Mrs. Hoem holds a B.S. in Elementary Education and a Colloquy from Concordia University Wisconsin. Their family lived in Ft Wayne for 3 years while Pastor Hoem attended Concordia Theological Seminary, and Mrs. Hoem taught at Emmaus Lutheran School during that time. Most recently, she was a 3K teacher in the a.m. and Middle School English teacher in the p.m. at Immanuel Lutheran School in Murphysboro, IL. Mrs. Hoem has been married to Pastor Joe Hoem, St Paul’s associate pastor, for 25 years. They have been blessed with 4 children: Maxwell, Nigel, Sophie, and Charlie.