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Staff & Leaders

Nate Hickox

Nate began serving as Faith Covenant’s pastor in June 2017. He was raised in a Christian home and  committed his life to Jesus Christ at the age of 13. From an early age, he has had a passion to make disciples and to share the Gospel. He graduated from Bethel College (Mishawaka, IN) with a…

Marie Allison

Marie’s family started to attend church when she was in the fourth grade. The adults in the church shared openly about how the love of Christ transformed their lives. As a young girl Marie was listening and made a decision to invite Christ into her life. During her teen years she wandered away from the…

Ray Poquette

Ray Poquette joined our staff as Outreach and Community Director in the Fall of 2018. Ray comes to Faith with a background in ministry, recreation, and education.  He earned a Bachelor’s degree in K-12 Physical Education from Bethel University and Master’s Degree in Athletic Administration from University of St. Thomas.  Prior to moving to Illinois…

Matthias Austin

Matthias Austin joined the staff of Faith Covenant Church in 2015. His professional acting career and history with liturgy has given him a unique and diverse understanding of worship. Whether writing scripts, creating services of worship, or singing in the choir, Matthias is always moving Faith towards a deeper understanding of our awesome creator God.