Our Team

Reverend Kim Magwire


Pastor Kim is a progressive pastor and brings a voice to our covenants.  She recognizes the passion and spirit in each of us and supports us to live them out loud. She is currently with us part time.

Bryan Kelso Crow


Bryan shares his love for music in many forms, with a leaning towards Irish music.  He is the host of NPR's Celtic Connections and is a Professor at SIU-C.  Bryan has been our pianist for many years.  

Marisa Winegar

Music Director

Marisa brings her love for music and the belief that we all are capable of making joyful music.  She has nurtured our choir no matter the number.  She teaches Music at John A. Logan & Rend Lake College. 

Nathan Marks 

Volunteer Hospitality Coordinator

Nathan ensures  your welcome  is extravagant.  He and his partner, Dustin, organize the Sunday Morning Brunch,  Monthly Potlucks, church activities, and so much more.  

Tramell Malone

Office Staff

Tramell is our part-time staff working on our "News You Can Use" published weekly and our monthly Newsletter.  In addition he helps Pastor Kim on various projects.  

Colleen Flanagan

Website Coordinator

Colleen is currently developing our new website.  She is retired from a career in social services.  Colleen is always on the hunt for experiences and mentors to enhance spiritual growth. 

Jan & Dale Ritzel

Building & Grounds Coordinators

Jan and Dale have been the Building and Grounds Coordinators for many years.  Both have worked too many  hours to count keeping our church & grounds safe for the congregation and our Earth.  Jan is currently our Council President.  





 Aaron Newcomb

Volunteer Youth Coordinator

 Dr. Aaron Newcomb is currently serving our youth in Christian Education and activities.  He is often found near the soccer nets cheering our youth on or assisting our youth participate in worship services (such as lighting the candles on the alter).