Yvonne is a superstar! God gave her a vision for a media ministry at Immanuel, and she has been obedient to following it. She has gone from using a little hand held camera to now running a multi-camera live stream every Sunday. The best part? Yvonne is all self taught! Her passion for media ministry has her learning something new every day to better our media ministry here at Immanuel. Yvonne is always looking for volunteers to join the media team. Yvonne will be the first to tell you...experience is not necessary!
Roger has been sharing his musical talents at Immanuel for ---- years. He has many gifts in the musical department, but primarily plays organ and piano for worship. Roger is also the director of our choir and works diligently with its members to offer choral selections throughout the month. When he is not at Immanuel, Roger is working as a music teacher for high schoolers and playing beautiful music on the piano at many different locations throughout the week.
Mary is a recent member of Immanuel, but that has not stopped her from seeing needs and helping to get them met. Mary has a passion for kids and has made it her mission at Immanuel to help kids learn about God, church, and their faith.
Lisa, a native to Rich Township, began her ministry with Immanuel in May of 2013. She comes to us with experience in youth ministry, worship leading, family ministry, and so much more. Lisa's primary position at Immanuel is maintaining our website. However, she also functions as our confirmation instructor, co-coordinator for our food and clothing pantry, and the event coordinator for our annual Back2School Bash. She also leads worship on occasion at Immanuel and St. Paul's Matteson with her bandmates from E85.
Cathy is our go to person at the church. Always a friendly face, she has the answer for almost any question you ask her. Cathy also knows the answer to a happy staff is a bowl full of delicious candy. Yum! When Cathy is not at Immanuel keeping everything in order, she is at home spoiling her beautiful grandchildren.
Pastor Bryan is a liftetime Midwesterner from Cleveland, Ohio. He attended Cleveland State University graduating with a Bachelors Degree in Religious Studies. In May of 2007, he received his Masters of Divinity from Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, IN. Pastor Bryan was interim pastor for Immanuel before becoming the called pastor in March of 2014. He is married to his lifetime love Stephanie (Sugah). They have two children, Olyvea and Silas.
Cacia has been leading GriefShare and walking along side those struggling with their grief for over 5 years now.