Our Staff

Our staff is made up of unique individuals who love Jesus and desire to use their gifts and talents to serve others.

Roger Knowlton

Senior Pastor

Roger is our Senior Pastor and has a four word job description: To Preach, Pray, Lead and Love. He is responsible for overall church vision and sits on the board of elders, the leadership team of Edgewood.

Roger didn’t grow up in Wisconsin, but got here as soon as he could, coming to Edgewood in 1999. He has a B.S. from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana (where he met his sweetie – yay, Diane!), and received his Masters of Divinity at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He previously served as Pastor of Single Adults on the staff of Harvest Bible Chapel in Rolling Meadows, Illinois.

He and Diane celebrated their 25th anniversary in 2017, and have three kids, Josh, Elisabeth and Annie. Roger loves to listen to audible books and walk on the boardwalk behind the Edgewood Waupun Campus.

Jamie Thompson

Executive Pastor

Jamie Thompson serves as Executive Pastor, leading staff and volunteer leaders in Edgewood’s focus on Gospel, Community, and Mission. He loves helping people match their sense of giftedness with God’s call to ministry, and thinks working alongside Edgewood’s ministry leaders is a great joy and privilege

Jamie grew up in Green Bay (Go Packers!) and has a B.S. from the University of Wisconsin in Chemical Engineering (Go Badgers!). He received his Masters of Divinity degree at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and is currently working on a Doctor of Ministry degree in Leadership at Denver Seminary. Jamie served as a youth pastor for 17 years before transitioning to his current role, which means that staff team-building exercises now include high ropes courses and nerf wars!

Jamie and his family delight in hiking and camping and travelling – they are slowly working their way through the National Parks. He finds great joy in reading Reformed Theology with his dog Calvin, playing board games and soccer with his three kiddos, and morning coffees and date nights with his wife Molly.

Mike Giebink

Associate Pastor

Mike Giebink serves as Associate Pastor with primary responsibilities of people care, counseling, overseeing life groups (small group Bible studies) and helping connect newcomers into church life. Mike’s passions include discipleship, shepherding, marriage and community.

Mike grew up in Waupun, earned his B.A. from Wheaton College, and taught 4th and 5th graders for 11 years, mostly in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, before becoming a pastor. Mike has been on staff at Edgewood since 1998 and was ordained in 2004. His pastoral work has always included teaching, shepherding, and discipleship of others. Mike will complete his Master of Arts in Counseling in December of 2016.

Mike and his dear wife Brenda have been married for nearly 30 years and have three children. Their oldest son and his wife live and work in Kentucky. Their middle son is finishing his bachelor’s degree and will be married in June of 2017, and their daughter is completing her senior year of high school this year. Regular exercise and healthy eating are important to Mike. He also enjoys biking, hiking, learning, gardening, photography, and watching cooking shows.

Jeremy Thompson

Fond du Lac Campus Pastor

Jeremy Thompson serves as the Campus Pastor at our Fond du Lac Campus. His primary responsibilities are people care, overseeing Life Groups, youth ministry in Fond du Lac, and providing leadership for the Fond du Lac campus, as well as occasionally preaching. Jeremy is passionate about sharing the incredible gospel of Jesus Christ which brings eternal salvation and ongoing transformation for our everyday lives!

Jeremy grew up in Waupun and earned a B.S. in Psychology from the UWGB and a Master of Arts in Theological Studies from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Jeremy has been on staff with Edgewood since 2002. For the first seven years he served as Youth Pastor. After one year away living and working at Mooseheart Child City and School, Jeremy returned to help launch Edgewood in Fond du Lac.

Jeremy and his beautiful wife Reanna are thrilled to be parents of Kiana, Aliyah, Micah, and their cat Toby Mac Jackson Junior! As a family they enjoy camping, kayaking, swimming, being involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters, and living in Fond du Lac. Jeremy also enjoys reading the Bible, a good conversation over coffee, coaching youth sports, and the Milwaukee Bucks!

Kyle Witek

Beaver Dam Campus Pastor

Kyle and his lovely wife, Megan, have three children: Henry, Charlie, and Addie and a golden retriever, Bernie. They love spending time together as a family, going for walks, bike rides, and playing at parks. Kyle enjoys spending time connecting with people, passionately teaching God’s Word, playing ultimate frisbee, and watching baseball.

Timothy Sandberg

Fond du Lac Worship / Youth Director

Timothy and his beautiful wife Christine serve together at the Fond du Lac campus. They both enjoy time hanging out with students, friends, and family. Timothy loves one on one time, playing guitar, and researching the nerdy stuff with technology and theology.

Timothy is what you would call "home grown", first attending Edgewood in Waupun his senior year in High School. After, he attended and completed a three-year discipleship program called Rockford Master's Commission in Rockford, IL. God brought Timothy back to Edgewood where he served in various roles until moving to the Fond du Lac to serve at his now current role over worship and youth.

Matt Hoaglund

Waupun Youth Pastor

He and his wife Megan enjoy spending time together by going on walks, reading books, and renovating and refinishing their home and everything in it. Matt is a committed life-long learner and enjoys reading, watching epic movies, throwing 18 holes of Frisbee golf, playing with his cats, and hanging out with students.

Zak Mellgren

Waupun Worship Pastor

Zak holds a passion for corporate worship that glorifies God, is gospel-centered and Scripture-saturated. He graduated with a B.S. in English from UW-Oshkosh and will complete his MA in Biblical and Theological Studies from Phoenix Seminary in August of 2021. He loves good books, his hammock, the fire-pit behind his house, and spending as much time as he can with his beautiful wife and kids.