God wants us to bring his name, his message, and his ministry to all nations. Whether it's praying, giving, or going, we provide a number of strategic opportunities for people to get involved, finding their purpose in Christ through the mission. If you want to make your life count for something significant, we will show you how. Let’s have a God-sized vision and believe that the Holy Spirit will use us to give praise to God and change this world!
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St. Charles - Outreach
Thea has lived in Minnesota, Florida, Texas and Illinois. She has settled in the Midwest and now lives in Elburn, with her husband Pete and their three children. Her major in college was business, but found work in retail and the financial industry, until joining Christ Community. Thea joined the staff in 2005, working in International Impact. She has been on mission trips to Brazil, Czech Republic and New Orleans, and loves seeing what God is doing around the world.
Proudly growing up in Little Rhody (Rhode Island), moving cross-country to Illinois, military training in Oklahoma, teaching in Haiti and back to Illinois, Dave landed in St. Charles in 2009. With a BA in Elementary Education and an MA in Intercultural Studies to boot, he's worn a lot of hats in his travels.
In his free time, Dave cherishes time spent with his wife and son. Beyond that he's usually up for just about anything, but particularly enjoys experiencing cultures, cooking and cool colors. And yes, he's quirky like that. . .
Eric is passionate about reaching the nations for Jesus. In 1994, Eric and his wife Carol traveled to Nigeria on their first short-term mission trip. This experience led to full-time international ministry in 1996.
Eric graduated from Valparaiso University and currently lives in Sycamore, IL. Hunting and fishing are favorite hobbies.
Jym Kay grew up in the city of Chicago. Coming to faith at 15, he has been involved in ministry for most of his life. Jym is our missionary on staff living and serving God for 14 years in Asia. Jym has a passion for the lost and a pastors' heart. Right before coming to Christ Community, he planted a multi-ethnic church in the Caribbean community of North Lauderdale Florida. He has been married for 25 years and has a teenage son.
Ann grew up in Southern California, has lived in Washington and Arizona. She and her husband, Rob have been settled in St. Charles for the past 20 years. She has two adult sons that live out west. Ann has been on a number of mission trips to Bangladesh and, with Rob, to Nicaragua. They love to be a part of what God is doing around the world.
Tammi joined our staff in 2004 as our Outreach Executive Assistant and continues in that role today. She is wife to Kerry, a mother to her son, two daughters, a son-in-law, and a Grammy to her two grandchildren. Tammi loves to travel, read, and cook, but her favorite pastime is spending time with her grandson and granddaughter.