Congregational Care Team

We have a caring and compassionate team dedicated to helping members and friends of Wheatland in times of need or crisis. Once contact* has been made and we've assessed the situation, we'll do everything we can to assist. Meet the team below:

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Barbara Hoyle
Contact: 630.674.9341
Normally attends: 8:30, 10 a.m. services at Naperville campus
Care specialty: Has a heart for people as they navigate the ups & downs of life.

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Heather Klein
Contact: 630.564.0137
Normally attends: 8:30 a.m. service at Naperville campus
Care specialty: general support, care, and prayer

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Norm Strom
Contact: 630.337.6693
Normally attends: 8:30 a.m. service at Naperville campus
Care specialty: working with people who struggle with being a Christian at their work

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Bob Bara
Contact: 630.738.1575
Normally attends: 10 a.m. service at Naperville campus
Care specialty: caring for those affected by cancer or grief

Kim Galewski
Contact: 630.697.9369
Normally attends: 8:30 a.m. service at Naperville campus
Care specialty: general support and prayer

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Georgia Harle
Contact: 630.640.0444
Normally attends: 8:30 a.m. service at Naperville campus
Care specialty: practical help for people going through difficult times

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Lisa Medanic
Contact info: 630.299.9085
Normally attends: 10 a.m. service at Naperville campus
Care specialty: general support, care & prayer

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Ted Van Dorn
Contact: 630.621.7377
Normally attends: 8:30 a.m. service at Naperville campus
Care specialty: support for men

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Kim Neace
Contact: 630.975.0696
Normally attends: all services at Naperville campus
Care specialty: pastoral care, special needs, prayer

Kim Bockay
Contact: 630.926.2652
Normally attends: 9 & 10:30 a.m. services at Oswego campus
Care specialty: divorce care, care for those who have suffered loss

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Patti Van Dorn
Contact: 630.621.7378
Normally attends: 8:30 a.m. services at Naperville campus
Care specialty: general support, care & prayer

 

 

Making Contact

The process relies on our connect card, informal reporting networks and direct calls for support. The requests are reviewed by the congregational care team as they come forward. If care is required, a member of the congregational care team (probably a Pastoral Assistant) will be dispatched to make the initial contact, to assess the needs and to provide what is requested. Depending on the result of that assessment, a follow-up call and/or visit can be arranged. If follow up care is needed, our administration will connect with our compassionate ministries to deploy the proper resources from the Care Fund or local entities.