West Community Center Team
Leadership Team

Stefan Nitzschke


Pastor of College Ministries - Faith Church

Director of Faith West Community Center - Community Ministries West


B.S. - Management Information Systems, Iowa State University
M.Div. - Faith Bible Seminary

Stefan has been serving on the pastoral team at Faith Church since 2016. He and his wife have a passion for discipleship and evangelism and are the blessed parents of four carefree boys and one sweet girl. Stefan is certified as a biblical counselor through the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC) and is pursuing a Ph.D. in Christian Preaching at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Lauren Green


Director of Worship Ministries - Faith Church

Director of Faith West Ministry Housing - Faith West


B.A. – Vocal Music, University of Northern Iowa
M.A. – Biblical Counseling—in process, Faith Bible Seminary

Lauren has been attending Faith West since 2015. She is passionate about music, traveling the world, spending time with her family, and ministering to college students.

Jen Clarke


Administrative Assistant - Faith West

Room Reservation Coordinator - Faith West


Jen serves as the Key Leader of the Women's Mentor Ministry, volunteers for the Biblical Counseling Training Conference, and is a women's Bible Study leader at Faith Community Institute. She has been married to Ken for 31 years. They have two grown children and two grandsons.

Gage Butterbrodt


Maintenance and Custodial Director - Faith West

Deacon - Faith Church


Gage began serving as a deacon at Faith Church in January 2014. He works full-time at the Faith West Community Center as the Maintenance Supervisor for the building. Previously, he held the position of Assistant Athletic Director of the community sports outreach leagues. Gage serves in athletic coaching for various community league sports, and has taught various ages of classes for Children’s Ministries. He recently began serving as a class assistant for the Faith North Youth Group in 2022. Gage is both a board member and currently the Secretary of the Faith Community Development Corporation. He also takes part in the Lafayette Living Nativity each year. He and his wife Katherine joined the church in 2008. They live in Lafayette and attend the Faith North campus each Sunday.