RCC Staff

Sam Prellwitz

Lead Pastor
Sam grew up on a strawberry farm just north of Ripon. After attending Wabash College in Crawfordsville, IN he moved back to Ripon and married his High School sweetheart, Meg. Together they have 3 boys (Ramsey, Archer, and Silas). Sam enjoys running (especially on trails), working in the dirt, good food, good coffee, good books, and exploring new places with Meg and his family.

Sam grew up on a strawberry farm just north of Ripon. After attending Wabash College in Crawfordsville, IN he moved back to Ripon and married his High School sweetheart, Meg. Together they have 3 boys (Ramsey, Archer, and Silas). Sam enjoys running (especially on trails), working in the dirt, reading, having good coffee, and exploring new towns, restaurants, or trails with Meg and his family.

samprellwitz@riponchurch.com

Kathy Rollin

Program Director

Kathy Rollin has been married to Bob for 42 years, is a mom of 3, and Nana of 7 wonderful kiddos who she loves to spend time with. She also loves to read books in her hammock, do yoga on her patio in the mornings, and feels the deepest connection to God doing almost anything on the water. As Program Director, she sets up all things media & lighting for Sunday mornings to enhance the environment and deepen the worship experience. Be sure to say hi on a Sunday morning when she’s down from the loft (where all the magic happens!).

kathyrollin@riponchurch.com

Shawn Clauson

Worship Pastor
Shawn has been married to his wife, Elizabeth, for 17 years. They have one daughter, Priscilla, who is 13. Shawn was born into a musical family and started playing guitar at age 5. Early on, he would often play guitar in church for his mother who is a professional lead vocalist. He started his first band at age 13 and moved to Los Angeles at age 22 to pursue a career in music. During that journey, He came to realize that something was missing, so Shawn returned to Wisconsin. One night Shawn prayed to the Lord,

Shawn has been married to his wife, Elizabeth, for 19 years. They have one daughter, Priscilla, who is 14. Shawn was born into a musical family and started playing guitar at age 5. He graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree from UW Stout and is currently in Seminary working on a Master of Theological Studies at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. “I am excited and ready for the opportunity to help develop, facilitate, and grow the Worship at RCC through the Holy Spirit!”

shawnclauson@riponchurch.com

Daniel Clark

Student Pastor

Danny was born and raised in Racine, WI. Danny is an avid outdoorsman and is passionate about helping people experience God through His creation. He and his wife Lindsey along with their boy (DC3) love doing anything outside and showing the students of Ripon that being a Christian can be FUN and EXCITING!

danielclark@riponchurch.com

Shauna Reimche

Children's Ministry Director

Shauna has been married to her husband, Jon, for 15 years. Together they have three children (Sofia, Matthew, and Isabelle). They also have a golden retriever and a big, fluffy, orange cat. Some of Shauna’s favorite things are sunshine, nachos, traveling, books and beaches. She went to Minnesota State University Moorhead and has a master’s and specialist degree in School Psychology. She really loves working with kids and is looking forward to what God has in store for RCC!

shaunareimche@riponchurch.com

Eden Juel

Director of Communication

Eden grew up in Snohomish, WA, and moved to Ripon in 2012 where she attended RCC before starting at UW-La Crosse. After graduating, Eden moved back to Ripon to jump into her role as RCC’s director of communication! She loves to get to know people better, especially over a meal or outdoor adventure, and she’s excited to build more connections here at RCC!

edenjuel@riponchurch.com

Morgan Deich

Children's Ministry

Morgan was born and raised in Waupun, WI. She has always had a passion for kids and has been working with them since she was young. Morgan is currently a full-time 4th-grade teacher in North Fond Du Lac and just graduated with her masters in Educational Administration. Morgan enjoys taking walks with her dog, Muffin, being with family, and making new connections.

morgandeich@riponchurch.com

Mike Holba

Founding Pastor
Mike Holba founded Ripon Community Church in 2002. Under Mike’s 20 years of leadership, God grew Ripon Community Church to a healthy and vibrant church. In 2022 Mike transitioned out of his leadership role to begin a new ministry. To find out more about what Mike is up to, check it out here:

Mike Holba founded Ripon Community Church in 2002. Under Mike’s 20 years of leadership, God grew Ripon Community Church into a healthy and vibrant church. In 2022 Mike transitioned out of his leadership role to begin a new ministry. To find out more about what Mike is up to, check it out here:

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Arica Leonard

Outreach and Connections Pastor

Pastor Arica Leonard splits her time between leading RCC’S Pastoral Care ministry and leading at Academy Consulting. If you have any questions or pastoral care needs, don’t hesitate to reach out to her here:

aricaleonard@riponchurch.com

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