Jeremy Thompson serves as the Campus Pastor for the Sheboygan Campus. His primary responsibilities are people care, overseeing Life Groups, youth ministry, providing leadership for the Sheboygan campus, as well as occasionally preaching. Jeremy is passionate about sharing the incredible gospel of Jesus Christ which brings eternal salvation and ongoing transformation for our everyday lives!

Jeremy grew up in Waupun and earned a B.S. in Psychology from UWGB and a Master of Arts in Theological Studies from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Jeremy has been on staff with Edgewood since 2002. For the first seven years he served as Youth Pastor. After one year away living and working at Mooseheart Child City and School, Jeremy returned to lead the launch of Edgewood in Fond du Lac. He is now very excited to be leading the launch of the Sheboygan Campus.

Jeremy and his beautiful wife Reanna are thrilled to be parents of Kiana, Aliyah, Micah, and their cat Toby Mac Jackson Junior! As a family they enjoy traveling, joking around with each other, and eating a lot of Mexican food. Jeremy also enjoys reading the Bible, a good conversation over coffee, working out, and cheering on the Wisconsin Badgers, Green Bay Packers, and Milwaukee Bucks.

ASSOCIATE PASTOR

MIKE GIEBINK

Mike Giebink serves as Associate Pastor with primary responsibilities of people care, counseling, overseeing life groups (small group Bible studies) and helping connect newcomers into church life. Mike’s passions include discipleship, shepherding, marriage and community.

Mike grew up in Waupun, earned his B.A. from Wheaton College, and taught 4th and 5th graders for 11 years, mostly in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, before becoming a pastor. Mike has been on staff at Edgewood since 1998 and was ordained in 2004. His pastoral work has always included teaching, shepherding, and discipleship of others. Mike completed his Master of Arts in Counseling in December of 2016.

Mike and his dear wife Brenda have been married for nearly 30 years and have three children. Regular exercise and healthy eating are important to Mike. He also enjoys biking, hiking, learning, gardening, photography, and watching cooking shows.

BEAVER DAM CAMPUS PASTOR

KYLE WITEK

Kyle serves as the Campus Pastor for the Beaver Dam Campus. His primary responsibilities are pastoral care, overseeing discipleship, life groups, and men’s ministry, along with providing shepherding for the Beaver Dam Campus. Kyle is zealous for the truth of the Gospel and enjoys filling the pulpit any chance he gets.

Kyle grew up in McFarland, WI and earned a B.S. in Speech Communications from UW-Oshkosh and an M.A. in Biblical Studies from Moody Theological Seminary. Kyle has been on staff at Edgewood since 2018, launching the Beaver Dam Campus after serving as the Youth Pastor at Calvary Bible Church in Neenah, WI for 9 years.

Kyle and his lovely wife, Megan, have three children: Henry, Charlie, and Addie and golden retriever, Winnie. They love spending time together as a family, camping in their pop-up camper, and going on bike rides. Kyle enjoys discipleship conversations, golfing, campfires, running, and bow hunting.

FOND DU LAC WORSHIP / YOUTH DIRECTOR

TIMOTHY SANDBERG

Timothy and his beautiful wife Christine serve together at the Fond du Lac campus. They both enjoy time hanging out with students, friends, and family. Timothy loves one on one time, playing guitar, and researching the nerdy stuff with technology and theology.

Timothy is what you would call “home grown”, first attending Edgewood in Waupun his senior year in High School. After, he attended and completed a three-year discipleship program called Rockford Master’s Commission in Rockford, IL. God brought Timothy back to Edgewood where he served in various roles until moving to the Fond du Lac to serve at his now current role over worship and youth.

FOND DU LAC CAMPUS PASTOR

JAMES SCHWINDT

(Bio coming soon!)