All-Saints Lutheran Church
5501 148th Ave NE
Bellevue, WA 98007

(425) 881-2925


Reverend Benjamin Dolby


Mrs. Barbara Callahan

(425) 881-292


Rise and Shine Preschool

Mr. Paix Irigon, Director

Ms. Sue, Preschool Teacher

Ms. Gabriela, Preschool Assistant

(425) 691-8325

Preschool Staff

Rise and Shine Preschool Staff 

Mr.Paix Irigon

Preschool Director

Paix has been Rise and Shine’s Director since 2016. Prior to that, he worked with preschool children and coached basketball for almost 10 years. He earned his CDA (Child Development Associates) in 2014. During his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter.




Mrs.Beth Batig

Morning Teacher

Beth has been with Rise and Shine Preschool since 2015, becoming Lead Teacher in 2017. She’s worked with families and children for 20 years. When not at Preschool, she can be found volunteering at her Children’s schools’, attending soccer games with her family, or traveling... often back to her hometown of Cleveland.



Mrs.Sebele Gurmessa

Morning Teacher

Sebele is originally from East Africa (Ethiopia) and is married with 3 children. She joined Rise and Shine in 2017 and is a natural with the children and the families. She enjoys cooking and knitting during her free time.




Mrs.Leanna Cabanilla

Afternoon Teacher

Mrs. Leanna is new this year, but she has worked with preschool age as a Sunday School teacher for over 5 years.  




Anu Järvinen

Afternoon Teacher

Anu is a new member in Rise and Shine Preschool staff. She moved to US from Finland with her family in 2016. She has studied and worked as an elementary school teacher for 10 years. Anu enjoys hiking and camping with her husband and two teenaged daughters.