LEVI EBLEN and COURTNEY ELSTER have joined Prairie Lakes Church. Eblen is a ministry resident. He received a BA in art education from Simpson College. He was head of men’s ministry and youth group leader at New Heights Church in Indianola and most recently was a student teacher at Southeast Polk Community School District. Elster is the child care coordinator at the church's Cedar Falls campus. She has a bachelor’s degree in early childhood/elementary education from the University of Northern Iowa. She most recently was a preschool teacher at the church during Women’s Ministry events and is a substitute teacher for the Cedar Falls Community School District.