Bethlehem Lutheran Church Sun Prairie, WI

Pastors and Called Workers

Charlie Brandt

Senior Pastor
Pastor Charlie has been the Senior Pastor at Bethlehem since January 2009. He began his ministry in 1980 at First Immanuel in Cedarburg, Wis., and then moved to Trinity Lutheran in Toledo, Ohio, before making Sun Prairie home. Pastor and his wife, Carol, have three children, all of whom are married and living in the Midwest. Pastor enjoys all sports and loves the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing. His latest projects include renovation efforts on his children's homes. Pastor Charlie's passion is to make the Word of God easy to understand and apply to our lives.

Steve Vera

Associate Pastor
Pastor Steve joined Bethlehem as Associate Pastor in August 2010. This is his first congregation as an ordained minister, though he spent five years as a youth pastor in Hudson, Wis. He and his wife, Calie, have sons, Isaiah and Collin, and daughter, Brielle. Pastor Steve enjoys spending his free time at home with his family, going out to eat and fishing. While Pastor Steve enjoys preaching the Word and working with all members of the congregation, in all areas of ministry, he has a special place in his heart for youth and young families. He is excited to see the growth and new energy among the members of Bethlehem.