Meet our Church Staff

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Eric

TALK TO ME ABOUT

Our community together, my sermons, about who God is for you and the reasons why you should be a part of this amazing community of faith.

 

MY FAMILY

Cori and I have been married since 2002 and we have two children, a daughter Lorelei and a son Hadley.  We also are always caring for at least two dogs.

 

WHERE I'M FROM

I grew up in Moline, IL - College at U of Iowa - Seminary in Denver, CO

 

WHEN I'M NOT AT LEROY FIRST

I spend time with my family, volunteer for the local Fire Department, train for various triathlon races and work on old cars.

 

Steve

TALK TO ME ABOUT

Connecting with our youth and connecting them to Christ and our missions acitivities.

MY FAMILY

My wife Crystal and I have been married since 1991 and we have three children.  Abby is married to Luke Aupperle and they have blessed us with two beautiful grandchildren, Wren and Jasper.  Hillary lives in Normal, IL and Seth is a recent graduate of Olivet Nazarene University.  Reggie is our 110 pound, ten year old Rottweiler mix.

 

WHERE I'M FROM

I Grew up in Arthur, IL - Graduated from Eureka College - Then Chicago, Clinton, IL, Decatur, IL - and LeRoy has been home for the past 12 years.

 

WHEN I'M NOT AT LEROY FIRST

Golf: playing and watching - During football season I will be supporting my beloved New Orleans Saints Football team! - I also spend a lot of time watching and supporting the various LeRoy sports programs.

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Hellena

TALK TO ME ABOUT

How this crazy place actually works and how I can help you get stuff done here!

 

MY FAMILY

Matt my husband and our son Jude

 

WHERE I'M FROM

mostly Illinois

 

WHEN I'M NOT AT LEROY FIRST

I spend a lot of time running around chasing after my son and his adventures

 

Steve D.

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Your love for music, how you can join us in the choir and how we might use my 45+ years of Church music to help you express your faith.

 

MY FAMILY

"Resuce Pets" who keep my house and the Wendell Niepagen Garden Shop fully of life.

 

WHERE I'M FROM

I'm a native of Le Roy, spent many years on the East Coast and have been back home since 86.

 

WHEN I'M NOT AT LEROY FIRST

I have been actively involved in the community, chairing parades, the Christmas Celebration, Oktoberfest, and other community events for numerous years.  I have been a member of the city council for the City of LeRoy, and am currently Mayor of the city.

 

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Jared

Talk to me about

Music and art. We want you to feel open to share your gifts with our congregation, what's your gift and can I help you to cultivate it.

 

My family

I am married to Annie Hobson, a long time member of the church, and we have two young boys who I'm sure you will see running around the halls between services.

 

Where I'm from

I grew up in the east suburbs of Chicago. We currently live in Farmer City.

 

When I'm not at Leroy First

You can find me at my full-time job or at home painting.