Leadership

Leadership

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Pastor

Jim Megchelsen

Jim Megchelsen is now in the midst of his 23rd year as Pastor of Grace OPC.  He and his wife Trish moved with their family to the Kane County in the fall of 1997 to begin working with Grace just as it was being established as a congregation.   Jim grew up in a Christian home in Southeast Iowa.  He met Trish at Geneva College in Beaver Falls, PA, where he graduated in 1987 with a degree in Biblical Studies.  After…
Elder

Randy Tomassi

Randy Tomassi returned to active status as a Ruling Elder in 2020. (He was previously active from 2009-2015). He also serves as President of the Grace OPC Board of Trustees. He and his wife, Terry, have been married for 45 years, and live in Batavia. They have two daughters, Grace, who went home to Our Lord in 1997 at age 5, and Zoe. Zoe and her husband, Sam, have three children, all of whom love spending time with their “RandPa”…
Deacon

Greg Tews

Greg Tews grew up in a household of believers in Tinley Park, Illinois where he attended the Tinley Park Reformed Church of America. He graduated from Trinity Christian College with a Bachelor’s in history and minor in business. Greg and his wife Carolyn moved to Dallas, Texas in 1991 due to a job transfer. While in Dallas, their family grew to include three beautiful daughters. The Tews were part of a core group that helped establish and organize the first…
Deacon

Wes Ward

Wes Ward grew up in a christian home in southern California with his parents and older sister. His dad was a pastor and his mom was an elementary teacher. As a family, they spent lots of time serving at church in various capacities. Wes enjoyed helping as part of the junior & senior high youth group staff among other things. Wes and Kim met at church in California and were married in 2001. They moved to Illinois in 2004 and…