Pastor Viviane Thomas-Breitfeld began her position as Central’s pastor on September 1, 2020.  She is a pastor in the ELCA, a denomination in full communion with the UMC, with 40 years of parish ministry experience. She has served as pastor of congregations in the meto Greater Milwaukee, Kenosha and Beloit, and as a Bishop. Pastor Viviane was trained in intentional interim ministry early in her pastoral career. She is from New York and is a graduate of Cornell University, Ithaca, NY and McCormick Theological Seminary, Chicago, IL. Pastor Viviane lives in Brookfield with her husband, Pastor Fred, who serves at Jackson Park Lutheran Church. They have two married children and three grandchildren. Pastor Viviane a gourmet cook, quilter, and world traveler.