Celebrating Christ by Growing Up, Out, and Together
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Sunday, 8:15 a.m. Traditional
Sunday, 10:45 a.m. Contemporary
Sunday School and Bible Study, 9:40 a.m.
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Pastor Ted is originally from the Chicago area. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Special Education from Winona State University in Minnesota. After marrying his beautiful bride, Sarah, and teaching a couple of years, he was called into ministry.
In 2009, he graduated from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis. He has served as a campus pastor in Moorhead, MN and now here in Peoria, IL.
Sarah and Ted are blessed with four children, Carter, Abigail, Hailey, and Lucas. The Benson’s love being outdoors, Chicago sports, and Jesus.
Youth & Young Adult Pastor
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Philip is from San Antonio, Texas. He attended college at Concordia College in Chicago and Concordia Seminary in St. Louis. He graduated in 2015 and was ordained at Redeemer.
In August of 2015, he was married to his wife, Kate, an account supervisor for a marketing firm.
The two especially enjoy music and hiking, and have a boxer named Soho.
Director of MIssions and Small Groups
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Jeff was born in Parkston, South Dakota in 1959. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Education and a Director of Christian Education Diploma from Concordia University in Seward, Nebraska.
He served as a Director of Christian Education at Grace Lutheran Church in St. Petersburg, Florida (1981-1988), at Grace Lutheran in DeWitt, Iowa (1988-1993) and at Redeemer Lutheran (1993- present) in Peoria, Illinois.
Director of Music Ministry and Worship
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Scott was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. His education includes studies at: Alverno College, Milwaukee; Concordia University, River Forest; The University of California, Los Angeles; Concordia University, Irvine; The Los Angeles School for the Performing Arts; and San Diego State University.
Scott has been serving Redeemer as Director of Music and Worship since 1996. Scott and his wife, Lorraine, have 3 children – Roxanne, Vincent, and Trisha.
Director of Children's Ministry
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Jennifer is originally from Colorado, growing up in the foothills outside of Denver. She graduated from Concordia University in Seward, NE with a bachelor's degree in Secondary Education with emphasis in Theology and Math.
She earned a master's degree in Biblical Studies from Denver Seminary, and a Director of Christian Education Certification from Concordia University in St. Paul, MN.
Director of Care Ministry
Phyllis Call was born in Peoria in 1942. Phyllis and her husband Dale have 2 daughters and 2 sons as well as 8 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren and one on the way. Phyllis was baptized and confirmed with her husband in 1967 at Redeemer.
She began her work in Care Ministry under the instruction of its founder, Rosemary Irving, in 1994. Upon Rosemary’s retirement, Phyllis assumed the position of Director of Care Ministry.
Director of Preschool and Child Care
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Allison was born in Glencoe, Minnesota and was raised in parts of Michigan and Iowa. She married her husband Rob in 2000 and they have 2 wonderful children, Logan and Kaitlyn. Allison received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Elementary Education in 2000 and her Early Childhood degree in 2007.
In the spring of 2007 she left her position as Director of a Childcare Center in Iowa and moved to Peoria with her family where she taught a Preschool For All Program. In her spare time she likes to help at Logan’s school with the PTC, spend time with my family, and scrapbook.
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Financial Recording Secretary
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