Council Members

Steve Aspleaf

stephen aspleaf

Steve is a veteran school administrator and has served in several districts as a high school or middle school principal. He currently is working on opening a visual/performing arts magnet school in the KC metro. Steve is married to Michele who teaches in the SMSD. He has two children. Jill lives in KC and teaches…

Tom Riederer

tom riederer

Tom recently retired from a 42-year career in economic development, working with several communities in the Kansas City metropolitan area. Tom and Gwen are originally from North Dakota; they moved to the Kansas City area 32 years ago, and have been members of Atonement for 15 years. They have two children and six grandchildren, and…

Noah Hall

noah hall

Attending Atonement since 2011, activities have included teaching Sunday school, ushering, stewardship, golf league, and participating in parent’s night out (thanks nursery!). Noah enjoys spending time with the family, fishing, golfing, watching North Dakota State football, and parent’s night out.

Bill Tidd

bill tidd

Bill has been a Lutheran since age ten. He, and his wife Linda, have been members of Atonement since 1985. They have been married for 48 years, have two adult children and are blessed with five grandchildren. Bill is a retired psychologist who provided behavioral healthcare for more than 40 years. He completed 30 years…

Mike Walker

mike walker

Mike became a member of Atonement in 2005 when he was baptized with his daughter Eva. Before becoming an official member he attended with his then girlfriend Heidi Dieckhaus during High School and when home from college. Mike currently serves on the Children Spiritual Life team and Foundation Board. He taught 5th and 6th grade…

Molly Enko

mollee enko

A lifelong Lutheran, Mollee has been attending Atonement since 2014 and currently serves as council liaison for Missional Life. She is an Epidemiologist at the University of Kansas Medical Center, and she and her husband Pete have four children: Daniel, Nathan, Madeleine and Joshua.

Paula Hubbard

paula hubbard

Paula joined Atonement in 2005, and has enjoyed being involved in a variety of ministries, including Stephen Ministry, DivorceCare, serving as a worship assistant and a communion server, and participating in several of our music ministries, and regularly attends the Saturday worship services. She is semi-retired from school food service, and is exploring some other…

steve ruschill

On Sunday morning you will normally find Steve serving behind the sound board at the 8:30 service. He and his wife, Lynne, have been members of Atonement for about the last 20 years. Steve has been involved in youth ministry at Atonement including attending two KLYC Mission Trips, participating in confirmation, and leading youth Sunday…

bob lindeblad

Bob became a member of Atonement in 2017, after his long-time church home, Faith Lutheran in Prairie Village, made the decision to close its doors and dissolve as a congregation.  Over the 30+ years at Faith, he was involved with all aspects of the church community from serving on the Church Council and various committees, choir, Faith…

mike daley

Mike and his wife Nicole have been members at Atonement for over 10 years and have two boys, Connor, 7 and Joel, 5. Mike has been a Sunday school teacher at Atonement for the past five years and previously served as an usher. Mike is a CPA and works at Waddell & Reed as Corporate…