Rev. Virginia E. Ericson, Pastor Pastor Virginia Ericson holds a B.A. in Sociology from Northeastern Illinois University and a Master of Divinity from McCormick Theological Seminary. Pastor Ericson has one son and three grandchildren. Pastor Ericson was first called to Christ Church, United Church of Christ, as Associate Pastor in January of 1990. She was ordained and installed at Christ Church by the Chicago Metropolitan Association of the Illinois Conference of the United Church of Christ on July 21, 1991. On January 28, 1996, the members of Christ Church elected her to her current position as Pastor. She was installed as Pastor on March 24, 1996. On January 15, 2015, Pastor Ericson celebrated her 25th anniversary at Christ Church.
Deborah Grenier, Administrative Secretary
Kyle Speer, Business Manager
James Brownold, Handbell & Chancel Choir Director James joins us at Christ Church as Handbell Director & Choir Director with over 30 years experience directing various choirs at both UCC & Methodist Churches. He holds degrees in Music Education and Percussion from DePaul University. James is also a Certified Music Educator and owner of Music on the Move – a company that provides Band Directors and General Music Teachers to schools.
George Felty, Church Organist George has joined us at Christ Church as our Church Organist. He has a BA degree in music from Concord University in West Virginia. He also has a Master degree from Norfolk State University and a Master degree from Concordia University. George has over 35 years experience in church music and organ.