Our Staff + Clergy

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Father Matt Woodley

Mission Pastor

My story with Jesus and the church: Every weekend my dad and mom and six siblings piled into our wood-paneled station wagon and trekked to…
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Will Chester

Youth Pastor

The turning point in my spiritual journey occurred at a Christian summer camp when I was twelve. I remember looking at the stars on the…
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Kevin Sheehan

Children's Pastor

As a child, my parents gave me the best gift they could possibly have given me—a home in which I learned to love and trust…
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Charis Buell

Staff Musician

I will forever be a small-town Nebraska girl, and God was very much a part of my childhood there. Jesus was frequently on my Mom’s…
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Alec Smith

Worship Leader

After 10 years away from Resurrection, it has been my joy to rejoin the music ministry at the church that my wife, Jill, and I…
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John Raines

Worship Leader

John is married to Hattie, and they have one son, Faber Theodore (you can just call him Theo). They currently live in the Humboldt Park…
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Laura Wruck

Office Manager

I grew up attending church with my family, and being encouraged to learn about God by my parents, but the things I was learning in…
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Lydia Saldanha

Worship Manager

Sometimes, Jesus reveals Himself in startling, dramatic ways. For me, though, Jesus has often spoken gently, beckoning me into relationship with Him in simple ways.…
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Alison Freeman

Ministry Resident

I arrived at Resurrection in September 2017, new to Wheaton and new to Anglicanism. I was a lifelong Christian with a passion for the Body…
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Hudson Brown

Ministry Resident

I grew up in a Christian home surrounded by a family who loved God and loved each other, one of the greatest earthly gifts I…
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