Daycare Staff


Mrs. Tory Parrish

Daycare Director

Mrs. Tory Parrish grew up in Berrien Springs, MI.  She graduated from Southwestern Michigan College with a degree in Early Childhood Education.  She started at Trinity Lutheran School in 2013 as the Preschool Director/Teacher.  She previously worked at Trinity Lutheran in St. Joseph, MI, as the Early Childhood Center Director.   Tory and her husband Lance have a daughter, Brooklyn and a son, Lincoln. They enjoy camping, family movie nights and traveling.



Mr. Mike Shembarger

Daycare Supervisor

Mr. Shembarger was raised in Berrien Springs and graduated from Berrien Springs High School.  He received his Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education from Andrew's University.  He later earned a Master's Degree in Elementary Administration from Western Michigan University.  He served as the elementary principal at Mars Elementary in Berrien Springs for 22 years which also included a four year period as principal of Sylvester Elementary.  He is married to his wife Sarah and has seven grandchildren.


Support Staff

Mrs. Amy Bartz

Office Administrator


Ms. Sara Jasper

Business Manager