Choir Director/Organist: Elaine Heidtbrink
Elaine Heidtbrink grew up in rural Nebraska as the youngest of six children. Her father and grandfather were both Lutheran pastors. Elaine began studying piano at the age of 6 and began studying the organ at age 14. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in secondary education from Concordia Teacher's College in Seward, NE with a double major in science and english and a minor in in church music. While at Concordia she took 4 years of piano and organ as well as classes in music theory and choral training. Elaine began playing for Atonement as a long term substitute which eventually turned into a permanent position. In addition to playing for Sunday worship Elaine directs choir and handbells. Elaine looks forward to continued ministry at Atonement and is excited about several projects we've begun to enhance our worship and further build our music program.
Custodian: Dart Moody
ADMINISTRATIVE Assistant: Shenoah Riess
Shenoah Riess has been our admin assistant since 2015. She is a born and raised San Diegan Lutheran and has a long history of church workers in her family, her mother being Atonement's organist and her Grandfather and Great Grandfather both being Lutheran Pastors. Shenoah began attending Atonement her senior year of high school and has become very involved in the church. She enjoys working for the Lord.