LZ joined the team in 2015 and served as an Associate Director of Children’s Ministries. In July of 2017, she transitioned to her current role as Director of Connections, where she coordinates guest services and helps people get plugged-in to our church family. She also serves as the Director of Young Adults, where she works with her leadership team to create a discipleship community for emerging adults. She loves connecting with new people and helping them discover their passions. LZ was born and raised in Park Ridge, came to faith in college, and was then was called to ministry. After a few years in professional ministry out of state, LZ and her husband Luke felt called home to begin their family and have considered it a great privilege to belong to a Christ-centered community, and feel especially blessed by all the love and support they have received as they welcomed their sons, Michael Lewis in June 2017 and Gabriel Keller in August 2019. LZ is a former wilderness trip leader and continues to be passionate about all things soccer.
M.A. Christian Formation and Ministry, Student Development, Wheaton College
Ministry Certificate, Wheaton College