Faith Lutheran Staff

  • Pastor James Wilcox joined Faith Lutheran Church in June 2019. Prior to joining Faith, Pastor Wilcox served as pastor at Good Shepherd Lutheran in West Allis, Wisconsin.
    Pastor Wilcox is married to his wife Bonnie and together they have two children Addison and Erin.

  • Mr. Josh Roth joined Faith as Principal and 7th & 8th grade teacher in 2020. He has been teaching for 19 years, and has also served as a principal for 15 of those years.  He is very involved in the overall ministry at Faith Lutheran Church, including church music and youth group activities.  He and his wife, Stephanie, have 4 children, ranging in age from 6 to 16 years old.  His hobbies include anything outdoors, sports, and music.

  • Mrs. Mary Kurbis has been teaching Kindergarten at Faith Lutheran since 1997. She also directs the Junior Choir and plays the organ for church services. She and her husband Jeff have lived in the Tacoma area since 1992. The Kurbis' have five children and 8 grandchildren. Her hobbies include reading and gardening. 

  • Mrs. Jill Holter has taught in the Tacoma area since her graduation from Dr. Martin Luther College in 1981. Mrs. Holter has been teaching at Faith Lutheran since 1994. She has taught many different grades in her teaching career, but currently teaches grades 1-2. She and her husband Larry have two children. Her hobbies include kayaking and reading. 

  • Mrs. Naomi Getka began teaching at Faith in 2016. Mrs. Getka graduated from Dr. Martin Luther College in 1995. Since then her teaching career includes working with a variety of grade levels that include teaching grades 1-5 and freshman through seniors at various schools. She and her husband, Jim, have five children. Mrs. Getka enjoys hiking, reading, volleyball, and time with family and friends.

  • Miss Heidi Moldenhauer graduated from Martin Luther College in May 2018 and was assigned to teach grades 5-6 and be the Athletic Director at Faith. She has enjoyed all of her experiences with children, some of which include working for the YMCA as a summer camp counselor, teaching Vacation Bible School, Coaching the MVL High School Dance Team, and her two student teaching experiences in grades 2-3. In her free time, she likes to play volleyball, hike, and visit family and friends. 

  • Mrs. Nicole Habeck has been a part of the licensed preschool teaching staff since 2015. Mrs. Habeck attended Bethany Lutheran College in Mankato, MN and graduated in 2004. She completed her Bachelors Degree in Education in 2017 from Western Governors University and earned her WA State Teachers License in 2018. Mrs. Habeck has experience teaching preschool through 6th grade. She is excited to serve the families of Faith as Director and Lead Teacher of the preschool. Mrs. Habeck is married to Nic Habeck and they have four children, Lily, Gabriel, Rudy, and Luther. She loves sports-especially soccer and basketball, to do anything outside, and to spend time with her family and friends. 

  • Mrs. Jordan Peck began serving as Office Manager at Faith in June 2019. Jordan is married to Nick Peck and they have two children Aidan and Harper. In her free time, Jordan enjoys spending time with her family, crafting, and cooking.