Preschool Staff


Teacher - Melissa Bowerman

Melissa Bowerman has worked in preschool and childcare for 8 years. The 2022-2023 school year is her fourth at PLP. Outside school Mrs. Bowerman enjoys reading, visiting her family, and watching her three sons play sports. She loves the unpredictable nature of 3 and 4 year olds as they grow and learn together.




Aide - Kelli Brown

Kelli Brown is the mother of five children ages 8-22. The 2022-2023 school year is her fourth year serving as our teacher’s aide. Mrs. Brown loves listening to the children tell stories and seeing how much they learn and grow each year. Her favorite things are cooking, reading, and taking care of her family.




Rev. Bryan L. Hopfensperger

Pastor Hopfensperger began serving Peace Lutheran Church and Preschool in August of 2020. He is married to Kirsten, and the Lord has blessed them with four children. Before coming to Michigan, Pastor Hopfensperger served parishes in Illinois, Nebraska, and Minnesota.