Rev. Belcher holds a Masters of Religious Studies from the University of Detroit and did her undergraduate work in fine arts at the University of Michigan. Her son, Ben, now lives in Chicago. She also raised a nephew, Michael, who works and attends college in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
As well as being a professional artist, teacher and minister, Rev. Belcher has worked since her teenage years for civil rights for all people, peaceful relations between nations, reproductive rights, ecological well-being, good government and good schools. She invites your comradeship on this journey, enjoying the cultural abundance of human creativity, continuing the quest for right relations among individuals, and forging a beloved community among us.
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or reach her at extension 702.
Director of Religious Education
Computer consultant, artist, educator and father of two, he is a modern-day Renaissance man whose many talents inform both his leadership and his cooperative work. His personal attention and genuine interactions build trust with our youth and attract a wide range of interested volunteers. Youth are the future of our church and our world. Steve, along with his staff, touches that future with insight and vision.
Rose has an MBA in Leadership and Change Management from DePaul University. Before joining the church staff, Rose worked in the IT field, then owned and operated a Professional Organizing business. Volunteer activities outside the church have included: Program Director for NAPO-Chicago (National Association of Professional Organizers), CASA of Will County (Court Appointed Special Advocate), Chicago Cares Project Coordinator for the Bottomless Closet, Volunteer Manager during Chicago Public Radio pledge drives, and Coordinator for NAPO's Community Service Project with SCARCE.
Bonnie has taught private piano lessons for more than 20 years, and is a Past President of the Illinois State Music Teachers Association West Suburban chapter. She enjoys collaborating with instrumentalists and vocalists from the congregation to provide special music for services. Anyone interested in participating in the music programs is encouraged to get involved!
You may leave voice mail for Bonnie at extension 707.
Vickie received a Bachelor of Music degree with emphasis on Vocal Performance from the University of Illinois. She has sung and soloed in many professional choirs, and performed leading roles in musicals in professional and local theatres. She engages in continuing education in voice, theatre, and music through classes and conferences. She is a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing and the American Choral Directors Association. Vickie has a part-time position at Northwestern University as a recruiter for HARP—an NIH-funded hearing research project. Vickie lives in Skokie with her wonderful husband, Jon Siegel, and their endlessly entertaining cats.
You may leave voice mail for Vickie at extension 710.
Sheri holds an Associate's Degree in Paralegal Studies from Central Pennsylvania Business School. Her previous experience includes six years working for an attorney and several years as an at-home mother.