Staff, Elders, & Deacons


Kellen Smith

Senior Pastor/Head of Staff

630-668-5147 x 31 / email

Kyle Roggenbuck

Pastor/Pastoral Care

630-668-5147 x 13 / email

Kedrick Armstrong

Director of Music Ministry

630-668-5147 x 22 / email

Jan Buscher

Church Administrator

630-668-5147 x 19 / email

ALICE Lechiara

Financial Assistant

630-668-5147 x 18 / email

Janet Rynne

Administrative Assistant

630-668-5147 x 10 / email

Tammy Brokaw

Administrative Assistant

630-668-5147 x 10 / email

Chandra Gravit

Preschool Director

630 668-5147 x 27 / email

Caryn Andrews

Communications Coordinator

630-668-5147 x 17 / email

Tanya Downing

Wedding Coordinator

630-668-5147 / email

Lynn Nuzzo

Director of Children's Ministry

630 668-5147 x 14 / email

Laurie Meissner

Interim Director of Middle School Ministry

630-668-5147 x 20 / email

Nancy Goodwin

Director of High School Ministry

630-668-5147 x 16 / email

Scott Rice

Building Facility Manager

630-668-5147 x 11 / email

Kim VanOss

Wedding Coordinator

630-668-5147 / email


Elders are chosen by the congregation and serve on the session with the pastors to lead, govern and provide for worship, working to strengthen and nurture the faith and life of the congregation.

Rev. Kellen Smith

Moderator / email

D. Matthew Stremel

Clerk / email

Steve Van Oss

Treasurer / email

Sharon Carroll

Bev Cheairs

Bob Cherry

Bob Gagnon

Agnes Kenton

Justin Mead

Tom Powell

Rev. Kyle Roggenbuck

Robbie Spehr

Dan Spiegel

Beth Trumpy

Lisa Vliek

Mike Weatherred


Deacons provide an assertive ministry of sympathy, witness, service, and prayer following the example of Jesus Christ, responding to individual needs, joys, and concerns of our congregation and extending the hand of Christian fellowship to our community and the world. Contact Kyle Roggenbuck at 630-668-5147 to find out who your deacon is.

Janice Zeuch

Moderator / Email

Andie Alvis

Deb Beccasio

Margaret Bucholz

Stacy Chojnacki

Rich Clark

Patricia Davidson

Scott Downing

Rudy Fischer

Bev Gleich

Marsha Geddes

Bea Grabowski

Kate Hinson

Scott Iliff

Steve Johnson

Sher Kirschbaum

Julee Lockard

Tyra Luhrsen

Peggy Martin

Kris Mast

Laurie Meissner

Cullen Miller

Kathy Nickell

Justin Nelson

Scott Slate

Margit Spires

Angela Stephenson

Linda Stephenson

Janet Stoll

Linda Wischnowski

Kate Yenchek

Megan Zorn

"I have been going to First Pres my entire life. It is like my second home in more ways than one."

Jesslyn C.

  • Summer Worship 9:30 a.m.

  • Adult Education 10:45 a.m.

    Adult Education  
    Sunday School ages 2 - High School from Sept - May  

  • Childcare

    Childcare for infants - 4 year olds is available throughout the morning