Pastor Seng and wife Jennifer were raised in the Panhandle of Nebraska, Steven on a combination dry land wheat and irrigated corn, dry bean, sugar beet, and alfalfa farm in the North Platte River valley near Bridgeport, NE and Jennifer on a dry land wheat farm near Dalton, NE. Both were raised around beef cattle.
Before returning to farming in 1975 Steven served three years in the U.S. Army, with two and a half spent in Heilbronn, Germany as a mechanic and wrecker operator.
Upon their marriage in 1978 they farmed in the Redington, NE and Bridgeport area until January 1996. After a farm sale they moved to Dubuque, IA where Steven attended the University of Dubuque, where he earned a B.A. in Religious Studies, a minor in History, and then his Master of Divinity from the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary.
Ordained in June of 2001 he then served his first church in Wellsburg, WV and subsequently a church in Torrington, WY. Upon leaving the Torrington church and the PCUSA in 2013 he served as Pulpit Supply Pastor for two churches in the Nebraska Sandhills - Ashby and Hyannis, NE Congregational Churches.
Jennifer has worked in a florist shop, for an after hours call service, as a vet tech, a church camp director, a secretary for a medical malpractice attorney, as office manager for a dentist and wife hygienist, and as an insurance verifier for Regional West Hospital in Scottsbluff, NE. Jennifer is presently self employed - JeniLyn Creations - where she embroiders tea towels, bath towels, t-shirts, and an assortment of other similar items. She also does quilting and makes table runners for various seasons, occasions, and purposes. Jennifer also does day care for granddaughter Cora and several other area toddlers.
Pastor Steven's other interests include reading, metal working and fabrication (lighted Christmas tree carousels and several uniquely constructed bicycles), and infrequent use of his 12 string guitar. He presently is a substitute bus driver for Bickleton School District.
They have four grown children and nine grandchildren. Their eldest daughter and husband, Rev. Matthew and Anna Froeschle (Elizabeth and Zachary) live in Matoon, IL. Their eldest son and wife, SFC Andrew and Christina Seng (Cordelia, Delilah, Kaiden, and Kian), live in Lawton (Ft. Sill), OK. Their youngest son and wife, Aaron and Kara Seng (Harmonee and Gavin), reside in Clovis, NM. Their youngest daughter Alicia Seng and her daughter Cora live with them here in Bickleton WA.