Eric Snyder, Rector
Eric Snyder became Rector at St. Michael's in June of 2018. He has been in ministry for 20 years, serving as a hospital chaplain and as a parish pastor. His passion is for spiritual health and vitality, in particular that God's people would become who they are created to be as children of God. He has been married to Dennyse for 25 years; she serves as a professional social worker in Milwaukee for infants with developmental disabilities. They have five children, with two still at home. Eric's interests include baseball, history, economics, and cooking. His masters degree is from Asbury Theological Seminary and he holds a doctorate of ministry degree in pastoral counseling.
John Mackett, Associate Rector
John and Betsy Mackett are delighted to serve St. Michael’s. They have been married nearly 30 years and have two adult sons. Throughout their life together they have served in the ministry of teaching the Bible to children, youth, and adults. Betsy loves exercising, eating vegetables, drinking coffee, and watching “When Calls the Heart.” John loves walking, enjoying sweets, drinking coffee, and watching mysteries. Betsy works full time at a local foundation. When not engaged in service to St. Michael’s, John is busy trying to finish a discipleship curriculum for grades five through twelve.
Fr. Travis Bott, Resident Priest
Father Travis Bott faithfully serves St. Michael’s by presiding “at table” each week. He administers the sacraments, leads the liturgy, and occasionally preaches. Dr. Bott is also a fulltime assistant professor of Old Testament and Hebrew at nearby Nashotah House Theological Seminary.
Sean Steinke, Children and Youth Minister and Music Minister
Sean is honored to serve the families at St. Michael's as the Children and Youth Minister. He also leads the music ministry for Sunday worship.
He is married to Kristine and you will see them working together fairly often in teaching, encouraging and helping families at church and in the community.
Together they raised 4 children who are furthering God's work in various ministries and vocations. Sean is a psalmist, a writer, a teacher, and is learning to be a good leader and friend to anyone God brings to St. Michael's. His favorite treat is a LeDucs malt, and he is a UW Badger fan. If you like to hike, bike, or sing in a mic, he will join you.
Jill Sullivan, Parish Administrator
Having been part of a church family all her life, Jill is so pleased to serve a family based parish. Growing up in Oconomowoc and a few other cities and states over the years, she is happy to again be living in Waukesha County with her husband Bill and their twins. Aside from helping out at school and kids’ activities, she enjoys family fun, fishing, hiking, photography, volunteering and playing games. She also enjoys showing her kids how to be the hands and feet of Jesus to the world around us. Jill is enjoying her job as the parish administrator for St. Michael's and joyfully makes herself available to help those in her church community.