Dr. David Riemenschneider has been the Lead Pastor since April 1978. David and his wife, Marina, have two married sons, and five grandchildren. David regularly teaches at the weekend worship hour, leads the Men’s groups and oversees the church staff. Marina serves as the Women’s Break Bible study teacher and PAK leader (5th/6th grade youth group). David and Marina met at Nyack College (New York). David graduated with a Master’s degree in education from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He also completed a Master’s degree in psychology and earned a Doctor’s degree from Denver Theological Seminary. Marina was trained as a elementary school teacher and has taught in both private and public school. Besides David and Marina’s love for serving people in the community, they also enjoy hiking, biking, and reading. David enjoys making wood creations in the garage. Marina loves being Italian, which means she enjoys hospitality, cooking, and living life enthusiastically.
Dr. Bill Calvin became an Associate Pastor in July 2003. Bill and his wife, Nancy, have two adult children and two grandchildren. Bill oversees the church’s adult education, the Alpha programs, ushers, prayer teams, and community outreach events. Bill graduated from Malone College (Ohio), earned a Master’s degree in education at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and a Doctor of Ministry from Fuller Theological Seminary (California). Nancy has a Master’s degree in mathematics from the University of Akron. Bill is an avid runner and is attempting to qualify for the Boston Marathon. He has a love for reading, running, telling jokes, and laughing a lot. Nancy works at an insurance company and co-leads the Alpha food team, serves on a worship team, and is a mentor.
Daniel Riemenschneider has served since 2004. Daniel leads the children and youth staff team, inspiring a safe and welcoming environment for ages 0-18. Daniel enjoys serving students because he was positively influenced by caring adults in this community. As Communications Pastor, Daniel oversees the Creative Collective group, web development, and sharing the stories of the church. Daniel attended Toccoa Falls College (Georgia) and completed a Master’s degree in Educational Ministries and a second degree in Counseling at Wheaton Graduate School. Daniel married Amy in 2010. They love drinking coffee, spending time with their three children, going to local parks and forest preserves, and having family dance parties. Daniel also enjoys listening to books and music, exploring the outdoors, and climbing the Rocky Mountains. Amy enjoys being a mom, a registered nurse, crafting, and serving in the children’s and youth ministry.
Nate serves as the Youth Pastor. Nate and Anna are both 2013 graduates from Crown College. Nate studied Pastoral Leadership and Christian Studies, with a focus in Youth Ministry. Anna studied Elementary Education and Christian Studies with a focus in Preprimary Education. Nate plays guitar. He is a football fanatic and played the sport into his college years at Crown. He admits that he is a “sports junkie.” He also likes grilling, hunting, board games, video games, and just being outside. Anna enjoys camping, playing her viola, gardening, basketball, photo editing, and running. They both grew up in Lincoln, Nebraska with a fiery passion for Cornhusker Football and the occasional country music song.
Morgan and Mickey grew up in Colorado and came to know Christ at an early age. Morgan was active in Sunday school, Awana, and children’s church which gave her a firm foundation in who God is and what the Bible says. She is very excited to be serving as Children’s Ministry Director starting August 2017 and hopes to help support the amazing programs in place and encourage young minds to seek Jesus. Morgan attended Colorado Christian University and graduated with a degree in Liberal Arts/Elementary Education. For the last six years, Morgan has been teaching, in the US as well as in the United Arab Emirates. Mickey is a student at Moody Bible Institute; he enjoys ultimate frisbee, playing games, watching movies, playing and listening to music, and all things nerdy. Morgan loves crafting, grammar, cooking/baking, reading, verse mapping, and bullet journaling. They both love playing with their energetic son, Adrian.
Scott joined the Bloomingdale staff in November 2017. He grew up in Massachusetts, but came to Illinois in 2012 to study at Wheaton College. He graduated in May 2017 with a degree in Vocal Performance with elective studies in theater. Scott grew up in a Baptist church, but his grandparents were missionaries with the Alliance in Southeast Asia, so he has a love for both the denomination and Southeast Asian food, especially Vietnamese. In his free time, Scott also enjoys reading, going on walks, playing video games, listening to/writing/playing music, and serving as a performance coach for his college acapella group.
Danny is passionate about Jesus and people. He has a degree in Systematic Theology from Moody Bible Institute. Danny loves soccer, playing drums, biking, video gaming, eating Puerto Rican food, and spending time with family and friends. Danny became a part of the Christian & Missionary Alliance family in 2009 when he began attending New Beginnings Christian Fellowship in Maywood, IL. He began attending Bloomingdale Church in April of 2015.
Stuart and Rebecca joined the staff at Bloomingdale Church in August 2016 as International Ministry Candidates. They serve with the young adults and oversee missions responsibilities throughout the church. Stuart is originally from Long Island, NY and Rebecca is from Pittsburgh, PA. They met through running cross-country at Nyack College, where they received their BAs in Bible, World Religions & Intercultural studies. Stuart is currently working on his M.Div. at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Rebecca works at an autism school by day and ESL school by night. They enjoy running, reading, frisbee, board games, movies, exploring new places, and having good conversations.
Chelsea and Jarrod joined the Bloomingdale Church in November 2016 as International Ministry Candidates. They grew up together in Orrville, Ohio and came to know the Lord at a young age with a call to serve overseas. Chelsea serves as the Middle School Director working with the PAK and Jr. High age groups. She graduated from Moody Bible Institute with a Bachelor’s degree in Bible and Applied Linguistics. Jarrod graduated from Cedarville University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and a minor in Bible. He currently works for the Forge Resources Group in DeKalb, gaining experience to use overseas. Both Chelsea and Jarrod are competitive and enjoy playing all kinds of games and sports. They also like to watch movies, play music, and hang out with friends.