Chapel on the Hill - N2440 Ara Glen Drive - Lake Geneva
To Reach Chapel Staff Call: 262.245.9122
Chapel on the Hill is located 3 miles west of Lake Geneva, on Highway 50 at Cisco Road, across from Geneva Ridge Resort.
Pastor of Chapel on the Hill
Sean is a native of Delavan, Wisconsin, graduating from Delavan-Darien High School in 2002. He studied at the University of Dubuque, receiving his Bachelor of Arts in Religion (2014) and Master of Divinity (2016). While in seminary, he served several internships in Janesville, Wisconsin, as well as Dubuque and Marion, Iowa.
In the summer of 2001, Sean met Colleen while performing in a production of "Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up?" at Chapel on the Hill's Christian Arts Centre. They were friends for several years before he worked up the nerve to ask her on a date in 2006. They were married in 2008 and have four wonderful children: Elena (6), Benjamin (4), Seth (2), and baby Gabriel.
Before Sean was called to ministry, he worked as an American Sign Language interpreter in Wisconsin and Illinois. Sean enjoys many activities, including golf, tennis, racquetball, swimming, pyrotechnics, and the fine and performing arts. He looks forward to witnessing God working through the wonderful people here at Chapel on the Hill and the surrounding lakes area communities.
Director of Christian Arts
Colleen is a native of Genoa City, Wisconsin, graduating from Badger High School in 2002. She studied at University of Wisconsin-Parkside, receiving her Bachelor of Arts in Theatre (2007). Her theatre experience is extensive, with acting and choreography credits all over Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa. She is a life long member of PM&L Theatre in Antioch, Illinois and brings deep passion for theatre and the dramatic arts to her position as Director of Christian Arts.
Colleen has been married to Pastor Sean since 2008 and they have four beautiful children: Elena (6), Benjamin (5), Seth (2), and Gabriel (1).
Missional Pastor Jeff Quinto is the celebrant for non-member weddings at Chapel on the Hill. We invite all who desire a Service of Christian Marriage to celebrate your wedding in our beautiful Chapel facilities. For more information, please see the weddings section under the Worship tab, or at WeddingsinLake Geneva.com.
Kerry John Knowlton
Music Minister Kerry John directs the Chapel Choir, and encourages everyone with a love of music to join the Choir. He will work with our children in the Music Room each Sunday morning, from 9:00 - 9:30 A.M., before they go to their classrooms for Bible Study. He leads Choir practice each Sunday morning from 9:45 - 10:15 A.M, leads the music worship beginning at 10:30 A.M. and again leads Choir practice at 12:00 P.M., following the worship service. He is also making plans for a Children's Choir, outside of Sunday School, with details coming soon.
Kris was trained as a classical pianist, becoming an elementary music teacher (orchestra director) in Racine and Waukesha counties, and has served as a church/high school/theatre accompanist for over 20 years. She most recently was employed as the choir accompanist at First Congregational Church in Fort Atkinson, WI. Kris also holds a bachelor's degree in Music Education (UW- Parkside) and a master's degree in Curriculum/Instruction (UW-Whitewater). Residing in Williams Bay, Kris raises miniature dachshunds and grows organic vegetables.
Karen Kurth Hakes