Gayle Renken
Gayle RenkenPrincipal
Mrs. Renken was born in St. Louis, MO but was raised in Taiwan by her missionary parents. She attended and received her teaching credential from Valparaiso University. For 8 years after college, Mrs. Renken taught 1st and 2nd grade at Hong Kong International School. She taught Kindergarten for 6 years at St. Timothy’s before becoming the principal in 2007. Mrs. Renken has been married since 1987 and has 2 daughters, now both in college– both of her daughters are alumni of St. Timothy’s. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, seeing movies, spending time outdoors with her family and watching her daughter dance.

Favorite Bible Verse: “We know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.” Romans 8:28

Stephanie Gamble
Stephanie GamblePreschool Director
Stephanie Gamble has been teaching since 2007 and became a part of St. Timothy’s staff in 2010. She was born in San Jose and grew up in Morgan Hill. She graduated from Live Oak High School and continued her education at West Valley College. In her spare time, she enjoy’s spending time with her family, gardening, working out and other outdoor activities. She’s honored to have the privilege to work with such a dynamic group of people here at St. Timothy’s.

Favorite Bible verse: “It is God who arms me with strength and makes my way perfect.” Psalms 18:32

Marianne Larson
Marianne LarsonAdministrative Assistant
Mrs. Larson comes from a large Italian family in Detroit, Michigan. In 1956 her parents packed 4 kids and everything they could into a station wagon and moved to San Jose CA, where her family has been happy ever since. Mrs. Larson has been involved with St. Timothy’s since 1983 when her son started Kindergarten here. She has had many roles on staff throughout the years, including preschool, elementary, day care and finally the office. Before coming to St. Tim’s Mrs. Larson attended Leigh High School, West Valley College, and she worked for a large insurance company as a supervisor. Mrs. Larson has been married since 1973 and has 2 children Scott and Laura. Her hobbies are sewing, knitting, crocheting, cross-stitching and reading. Marinne says, “For me St. Timothy’s is a wonderful caring community where every person, adult and child, is loved and cared for. As adults we are able to show the children our love for the Lord, in all that we say and do.

Favorite Bible Verse: “Be joyful always, pray at all times, be thankful in all circumstances. This is what God wants from you in your life in union with Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5:16-17

Megan Primrose
Megan PrimroseCommunity Development Director
Born and raised in San Jose, Megan attended Valley Christian High School and then went to southern California to attend Concordia University in Irvine. Concordia has a wonderful teaching program that gave Megan a great deal of hands-on experience. Megan began teaching in 2010 and joined the St. Timothy’s staff in 2011. She has taught both 5th Grade and Kindergarten and began working as the Community Development Coordinator in 2013. Megan was married in 2011 and welcomed a son in 2014. In her free time, Megan loves to spend time with her family and friends, read,and enjoy music and movies.

Favorite Bible Verse: “Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him and He will make your paths straight.” Proverbs 3:5-6

Jeanette Stahlke
Jeanette StahlkeFinancial Administrator
Mrs. Stahlke was born in Redding, CA and graduated from Chico State University. She has been married since 1989 and has three girls who are all still in school. Mrs. Stahlke enjoys spending time with family, baking and cooking. She has been working for St. Tim’s since 2005.

Favorite Bible verse: Trust in the LORD with all your heart; and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. Proverbs 3:5-6