Kristin La Ve’, Worship Director
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Kristin La Ve’ grew up in Riverton, Wyoming and attended Northwest College in Powell, Wyoming before graduating from Rocky Mountain College with a degree in Music Education K-12 and an emphasis on piano. She taught general music, band and choirs K-8 at Elysian, Eldergrove and Blue Creek Schools in the Billings area.
Kristin is married to Pierre La Ve’ and they have three children: Cierra, 14, Joe, 12 and Ian, 9. Kristin and Pierre have played music together since 1993 when she joined his country/rock band “Crossroadz” and have continued to write, record and perform for special occasions as “Servant 28”, an inspirational Christian rock band.
Kristin assisted Pierre in their powder coating business, Bosco Custom Powder Coating, the past few years in marketing, education presentations and direct sales. She is also forklift certified and has extensive steel fabrication and powder coating estimating experience.
Kristin’s church music background began as the accompanist for her Presbyterian church children’s choir in grade school and as the organist substitute at the church for her mother in high school. She spent seven years at American Lutheran Church leading the contemporary service and spending time as the children’s choir director as well as playing at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Shepherd and most recently as Music Director at Billings Central Christian Church, a Disciples of Christ parish.
Currently, Kristin is the Director of Music at St. John’s Lutheran Ministries for the campus leading worship services, teaching music to children and elders and developing intergenerational music ministry opportunities. In her spare time she enjoys writing music, working out, scuba diving and gardening. She can be seen outside the church at baseball games, track meets and kid’s band programs.
Kristin is very excited to be integrated into the vision of Atonement and is thrilled to engage in the joy of worship, music and ministry that the church holds.