Rev. Brett Hilgemann

Coaching Coordinator

Brett pastors the Freedom FMC in Rapid City (SD). He provides leadership for the pastoral coaching ministry


Rev. Brett Hillgemann

Rev. David Cooper

Preaching and Administration

Dave  has served on multiple conference boards, including the Ministerial Education and Guidance Board and Appointments Committee.



Rev. Patrick Coakley

Spiritual Development/Preaching/Homiletics

Patrick Coakley pastors the Hillside FMC in Evanston, IL and is the District Team Leader of the MetroChicago District.


Rev. Larry Day

Youth Ministry/Creative Community Impact/Church Turn-around

Larry Day is the District Team Leader of the 3D District, currently serving on the Revitalization Team and has also served as Annual Conference Secretary.


Rev. Kevin DeVries

Revitalization/Internet/Community Outreach/Congregational Generosity

Kevin DeVries pastors the Monee (IL) FMC, a fast growing congregation with focus on reaching college-age adults and families with children.


Supt. Mike Hopper

Builidng Development/ Spiritual Gift Discernment/Organization/RUral

Mike Hopper is especially experienced in pastoring in a rural setting, expanding church buildings, and team building through spiritual gift discovery .


Rev. Alma Jasinski

Administration/Leadership/Cross-Cultural Ministry/History and polity

Alma Linda Jasinski is the NCC Administrator. She also provides coaching in cross-cultural ministry, Latino leadership development, Administration and Free Methodist History and Polity.


Rev. Maiya Lueptow

Lay Recruitment/Spirit Development/Cross-Cultural Team Building

Maiya Lueptow is Associate Pastor of the Hillside FMC in Evanston, IL.  She is also the director of the Hillside Food Pantry, Chicago's largest single provider of food services to the northside.  Maiya coaches in lay recruitment and development, cross-cultural team building, and personal spiritual development.


Rev. Rick Martin

Technology/Administration/Bi-Vocational Ministry

Rick Martin pastors the Alexandria MN FMC, serves on the NCC Ministerial Education and Guidance Board and was instrumental in creating the NCC Deacon Path handbook and processes. Rick coaches in technology implementation, living with bi-vocational ministry and administration and organization.


Rev. Jim McGaffey

Conflict Resolution/Social Ministry Development/Substance Abuse Ministries

Jim McGaffey is semi-retired, has pastored several effective churches, Ministerial Education and Guidance Board, chaired the NCC Board of Finance and more. Jim currently is District Team Leader for Team North,


Rev. Shawn Morrison

Grant Writing/Food Pantry

Shawn Morrison pastors the Bloomington (Cedarcrest) Church in Bloomington, MN. He oversees the ministry of “Good in the Hood” which provides for the practical needs of those in the Minneapolis metro area.


Rev. Elliott Renfroe

Leadership Development/Conflict Resolution/Cross-Cultural Ministries

Elliott Renfroe pastors the First FMC of Peoria IL, is the District Team Leader of Upstate IL, President of the Free Methodist Urban Fellowship and has served on many denominational boards and committees. Elliot coaches in leadership development, conflict resolution and cross-cultural ministries.


Rev. George Schleif

Leadership Development/Effective Evangelism/Preaching

George Schleif pastors the Wesley (Waukegan IL) FMC and serves as the NCC Prayer Coordinator. George coaches in leadership development, effective evangelism, and preaching.


Rev. Greg Marsh

Church Administration, Preaching, Small/Rural Town Ministry

Greg Marsh pastors the Free Methodist Church in Livingston, WI and is the District Team Leader of the Wisconsin District. Greg also oversees the annual pastors' retreat.


Rev Greg Marsh