Rev. Yvonne T. Gilmore was recently called to serve as the Senior Minister of Grace Community Christian Church. She is also Associate Dean of Disciples Divinity House of the University of Chicago. She returned to Chicago, where she is an alumna, in September of 2013, after serving in Ohio for six years. In 2007, she became the founding pastor of New Song Community Church, a new church start in Columbus, Ohio, that was dually aligned with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and the United Church of Christ. She has also served as a pastor, associate pastor and chaplain in Columbus, OH, Washington, DC, and in Baltimore, MD. She is a current member of the Board of Directors of Higher Education and Leadership Ministries (HELM), and an anti-racism trainer with the Reconciliation Ministry of the Christian Church, Disciples of Christ. Yvonne is also a poet/spoken word artist and a member of the band, the Cornel West theory. She attended The American University, where she earned a BA in International Relations. She has two daughters ages 17 and 12. She enjoys theater, music,
Debbie was born in MN and grew up in Red Wing, MN. Studied Music and
Director of Children and Youth
Gina has a long history in working with children and youth. Before she came on staff she had headed the C & Y team and helped build a solid program. Since moving on staff, the children’s program continues to grow and the youth program has developed more depth. She relates well to children and parents alike. Her enthusiasm is contagious and she is a great recruiter.
2770 Montgomery Rd., Aurora, IL 60504
Phone contact: 630-898-7990
Office hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 9:30 am to 2:30 pm