Colleen Bauer started her service at Christ the Lord Lutheran in the summer of 2022 as preschool teacher and extended care coordinator. Before serving at Christ the Lord, Colleen provided in-home childcare for 12 years and taught preschool for 5 years. Colleen graduated from Waukesha County Technical College with an associates degree in early childhood education. She is currently pursuing her ministry certification through Martin Luther College. She married her husband, Seth, in 2006, and they are blessed with four children: Emaline, Will, Clara, and Leora. In her free time, Colleen enjoys spending time with her family and friends.