- Phone: (630) 584-6434
- Mailing Address: 36W925 Red Gate Rd.; St. Charles, IL 60175
Hosanna! is blessed with many gifted, creative, passionate volunteers and every single day, even more are experiencing the joy of serving Jesus through volunteer service. Volunteers are critical to Hosanna! becoming the church that God desires us to be. Our many activities, groups, events and programs are organized into Ministry Teams, each responsible for a different area of ministry.
The current Ministry Teams and their respective Key Leaders plus Staff Resource contacts are as follows ...
Adult Discipleship, Key Leader John Staley Staff contact Pastor John Nelson (Senior Pastor)
Children & Family Ministry, Key Leaders Heather Trask and Hiedi Williams, Staff contact Lynette Anderson (Director of Children & Family Ministry)
Music, Key Leader Cait Flones, Staff contact Melody Kuphal (Director of Music Ministry)
Preschool, Key Leader Karen Marcelo, Staff contact Mandy Warman (Preschool Director)
Worship, Key Leader Denise Mandik, Staff contact Pastor John Nelson
Youth Ministry, Key Leaders Nan Klotz & Kayne Kantorowicz, Staff contact Pastor John Nelson
Evangelism, Key Leader Kristen Gorski, Staff contact Pastor John Nelson
Fellowship, Key Leader Open, Staff contact Pastor John Nelson
Hospitality, Key Leader Open, Staff contact Pastor John Nelson
Member Prayer & Care, Key Leader Jody Jaynes, Staff contact Vanessa Schneider (Church Administrator)
Outreach, Key Leader OPEN, Staff contact Pastor John Nelson
Stewardship, Key Leader Open, Staff contact Pastor John Nelson
Media, Key Leaders Randy Flones & Paul Ivanauski, Staff contact Adam Huckeby (Director of Technology and Media Ministry)
Property, Key Leader OPEN, Staff contact Vanessa Schneider
Technology, Key Leader Kevin Kuphal, Staff contact Adam Huckeby
Also Biblically known as deacons, overseers, shepherds or elders, Hosanna!'s Congregational Council is made up of our Senior Pastor plus 9 congregation members elected by the Congregation to serve 3 year terms, with 3 being elected each year. This decision making group meets monthly and is responsible for the church budget and other duties outlined in our governing documents. In addition, each Council member is assigned to assist and support a Ministry Team area.
Here is the 2021-22 Council and their respective Ministry Team area assignments:
Joan Bisterfeldt, Council President, Council Rep for Property & Finance
Cherie Filipos, Council Rep for Outreach
Michael Guy, Council Secretary, Council Rep for Media & Technology
Paul Ivanauski, Council Vice-President, Rep for Youth, Media & Technology
Scott Jaeger, Council Rep for Evangelism, Fellowship, Hospitality
Doug Leonard, Council Rep for Member Prayer & Care
Dan Okoren, Council Rep for Children & Family Ministry, & Adult Discipleship
Christy Stubbs, Council Rep for Music, Worship, & Preschool
Pastor John Nelson, Senior Pastor
To address sensitive confidential and human resource matters, this group of leaders is composed of the Senior Pastor, Council President and Vice President, plus a member appointed each by the Senior Pastor, President and the Council at large.
Joan Bisterfeldt, Council President
Paul Ivanauski, Council Vice President
Pastor John Nelson, Senior Pastor
Hosanna! is guided first and foremost by God's Holy Spirit and by His Living Word, the Bible.
Here are downloadable copies of our current legal governing documents:
Constitution (approved Apr. 2011)
Bylaws (approved Mar. 2011)
Continuing Resolutions (approved May 2017)
Amendments or changes to the Constitution require 2 affirmative votes by the congregation. The Bylaws require only 1 congregational vote to modify. Our Continuing Resolutions may be changed by the Council without a congregational vote.