Our Staff

KARIN MCELRONE – Office Manager

I began working at Emanuel in October of 2014. I have been a member of Emanuel for over 30 years.  I was confirmed, married and had both of my daughters, Helena and Hannah, baptized at Emanuel.   I am currently on the Board of Christian Education and love working with the children in Sunday School.  I also enjoy the outdoors including camping, hiking, fishing and biking.



MARK BREUTZMANN – Music Director

A graduate of Whitnall High School and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Mark was appointed the Music Director of Emanuel Church in July, 1991, where he is Organist, Senior Choir Director, Youth Choir Director, and Interim Hand Bell Director. In addition, he oversees a music program including Chime Choir and numerous soloists and instrumentalists. He also serves as the Chair of the Worship/Music Committee. A member of the American Guild of Organists-Milwaukee Chapter, he has served on the board and was Chair of the Telephone Committee. He is currently a member of the Hales Corners Community Chorus, having served in various positions, including Section Leader, Music Librarian, and President. He also is a member of the Summer Singers. Employment is with Ambius, Inc. where he is a contractor/customer service specialist at Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company in Downtown Milwaukee. Hobbies/interests include anthropology/archaeology, architecture, astronomy, baking, dining-out, gardening/plants, meteorology/weather, music, dogs, cats, and collecting Christmas ornaments. He resides on Milwaukee’s lower East Side.