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Updated: Nov 30, 2017

Pastors of the Illinois Conference are shown below, along with e-mail contact. To send e-mail to a pastor, simply click on the picture or the name to the right of the picture (to open your e-mail client, where available). You may also click on the church name for more information on that church. Illinois Conference of Seventh-day Adventists has its churches organized by area. There is an Area Ministerial Leader for each area (see below) except area 6 (which is directly under the associate ministerial director).

To look up a pastor by the first letter of the last name, click on the letters which follow:
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  Glenn Aguirre
Hinsdale Fil-Am (Area 5)
Adrian Amarandei

Joliet, Southwest (Area 5)

"Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous! Do not tremble or be dismayed, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:8 (NASB) 
  Gilberto Bahena
Cicero Hispanic SDA Church, Little Village Hispanic SDA Church,
South Hispanic SDA Church (Area 6)

"For God send not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved" John 3:17
Dale Barnhurst
Alton, Donnellson, Oakhill (Area 1), Fairmont City Hispanic (Area 6)

"I can do all things through Him who strengthens me!" Philippians 4:13
  Arek Bojko
Czechoslovakian, Deer Park, Polish (Area 4)
  Jonathan Burnett
North Shore (Area 4)
“And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony, and they did not love their lives to the death.”  Revelation 12:11 

Edye Campos
Associate Pastor Hinsdale (Area 5) 

"Call to Me, and I will answer you, and show you great and mighty things, which you do not know." Jeremiah 33:3
  Wayne Chesnut (Lay Pastor)
Church of the Advent Hope Company (Area 2)

Larry Clonch
Fairfield CompanyMount Vernon, Noble, Saint Elmo, Salem (Area 1) 

" Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness' Isaiah 41:10
  Elton DeSousa 
Berwyn Hispanic, Brazilian Community, Palatine Hispanic CompanyVanguard Hispanic Company (Area 6)

"Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” John 8:32

Ruslan Drumi
Hope Advent CenterNorthbrook (Area 4)

'Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life' Proverbs 4:23

Luis Eguiluz
Central Hispanic (Area 6)

'This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief.' 1 Timothy 1:15

Tom Ferguson
Cairo, Carbondale Company, Du QuoinEldorado, Marion, Metropolis (Area 1)

"If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness." 1 John 1:9

Andres Flores
(Area Ministerial Leader)
Epic Company  (Area 4)
  Brad Gienger
All Nations (in Normal) (Area 2)

Gerzom Gomez
Elgin Agape Hispanic, Humboldt Park HispanicRockford Hispanic, West Chicago Hispanic (Area 6)

"But those who wait on the Lord
Shall renew their strength;
They shall mount up with wings like eagles,
They shall run and not be weary,
They shall walk and not faint."  isaiah 40:31

Jong-Keun Han
Chicago Central Korean (Area 5)

'The Lord is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my buckler, and the horn of my salvation, and my high tower." Psalms 18:1-2

Samuel Indreiu
Burbank, La Grange-Brookfield (Area 5)

'Jesus called them together and said, “You know that the rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their high officials exercise authority over them.  Not so with you. Instead, whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant, and whoever wants to be first must be your slave — just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.” ' Matthew 20:25-28 
  Peter Iwankiw
ChampaignDanville, Paris (Area 2)

David Kokiong (Youth Pastor)
Hinsdale Filipino-American (Area 5)

"Test all things, hold fast to what is good."  1 Thessalonians 5:21
  Paul Korac
Burr RidgeThe Dwelling Place  (Area 5)

" For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope." Jeremiah 29:11
  Martin Lagundino (Volunteer Pastor)
Glen Ellyn Fil-Am (Area 4)

Gary Larson (Volunteer Pastor)
Freeport, Belvidere (Area 3)

"For the Lord Himself will descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of an archangel, and with the trumpet of God. And the dead in Christ will rise first. Then we who are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air. And thus we shall always be with the Lord. Therefore comfort one another with these words." 1 Thessalonians 4:16-18

John Lewis
Moline, Galesburg Park View, Sauk Valley, Savanna (Area 3)

‘All that the Father giveth me shall come to me; and him that cometh to me I will in no wise cast out.’ John 6:37 (KJV)
  John Lomacang
Thompsonville, West Frankfort  (Area 1)
  Paul Lowe
BroadviewNew Heights,  New Jerusalem, Vernon Memorial Company (Area 5)
'For the love of Christ compels us, because we judge thus: that if One died for all, then all died; and He died for all, that those who live should live no longer for themselves, but for Him who died for them and rose again.' 2 Corinthians 5:14-15
  Otavio McKenzie
Glen EllynWest Central (Area 4)
"As the Father loved Me, I also have loved you; abide in My love." John 15:9

Jose Medina
Gurnee (Area 4), Lighthouse Hispanic (Area 6)
'Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness' Isaiah 41:10
  Villamor Meriales
Chicago Fil-Am, Morton Grove Fil-Am (Area 4)

Samuel Negrea
Addison Romanian (Area 4)

"You did not choose Me, but I chose you, and appointed you, that you should go and bear fruit, and that your fruit should remain, that whatever you ask of the Father in My name, He may give to you." John 15:16
  Leonardo Oliveira
Rockford (Area 3)

"Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new." 2 Corinthians 5:17

Kenneth Parker, Jr.
Hinsdale (Youth Pastor), (Area 5)

'Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth.' Psalms 46:10
  John Piroski
Elmhurst Church (Area 4)

 "For I resolved to know nothing while I was with you except Jesus Christ and him crucified." 1 Corinthians 2:2
  Zorislav Plantak (Part-Time Pastor)
Elk Grove Village (Area 4)
  David Quilatan (Associate Pastor)
Bolingbrook (Area 5)

Frendell Reyes (Part-time Pastor)
Oasis Church Plant (Area 4)

"Wait on the LORD; Be of good courage and He shall strengthen your heart;  Wait, I say on the Lord." Psalm 27:14.
  Tim Rosenboom  (Part-time Pastor)
Carthage, QuincyRushville Company (Area 2)
  Kent Rufo
Downers Grove (Area 5)
  Travis Sager
Hinsdale (Area 5)

Jose Saint Phard
Bolingbrook (Area 5)

'Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.' Isaiah 41:10
  Mauricio Salazar
Addison Hispanic, Bolingbrook Hispanic, Melrose Park HispanicWest Suburban Hispanic (Area 6)
  Ron Schultz 
Lombard Fellowship Company (Area 5),
Romanian (Area 4) (Interim Pastor)
  Sang-Gyu (Joshua) Seo
Chicago Unity (Area 4)

“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be terrified; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you wherever you go." Joshua 1:9 (NIV)
  Ralph Shelton  (Volunteer)
Beacon of Light (Area 3)

'And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.' Romans 8:28
  Terry Shelton (Lay Pastor)
West Frankfort (Area 1)

“Let not your heart be troubled; you believe in God, believe also in Me. In My Father’s house are many mansions; if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you.  And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you to Myself; that where I am, there you may be also." John 14:1-3  

Milenko Tanurdzic
LakeviewYugoslavian (Area 4)

“For yet a little while, And He who is coming will come and will not tarry." Hebrews 10:37
Juan Daniel Villegas
Lakeview Hispanic, North Hispanic, Pilsen Hispanic (Area 6)

"Pon asimismo tu delicia en Jehová, y Él te dará las peticiones de tu corazón. Encomienda a Jehová tu camino, y espera en El; y el hará." Salmos 37:4-5
  Ronald Walker (Volunteer Pastor)
New Heights (Area 5)

Mike Weakley
(Area Ministerial Leader)
Ottawa, Princeton, Sheridan, Streator (Area 3)

"For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope. Then you will call upon Me and go and pray to Me, and I will listen to you. And you will seek Me and find Me, when you search for Me with all your heart." Jeremiah 29:11-13
  Rodney & Donna Willey (Lay Pastors)
Richland Bridge (Area 2)
    Berean Company (Area 2)
    DeKalb (Area 3)
    East Peoria Company (Area 2)
    Kankakee Hispanic Company (Area 6)
    Naperville Fil-Am
    North Aurora (Area 3)
    PeoriaCanton  (Area 2)
    Springfield (Area 2)
    Stewardson (Area 2)
    Prospect Heights WMC Fil-Am
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