Mrs. Ward received her teaching degree from Spring Arbor University and taught for several years in California. She and her husband, Dustin, have three children.  They attend Elkton Missionary Church.

Beth Elston​

Ms. Kunisch graduated from USA High School in Sebewaing. Since then she has worked for Active Industries in Sebewaing, Thrivent Financial, Mutual Savings, and Independent Bank.

David Faupel


6th-8th Grade Teacher

Marcine Moore

Hot Lunch and Custodian


Sarah Brooks

Childcare Director



Mrs. Barry holds a B.S. in Education from Central Michigan University. She has taught  at Cross Lutheran School for over 30 years.  She still has a lot of energy, loves to read aloud to her students, and still has her red hair! 

Carrie Ward
1st-2nd Grade Teacher

Pr. Glenn completed his Master of Divinity degree attending the Institute of Lutheran Theology located in Brookings, SD.  Glenn and his wife LuAnne are from Ladysmith, WI. They have 5 children and 10 grandchildren.

Gwynne Barry
3rd-5th Grade Teacher

Mrs. Brown earned her teaching degree from MSU.  She worked at the Tuscola ISD for 10 years.  She and her husband, Eric, have three boys and live in the Cass City area. 


Our Staff​​

Ms. Moore graduated from Southfield High School in Southfield, Michigan.  Since then she has worked as a safety and compliance manager for a trucking firm and managed a floor covering business.

Sarah has a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education from CMU. She has 22 years of experience in the childcare field, including 11 as the Director of Sonshine Kids Daycare in Bad Axe.

Mrs. Hass graduated with a teaching degree from Western Michigan University.  During her career she taught at Bad Axe, Lakers, Harbor Beach, and Swan Valley.  After retirement, she started a tutorial service, working with children one-on-one in her home. In 2014, she began working at Cross Lutheran under Title I funding. 

Karn Brown

DK-Kindergarten Teacher


Mr. Faupel holds a B.A. in Elementary Education from Saginaw Valley State University, with endorsements in Social Studies, Science, and Mathematics. He has been teaching at Cross Lutheran School since 2010.

Glenn Sokolowski


Cross Lutheran School

Mrs. Elston holds a B.A. and a Lutheran Teacher Diploma from Concordia University, Ann Arbor, MI. She also earned an Elementary Endorsement through graduate work at SVSU.

 Guiding children to learn, to love, and to live under the grace of God's forgiveness

Susan Hass

Reading Specialist

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