Kristen Koepsell graduated from Wisconsin Lutheran College (Milwaukee, WI) in 2003 with a degree in Psychology and minors in Communication and Theology, and completed her Synod certification as a Staff Minister from Martin Luther College (New Ulm, MN) in 2014. She served as Staff Minister at St. Andrew Lutheran Church in Middleton, WI, from 2003 until 2012.
As Coordinator of Music and Elementary Education & Fellowship at Cross of Christ, Kristen accompanies worship services, assists the pastors in choosing worship music, directs all choirs, and mentors musicians of all ages as they use their gifts in worship. She also coordinates Sunday school and youth ministries for Kindergarten through 5th grade.
Kristen enjoys keeping up with friends and family scattered about the country; reading (particularly sci-fi and classic literature) and writing; listening to, playing, and writing music; resale/thrift/consignment shopping; hiking the Boise foothills; and pursuing both spiritual and physical fitness.