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Michael Fuelling

Michael Fuelling

Lead Pastor | michael.fuelling@gmail.com

Michael has attended Village Church since 2001, and has been serving as Lead Pastor since 2010. Michael and his wife, Breanne,  have three kids - Elliette, Evia, and Eliex. Michael graduated from Moody Bible Institute with a BA in Pastoral Ministry and from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School with a Masters of Divinity.

Tim Chinn

Tim Chinn

Discipleship Pastor | tchinn@vcob.org

Tim has attended Village Church since February 2014 when he came on staff as the Pastor of Discipleship. Tim, and his wife, Rene,  have two children and a new grandson. Tim graduated from Baptist Bible College with a BA in pastoral ministries and from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary with a MA in Pastoral Ministries.

Alex Culpepper

Alex Culpepper

Next Gen Pastor| aculpepper@vcob.org

Alex started attending Village Church, his wife Andrea's home church, in 2015. Alex and Andrea have been married since 2015.  Alex graduated with a BA in Communication and Music Production in 2012. He graduated from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School with a Masters of Divinity in 2017. 

 

Matt Young

Matt Young

Worship Pastor | myoung@vcob.org

 Matt has attended Village Church since August 2016 when he joined the staff as the Worship Pastor. Matt and his wife, Amanda, have two boys- Micah and Calvin. Matt graduated from Moody Bible Institute with a BA in Theology.

Haley Versluys

Haley Versluys

Communications Manager | hversluys@vcob.org

Haley has attended Village Church since January 2017 when she began as Communications Manager. She graduated from Moody Bible Institute with a BA in Counseling  in 2016.

Matt and Lauren Soules

Matt and Lauren Soules

Student Pastor/ Student Director |msoules@vcob.org| lsoules@vcob.org

 Lauren has attended the Village Church since the late 1980's and Matt began attending in 2005. They have been on staff as the Directors of Student and Young Adult Ministries since August 2013. Matt and Lauren  have four children: Madison, Colton, Weston, and Remington. Matt attended Cedarville University for his undergrad, then went on to receive his MA at the University of Dayton. Lauren graduated from Huntington College with a BA in Communications.

Melanie Marr

Melanie Marr

Connections Director/ Office Manager | mmarr@vcob.org

Melanie has attended Village Church since March 2017 and joined the staff as Connections Director/Office Manager in September 2017. Melanie and her husband Cornelius have two children - Rohan and Lorelai. Melanie graduated from Elmhurst College with a BA in Piano Performance.

Amanda Young

Amanda Young

Financial Director/ Pastoral Assistant | ayoung@vcob.org

Amanda has attended Village Church since August 2016 when her husband, Matt, joined the staff as the Worship Pastor. Matt and Amanda have two boys, Micah and Calvin.

Bethany Thomas

Bethany Thomas

Designer | bthomas@vcob.org

Bethany has been attending Village Church since birth. Bethany and her husband, Jonathan,  have two children- Oliver and Juniper. After working as the Connections and Communications Director until 2016, she transitioned to working as designer after her second child.

Village church Elders

John Shales

John Shales

Directional Team Elder

John Nawrocki

John Nawrocki

Directional Team Elder

Michael Fuelling

Michael Fuelling

Directional Team Elder

Kirk Verhasselt

Kirk Verhasselt

Village Church of Bartlett Elder

Tim Chinn

Tim Chinn

Village Church of Bartlett Elder

Deacons

Bert Thompson

Bert Thompson

Deacon

Marv Starzak

Marv Starzak

Deacon

Mick Youmans

Mick Youmans

Deacon

Jeff Antioho

Jeff Antioho

Deacon

Ministry Directors

Jeff Antioho

Jeff Antioho

Global Outreach Director

Scott Dyck

Scott Dyck

Local Outreach Director

Breanne Fuelling

Breanne Fuelling

Counseling Director

Mark Hurlburt

Mark Hurlburt

Director of Discipleship Ministries

Jon Tuck

Jon Tuck

First Impressions Director

Kevin Chandler

Kevin Chandler

Men's Ministry Director

Jeanne Oelerich

Jeanne Oelerich

Women Ministry Director

Tim stinger

Tim stinger

Prayer Director