St. Charles Campus Married Couples Community Groups
Married Couples Community Groups are designed to strengthen marriages and develop supportive relationships with other married couples. Whether you've been married for months, years or decades, a Couples Community Group will help you and your spouse discover timeless principles from God's Word and apply them to your marriage. We offer a variety of different Couples Community Groups to help you grow your marriage in an environment of friendship, laughter and support. (We even offer Childcare Reimbursement to help off-set cost barriers for married couples.) Click below to connect today!
St. Charles - Adult Ministries
Dwight grew up in the resort and college town of Bemidji, Minnesota. He graduated from Bemidji State University with a degree in Philosophy. Dwight later got his Masters of Divinity from Bethel Seminary in St. Paul, MN.
He and Rose have been married almost 40 years and have two grown sons. His hobbies include photography and writing, arranging and recording original music.
Lorie is originally from Southern California, but spent many years in Boston and really considers herself to be an east coast girl. She has a Master's degree in Counseling Psychology with a focus on women's issues from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. She oversees our Women's Ministry and 40+ Singles Group.
In her spare time...well, she has no spare time. Time away from ministry is spent enjoying her husband and three boys.
Dan was born and raised in southwestern Connecticut and is a graduate of Lehigh University with a B.S. in Civil Engineering and Fuller Theological Seminary with a Masters of Divinity. Before coming to Christ Community Dan was a pastor in Andover, Massachusetts for 7+ years.
Dan and Mandy live in Sugar Grove and have 4 children.
Jack is originally from upstate New York, and is a graduate of Brown University where he received his degree in Economics. Before joining the Christ Community Church staff, Jack spent 31 years in the consumer products industry in various sales and marketing managerial positions.
Jack and Susie have been married for over 30 years and have five wonderful children.
A northern Illinois native and former atheist, Tanya spent several years in Maine and Dallas before returning to Illinois in 2010 as a seeker. There, she attended a Baptism service at Christ Community Church. Over the next year, she experienced Christ's love through Community Groups and wonderful friends who discipled her. In February of 2011, Tanya accepted Christ as her Lord and Savior at a WOW Weekend service and God has been moving hugely in her life ever since. Tanya holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from the University of Maine at Farmington and a Certification in Residential Interior Décor from the Illinois Institute of Art. She adores cattle dogs with eye patches, sharing God's love through photography and blogging, and throwing fabulous tea parties.
Kristin is a native Midwesterner and lives in DeKalb with her husband
Dan. She's been organizing people into groups since childhood, so her
support role in connecting people to Jesus and spiritual growth in
Community Groups is a passion. Kristin is working on her memoir with the working title, "Raised by Church Ladies." She enjoys meeting new people, traveling, gardening, the outdoors, world music, and cake.
Cory was born and raised in Salem, Oregon. He attended college at North Park University in Chicago, where he received a BA in Biblical Studies and Communication, and holds a Masters of Divinity from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Cory enjoys good chats over good coffee, reading, and going on dates with his wife Cassia.