Church Staff
Rev. Michael Harman, Pastor
Rev. Michael Harman, Pastor
St. Johns Lutheran Church and School in Wykoff, Minnesota
Robin Breckenridge
Church Secretary
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Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00am – 12:00pm
School Staff

Mr. Kevin Meyer – Principal; Teacher Grades 6, 7, 8

Mr. Meyer, a former student at St. Johns, graduated from Concordia College, St. Paul in 1988, with a BS degree in Elementary Education. He has also received his Master’s Degree in Administration from Concordia University Wisconsin. Prior to coming to St. Johns, Mr. Meyer was the 7th grade teacher and athletic director for 9 years at St. Peter’s in Reedsburg, WI; taught 7th grade at St. Stephen in Horicon, WI for 6 years; was principal, 7th & 8th grade teacher, and athletic director at Immanuel in Lewiston, MN for 8 years; was principal and 7th & 8th grade teacher at Zion in Auburn, MI for 1 year; and spent 3 years as principal at St. Stephen in Horicon, WI. Mr. Meyer has also coached high school softball for 14 years, football for 9 years, and basketball and baseball for 1 year each. Mr. Meyer has two children and he and his wife live north of Lewiston.

Mrs. Courtney Soltau – Teacher Grades 3, 4, 5

Mrs. Soltau graduated with distinction from Martin Luther College, New Ulm, MN, in May of 1998 with a bachelor degree in education with a concentration in science. Mrs. Soltau was assigned to teach K-4 at St. Paul’s, Moline, IL. She taught there for four years. She took a break from teaching to pursue her education. While taking classes she met her husband, got married, and had 3 children. While raising her young children, she worked for a family business and continued substitute teaching at area Christian Day Schools. Mrs. Soltau began teaching full-time at St. Johns, Wykoff, in the spring of 2014. She resides in Grand Meadow with her husband and children, all who attend St. Johns.

Mrs. Susan Nash – Teacher Grades 1 & 2


Mrs. Nash is a 2008 graduate of Winona State University.  She graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BS in Elementary Education.  Mrs. Nash completed synod certification through the colloquy program with CUENet in the fall of 2009.  Prior to teaching 1st-2nd grades, Mrs. Nash taught computer and keyboarding classes at St. Johns.  Before her teaching career, Mrs. Nash did daycare in her home.

Mrs. Rachel Welch – Teacher K


Mrs. Welch graduated from Mankato State University in 1993 with a BS degree in Elementary education. She obtained her kindergarten license from Augsburg College in the fall of 2006. Prior to teaching at St. Johns, Mrs. Welch taught a variety of subjects and grade levels at Kingsland Public Schools. Mrs. Welch, her husband, and two children, who live on a farm north of Spring Valley, keep busy with 4-H, school, and church activities.

Mrs. Khatashianna Van Brunt – Preschool, Computer

Mrs. Van Brunt, an alumni of St. Johns Lutheran School and Christian Heritage High School, continued her education at Crossroads College in Rochester, MN, graduating in 2011 with her BA in Early Childhood Development and Education. After graduation, she worked with various preschools around Rochester, MN, before taking a job as a Personal Care Provider and working for Child Care Resource and Referral with low socioeconomic youth.

Mrs. Kimberly Schultz – Administrative Assistant


Mrs. Schultz is in the school office on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays during normal school hours, or by special appointment on other days.  Mrs. Schultz has a two-year business degree and several years of office experience.  She began serving as administrative assistant for St. Johns in August 2011.