St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church of El Dorado Hills has a new pastor, Trudy Franzen.
Pastor Franzen has a BA in Spanish from CSU Fresno, where she minored in Music. She taught Spanish, English, and English as a Second Language for 11 years before beginning theological study at Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary. She is married to Gary and has three teenage children, Grace, John and Amy. She is also a glass mosaic artist and a fan of drum and bugle corps.