Meet Our Staff
Dr. Jay Lowder
It is our joy to serve you as we serve Jesus!
I earned by Ph.D. in Philosophy in from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and my Master of Divinity Degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Over the years, I have been a pastor, principal, and a teacher in three great states: Kentucky, Massachusetts, and Illinois. My Ph.D. Dissertation is online here.
My goal is help people meet Jesus and deepen their relationship with Him, for their joy and His glory.
Custodian and Technology Mananger
Roy possesses an amazing amount of talents, with which he serves the church graciously and faithfully: Custodial, Maintenance, Media Work, etc.
Nancy has a talent for keeping everything going in our busy church while making it look easy. She manages the office, keeps up communication into and out of the office, and works create beautiful church bulletins and Sunday morning PowerPoint slides. Her other tasks are numerous, and she is very efficient.
Mike Check, her husband, is our talented volunteer youth director, a retired coach from Pinckneyville High School, and a Member of the Illinois Basketball Coaches Hall of Fame.
Together, they hike God's creation all over the U.S.