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Chad Lewis, Pastor

Chad was born in Northeastern Pennsylvania. He grew up in Cincinnati and attended college in St. Louis. Chad moved to Chicago in 1998 in order to attend seminary and serve as a campus minister at DePaul University. After graduating from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in 2001, Chad joined Covenant Presbyterian Church’s pastoral staff. Chad was called to be Covenant’s Church Planting Pastor in January 2009. He has served as the Pastor of Lincoln Square Presbyterian since the church was formed in the summer of 2009.

Chad and his wife, Jodee, and children, Grace, Lila and Owen, live in the Lincoln Square neighborhood of Chicago. He and Jodee were married in 1999.

His favorite sports teams are the New York Yankees, the Arsenal Gunners and the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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Erik Borggren, Assistant Pastor

Erik was born and raised in Phoenix, and attended college at the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY. After graduating from West Point, Erik served as an infantry officer in Washington and Georgia before moving to Oxford, England and then Seoul, South Korea with his wife Erica. In Seoul, Erik taught Social Studies at an international school and, after the birth of his first child in 2006, was a stay-at-home-dad. In Seoul, and later in Phoenix and then Tampa, Erik also began more formal ministry work and studies while Erica completed her service as an Army officer.

The Borggren's moved to Chicago and began attending Lincoln Square Presbyterian Church in 2009.  In 2013, Erik completed his Master of Divinity at North Park Theological Seminary and was called to serve as the Assistant Pastor at LSPC. In addition to his role at LSPC, Erik works part-time for East Mountain, a learning community outside Cape Town, South Africa, developing and implementing a new approach to training a group of Anglican priests through the Book of Common Prayer.

Erik, Erica, and their three children live in Lincoln Square.

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Brian Geier, Congregational Support Coordinator

Brian was born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri. He moved to Chicago and attended school at Moody Bible Institute. He completed his Master of Divinity at North Park University in 2016. Brian served in College Ministry at Covenant Presbyterian Church and has served at Lincoln Square since 2009.

He enjoys many things but especially BBQ, sports, live-music and Chicago in the summer. Brian and his wife Stephanie were married in the summer of 2011 and have a son.

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Rob Globke, Youth Ministry Coordinator

Rob was born in Detroit, Michigan and is the oldest of 5 boys. From a young age, he was very involved in hockey which led him to the University of Notre Dame which he attended from 2000-2004. After graduation, Rob began his career as a professional hockey player in 2004. He played for 5 seasons in the Florida Panthers organization and spent 2009-2011 playing in Europe. In 2011 Rob retired from professional hockey and joined Hockey Ministries International as a full time missionary to the hockey community where he is still serving today.

Rob became a husband to Elizabeth in 2008 and father to Mabel in 2014.

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Jodee Lewis, Director of Worship and Music

Jodee was born in Osceola, Missouri and lived there until attending college in St. Louis at Washington University. After graduating, she worked as a chemical engineer for several years for Monsanto and Clorox in Chicago. In addition to leading worship at LSPC, she plays and tours with her band, and helps to manage Chicago Liturgy, a liturgical resource website. Jodee lives in the Lincoln Square neighborhood of Chicago with her husband Chad, and their 3 children, Grace, Lila and Owen.
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Melinda McNally, Ministry and Children's Program Coordinator

Melinda moved from Wisconsin to Chicago to teach public school in the city. She became the Children’s Ministry Coordinator at Covenant Presbyterian Church in 2005. Melinda joined Lincoln Square Presbyterian Church in the summer of 2009 as the ministry coordinator and director of children’s programs.

Melinda lives in the Edison Park neighborhood of Chicago with her husband and four children. She believes that the Packers are the greatest team in sports.

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Rachel Albers, Nursery Coordinator

Rachel was born in Southern California, and then moved with her family to Indiana, and then again to the Chicago suburbs. Growing up in different cities instilled in Rachel the love for traveling and exploring. Rachel graduated from Moody Bible Institute in 2012 with a degree in Intercultural Studies and a minor in Communications. During and after her college years, Rachel has worked extensively with children - teaching in both Chicago and Guatemalan schools, nannying, tutoring, and serving with different children's ministries programs and organizations. 

Rachel and her husband, Andy, live in Rogers Park with their two dog babies: Gilbert and Ally. When Rachel isn't working she enjoys spending time with loved ones, going on outdoor adventures, reading philosophy, and doing all things theatrical. Rachel loves being apart of the LSPC community and serving the children there. 

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