Get to know our team!

Kristofer Sommerfeld

Director

Kristofer is our Director. He has over 15 years of experience in multi-media, puppetry, creative arts, and children’s ministry. Kristofer has trained under some of the nation’s top puppeteers and is the president of the National Fellowship of Christian Puppeteers (FCP). Kristofer is the founder of Kristofer Sommerfeld Productions and the brand “Puppedcation.” He teaches at international, national and regional creative arts conferences. In his “spare time”, he plays the drums and piano. Kristofer’s future plans are to travel the U.S.

Fun Fact : Kristofer married Amanda in December of 2017 after 10 years of dating!

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Kendra Sommerfeld

Creator/Writer

Kendra is our Writer and Creative Consultant.  Her education and over 40+ years of experience are centered in children’s ministry. Her passion is for children to know how very much God loves them. Kendra teaches at national and regional creative arts conferences. She is also a part of Kristofer Sommerfeld Productions’s creative team. Her future plans include writing children’s books.

Fun Fact : Kendra loves reading!

Kristyn Sommerfeld

Creative Artist

Kristyn is one of our Creative Artists. She loves music and has a gift for using sign language as praise and worship. She has 14 years of experience in puppetry and children’s ministry. Kristyn excels at making a puppet come to life and interpretive movement. She works as part of the Kristofer Sommerfeld Production’s creative team and is studying photography. Kristyn teaches at regional and national creative arts conferences. Her future plans are to travel the U.S. and to help with Operation Christmas Child.

Fun Fact : Kristyn loves chocolate chip cookies and sweet tea!

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Amanda Sommerfeld

Creative Artist

Amanda is one of our Creative Artists. She will find a use for anything in ways they weren’t intended for. She is the “go-to” for ideas on how to make almost any kind of prop. Amanda has 11+ years of experience in puppetry. She is a governess and also part of the Kristofer Sommerfeld Production’s creative team. Amanda teaches at regional and national creative arts conferences. Her future goal is to visit Europe.

Fun Fact : Amanda loves her dog Tora! 🐶

Denny Sommerfeld

Business Manager

Denny puts his degree in Business Administration to good use as our Business Manager. He also offers spiritual guidance for the ministry. He likes to use his woodworking skills to build props and sets for the ministry. He plays the guitar and enjoys stamp collecting in his “free time.”  Denny’s future plans include ministry studies.

Fun Fact: Denny loves 70’s Christian music.

Garrett Elliott

Choreographer

Garrett is a member of Love Reached and is also known to lend a hand to Evergreen wherever needed…  His love of music and drama has played a part in inspiring his desire to share God’s love with others in very unique ways.  Garrett has eight years of experience in choreographing for all sorts of creative arts, from human video to dowel rods.  Whether it be through dramas, dance-infused sign language, or directing productions, he is always striving to be inventive in the creative world.

Fun Fact – Garrett likes to play piano and possibly even dance around his room when no one is watching.

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