Our Staff

Rev. Aaron Witt


E-mail: revwitt@frontier.com

Rev. Aaron Witt serves as the Pastor at Christ Lutheran Church and School.

Pastor Witt celebrated his 17th year in the ministry at the beginning of July 2017.  His first Call as a pastor was the dual parish of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Wymore, Nebraska and First Lutheran Church in Summerfield Kansas where he served for nearly three years.  Starting in 2003, Pastor Witt served for 6 ½ years at Zion Lutheran Church in McHenry, Illinois.  In February of 2010, Pastor Witt returned to Nebraska, as he was installed as pastor of Christ Lutheran Church.

Pastor Witt enjoys spending time with his family, camping, working on vehicles of all sorts, and cheering on the Nebraska Cornhuskers.


Mrs. Kathy Petersen


E-mail: kpetersen@christlutheran.esu7.org

Mrs. Kathy Petersen serves as Head Teacher and as the Grades 3-4-5 Classroom Teacher.  

Mrs. Petersen graduated from UNL with her teaching degree in elementary and special education and later returned to Concordia University in Seward, Nebraska, where she graduated from the Colloquy Program.  Mrs. Petersen is in her 26th year of teaching at Christ Lutheran School. 

In her spare time, Mrs. Petersen enjoys getting together with her family, camping, watching sporting events, and traveling. 



Mrs. Kathy Korte


Email: kkorte@christlutheran.esu7.org

Mrs. Korte serves Christ Lutheran School as the K-1-2 Classroom Teacher.



Mrs. Amanda Richards


Email: arichards@christlutheran.esu7.org

Mrs. Richards serves Christ Lutheran School as 6-7-8 Classroom Teacher.

Mrs. Richards has been teaching for seven years. Prior to teaching at Christ Lutheran, she taught at St. Michael's Catholic School in Albion.  She graduated from Concordia University, Seward with a degree in Middle Level Education in 2010 and received her Master's degree in Literacy and ESL in 2013.  She currently lives in Columbus with her husband, Ross and their two "four-legged kids," A.J. and Mattie.  She has two younger sisters, Bobbi and Mikayla.  

Too keep busy, Mrs. Richards coaches freshmen volleyball at Lakeview High School and takes pictures.  She loves to read, write, be outside, run, and play with her pups, and also enjoys playing volleyball.



Mrs. Cassandra Splittgerber



Email: cmsplitt@yahoo.com

Mrs. Splittgerber serves our School as Teacher Aid, Music Teacher, and directs the Children's Choirs.



Karla Dixon


Email: christ1871@frontiernet.net

Karla is the Administrative Assistant for Christ Lutheran Church and School.

Karla has served Christ Lutheran Church and School for 18 years.  She graduated from Concordia University in Seward, Nebraska in 1986.  Karla serves as one of our organists. She also accompanies the Adult and Children's choirs.

In her spare time, Karla enjoys playing the piano, reading, and spending time with her family.



Tamara Witt



Email: tamarawitt@frontier.com

Tamara serves our congregation by directing our Adult Choir.



Mrs. Leah Wendorff



Email: leahwurdeman@gmail.com

Leah serves our congregation by directing our After School Program.