Staff and Leadership Team

The staff and leadership here at Christ The Rock Lutheran Church is comprised of men and women who love, care and pray for every single person in the church. If you have any questions for any of our staff, feel free to reach out and email them or call our church office to speak with them.

  • Vacant - Senior Pastor

    We currently have a vacancy of our Senior Pastor. The call process is underway as we seek out the Pastor God has chosen for us to find.

  • Rev. Steve Woita - Vacancy Interim Pastor

    Office Hours are:  Tuesdays 2 - 5 PM | Fridays 9 - Noon


    After growing up in Northern Wisconsin Pastor Steve attended St. Olaf College studying history, and attended seminary at Luther in St. Paul, MN. He has earned degrees in marital and family therapy and Jewish Studies. After retirement Pastor Steve has served five congregations as a Vacancy Pastor. Over the last 10 years he has been involved in Prison and Jail Ministry, has become a Spiritual Director at Credo, and is on the Board of Directors with Jericho Project.


    Pastor Steve enjoys soccer, riding bicycles, walking, and hiking in the Rockies with his children. He has spent time in Israel doing volunteer work. His life verse is John 10:10 "Jesus said to him, 'I have come to give you life to its fullest'."  Over the years he has learned modern Hebrew, loves to read the Old Testament, and has learned passable German and Spanish. His children are Joshua (Firestone, CO) and Rachel (Buffalo, WY), and grandchildren are Alex and Avery.


    Contact Pastor Steve Woita through the church office or by an email HERE.

  • Doreen Peterson - Preschool Director

    Doreen is not only our Preschool Director, but she is our Preschool Teacher as well. She is from the Rockford area, a graduate of Rock Valley College, and is an active member of CTR. Doreen has been a blessing to many children as their teacher over the last 18 years. The children's smiles fill our hallways as they come to school and love their class with Mrs. Peterson! 

    Contact Doreen Peterson Here.

  • Tammy Modrzejewski - Office Administrator

    Tammy feels God has placed her at CTR (again) to utilize her office skills for God's glory. When you call or stop in you will be greeted with a smile and a warm hello. She keeps our office records organized, prepares our reports and paperwork for worship, and assists the Church and Preschool Administration.

    Tammy has been married to her husband and best friend Todd for 30 years. They have four children, who were all confirmed here at CTR. She is also a grandmother of 5. Her leisure hours are spent taking care of her parents who reside with her, enjoying her grandchildren, gardening, and sitting on the deck watching her Koi pond. 

    Contact Tammy Here.  

  • Vacant - Music Director/Pianist

    Curtis Wudtke - Choir Director

    Sue Harder - Preschool Assistant