Council Members

Steve Ruschill - council member

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…

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.

Mike Daley council treasurer

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…

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…

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…

Penny Eaton - on council

Penny Eaton

My family and I have lived in Olathe for the past 13 years; I have been married to Mark for 20 years. I own my own cleaning business, Lucky Penny’s Cleaning. Mark is part owner and tax manager at Ifft and Company and has been with the firm for over 25 years. Our son, Jackson,…

Keith Neuma - on council

Keith Neuman

Ricki and I have been members of Atonement for over 30 yrs. During that time, I have assisted in Sunday school, confirmation, call committee as well as some church technology Keith Neuman. improvements. We have raised our four children at Atonement; Eric, ‘Miss Erin’, Emily and Evan. We miss our five grandchildren who live far away in…

ashley swan - on council

Ashley Swan

I am a lifelong Lutheran, becoming a member of Atonement in 2017 with my husband, Scott, and children; I’m originally from the Wichita, KS area. All three of our children have been baptized at Atonement: August (5), Frances (3) and Rosemary (6 mo). I am an active member of the Transition team, leading the Communication…

Bob Lindeblad - on council

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…