If you are a middle school, high school, or college student looking for a place to connect with your peers, grow in your faith and have a lot of fun at the same time, then you're in the right place. Each of our environments (Genesis for middle school, Mosaic for high school, and Crave for college age) is unique and has been created with you in mind.
In each of our ministries, you'll find: adult volunteers who love God and young people, relevant Bible teaching, small groups, and community groups where you can ask honest questions and find real answers - and a lot of fun. To find out more about each unique environment click on links to the left and explore all that is happening here in the Christ Community Student Ministry.
St. Charles - Student Ministries
Leah grew up in West Dundee, Illinois and received my BA in Education at the University of Iowa. Leah, her husband, Steve, and their three children began attending Christ Community Church in 2003. She has enjoyed being involved with women's and student ministries over the years. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with my family and friends, reading a good book, and gardening.
Randy believes that to lead or join endeavors impacting young people for Jesus is one of the greatest eternal investments anyone can make. Randy has done that in leadership of church ministries since 1991.
He joined the staff here at Christ Community in 2005. Randy and his wife, Michelle, grew up attending church together in Chicago and were married in 1994. They have five incredible children.
Jess began attending Christ Community in 2008 as a high school student and has been involved in student ministries in some shape or form ever since. She joined the staff in her current position in 2017. She lives in South Elgin with her husband, Kyle, and their two kids, Carter and Audrey, who you will usually find running around the Hub on Sundays. Some of her hobbies include reading, biking with her family, attempting to water ski, and kayaking
Marcilyn is a recent Judson University graduate with a degree in ministry. She has been attending Christ Community for the last three years. She has a passion to connect with girls and help them understand who Jesus is. Marcilyn has been serving within youth ministry for the last 6 years. Marcilyn's hobbies include playing tennis, baking, spending time outdoors, and reading.