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Gary Rohrmayer

Gary Rohrmayer - President & Executive Minister

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Favorite Verse: "I pray that you may be active in sharing your faith, so that you will have a full understanding of every good thing we have in Christ." Philemon 1:6

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Dick Loizeaux - Church Strengthening Director

Favorite Verse: "For the Lord your God is living among you. He is a mighty savior. He will take delight in you with gladness. With his love, he will calm all your fears. He will rejoice over you with joyful songs. Zephaniah 3:17 (NLT)

Family: Dick and his wife Nancy have been married forty-two years. They have four married children and thirteen grandchildren. Dick loves harnessing his thirty years of pastoral ministry experience to serve and encourage the great pastors of Converge churches. 

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847.533.0143 

Jim Lacy 

Jim Lacy - Church Stengthening Director - Michigan

Favorite Verse: You are worthy, our Lord and God, to receive glory and honor and power, for you created all things, and by your will they were created and have their being." -Revelation 4:11

Family: Jim and his wife Nancy are celebrating their 37th year of marriage with a W. Caribbean cruise in April. Besides preaching, Jim's favorite activity is scuba diving.  He is now beginning his winter training for his 5th triathlon in July. He loves his jobs serving with Converge MidAmerica in Michigan and teaching ministry courses at Cornerstone University.

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616.914.3609

 Ray Woods

Ray Woods - Director of Business Operations

Favorite Verse: "But God did not raise his hand against these leaders of the Israelites; they saw God, and they ate and drank.Exodus 24:11 – How cool would that be - to just hang out with God for a meal?

Family: This Grandparenting thing is Fantastic! It’s tough having two of them so far away in LA though. Ray and his wife Ruth have three kids and 5 grandkids. 

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Mary Rohrmayer

Mary Rohrmayer - Ministry to Pastors' Wives

Favorite Verse: "Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight." Proverbs 3:5-6

Family: Gary and I are high school sweethearts and have three grown children: Josh, Dan and Kallie.  I like to crochet, have coffee dates with friends and watch the tv show Survivor with Gary (haven’t missed a season yet!)  We share our home with a rambunctious little Yorkie mix dog named Maggie.

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Wanda Manning - Office Manager & Executive Administrator

Favorite Verse: “She is clothed in strength and dignity and she laughs without fear of the future." Proverbs 31:25

Family:  Wanda lives in the western suburbs of Chicago. She has three daughters and a Shih Tzu named Codi and a Yorkie named Cooper. Wanda loves to serve in her church, read, bake and volunteer.

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847.692.4125 x 301 

Katie Nelson

Katie Nelson - Church Planting & Pastoral Search Administrator

Favorite Verse: "He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the human heart; yet no one can fathom what God has done from beginning to end." - Ecclesiastes 3:11

Family: Katie and her husband Scott live in the Northern suburbs of Chicago with two young boys & a silver lab puppy. She loves change, design, fresh flowers and swedish fish. 

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 Eileen Herrera - Financial Assistant

Favorite Verse: “Everything is permissible” - but not everything is beneficial.  “Everything is permissible” - but not everything is constructive.  I Corinthians 10:23

Family: Eileen and her husband Gilbert live in Chicago with their three children.

 

 

Fred Obleton - Coordinator of African American Ministries

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(847) 360-1008

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 Jessy Padilla - Director of Hispanic Ministries

Favorite Verse: Psalm 143:10

Family: Happily married for 21 years to my lovely wife Marilu, I have two teenage boys.

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847.249.8080 

 

Nepthali Mullings - Director of Pastoral Care to Hispanic Churches

Favorite Verse: Philippians 4:13 - I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.

Family: My wife Shirley and I been married for 38 wonderful years, we have been blessed with three daughters; Michelle, Nataly and Eunice,  and six grandchildren; Anthony, Emmanuel Elijah, Arianna, Jasmine  and Trinity.

We have been connected to church ministry since the beginning of our marriage life both in our native land Honduras and here in USA. We have endured many trials, but also have been blessed, tremendously. We are specially  thankful to the Lord for this stage of our life because for the first time in our life living in America we are able to serve the Lord “full time”, we consider that, an honor and a privilege. 

Mi verso favorito:  Filipenses 4:13 “Todo lo puedo en Cristo que me fortalece”.

Familia: Mi esposa  Shirley y yo hemos estado casado por 38 maravillosos años, juntos hemos sido bendecidos con tres hijas Michelle, Nataly, and Eunice, 6 nietos Anthony, Emmanuel, Elijah, Arianna Jasmine y Trinity.

Desde el principio hemos estados conectados con el servicio a la iglesia en nuestra patria Honduras y subsiguientemente en USA. Hemos pasado por diversas pruebas pero también hemos sido bendecidos grandemente. Especialmente estamos agradecidos a nuestro Dios porque por primera vez en USA podemos ministrar a “tiempo completo”, el cual consideramos un honor y un gran privilegio.

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847.343.0409 

Bruce McEvoy - Director of Student Ministries Movement

Favorite Verse: "As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another." Proverbs 27:17

Family: Bruce and his wife Diana have been married 19 years. They have a son Joel in high school and daughter, Sarah, in Middle School.  Bruce has a passion for fishing and running and does both with as many family members as he can inspire. Diana has joined him as his greatest fan on his journey toward a marathon in each state.

 

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