Heidi is a student at Wartburg Theological Seminary in Dubuque, IA and is completing a year-long internship here at Grace as a part of her pastoral studies and development. As a Vicar, Heidi will focus on preaching and teaching, providing pastoral care, developing relationships with congregation members and within the community of Dodgeville, and serving as an integral member of the staff. She is passionate about empowering and equipping others for ministry and for helping them both celebrate and embrace their identities as children of God and to discover the ways God is at work in their lives. Heidi lives in Dubuque with her daughter, Violet, and their dog, Jalina. Her fiancé, Paul, lives in Idaho. Heidi enjoys coffee, meaningful conversations, listening to music, watching movies, being outdoors, and running.