Office Coordinator

Cindy Sansale

Cindy is the office coordinator and has kept the office running smoothly for almost 5 years.  Cindy lives in Montgomery with her husband Jeff. 

Dir. of Youth and Young Adult Ministries

Marcia Schneider

Marcia was active in our church’s high school program for several years before being called to this position. Marcia developed the junior and senior high ministry teams, and recently began YAMs (Young Adult Ministries). Marcia and her husband Jim are the parents of two adult children. And let’s not forget “Gibson,” their German Short Hair, and "Gracie Belle," their retriever mix, of whom they are overly fond.

Director of Children's Ministries

Laura Bernabei

Laura works with our mid-week toGather team for children and youth, the Sunday School Coordinators and teachers, and supervises our summer programs for kids—including our annual Vacation Bible School. Laura and her husband Chuck are the parents of Katie, Nick and Erika. It's a blessing that she loves working with kids of all ages.

Director of Music

Vicki Linich

Vicki leads our staff and Worship Team in planning the themes of our worship services, as well as directing the Chancel Choir and scheduling instrumental and vocal music for our services. A gifted singer, Vicki has a master’s degree in music from NIU and offers voice and piano lessons to numerous adults and youth in the area.

Organist and Pianist

Lily Li

Yajing Li (Lily) is an active professional pianist and organist. She plays music for Sunday worship and accompanies the choir. Yajing has two master degrees in music from Northern Illinois University. She is also a piano teacher who loves sharing music with everyone.

 

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NURSERY ATTENDANt

Eli Bryant

Eli has been a member at this church for almost 11 years and has served in our church nursery since 2016. He is a daycare teacher for ages 1 to 3. Eli is one of 8 children, loves the outdoors and serving the community, and is a huge animal lover. He has a bichon shih tzu named Zorro and a bunny named Zena. 

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Custodians

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Fred and Judy Neitzel

Fred & Judy have been cleaning our facilities for almost 20 years. During those years, all of their four children have worked with them and “grown up” on the job. Now Fred and Judy can boast of having seven grandchildren.