Ted is responsible for the overall leadership, vision, and direction of Vale Church. Ted serves as part of the teaching team, as well as Vale’s Leadership Team.
Email Ted - email@example.com
Jeff Gonzalez, Executive Pastor
Jeff is responsible for the day-to-day operation of Vale Church, which includes, but is not limited to, finances, human resources, ministry and leadership development, staff oversight, and new church initiatives. He works closely with the Lead Pastor to help carry out and execute the vision of the church.
Email Jeff - firstname.lastname@example.org
Call Jeff - 309.662.8508 Ext.222
Chris Torres, Family Pastor
Chris is responsible to cast strategic vision for the children’s and students’ ministries at Vale Church. He works together with members of the staff to integrate family-oriented discipleship and parenting initiatives throughout the church.
Email Chris - email@example.com
Call Chris - 309.662.8508 Ext.230
Mike Watkins, Student Pastor
Mike is responsible for the overall direction of Vale Students (6-12th grade). He helps coordinate student services, serving, events, and small groups.
Email Mike - firstname.lastname@example.org
Call Mike - 309.662.8508 Ext.224
Jenny Gentes, Elementary Director
Jenny is responsible for coordinating and overseeing weekend programming for the elementary ministry, which includes children in kindergarten through 5th grade.
Email Jenny - email@example.com
Cory Stanley, Worship Pastor
Cory is responsible to oversee the worship culture here at Vale Church. He casts the overall vision for Vale Worship, from building and equipping worshippers to planning and coordinating all worship experiences.
Email Cory - firstname.lastname@example.org
Call Cory - 309.662.8508 Ext. 227
Dustin Short, Technical Director
Dustin is responsible for all production elements within the worship experience. He oversees all audio, video, and lighting elements within the church. He is responsible for training and building up volunteers within the production ministry.
Email Dustin - email@example.com
Call Dustin - 309.662.8508 Ext. 226
Matt Vagle, Discipleship Pastor
Matt is responsible to provide visionary leadership in developing and executing a discipleship process for both new and existing believers. Matt is responsible for the spiritual growth of adults through the discipleship model Live 2:6 and adult classes.
Email Matt - firstname.lastname@example.org
Call Matt - 309.662.8508 Ext.225
Kyle Hornsby, Media Director
Kyle is responsible for creating all media content for Vale Church, including graphics, videos, web design, print material, and communication strategies.
Email Kyle - email@example.com
Call Kyle - 309.662.8508 Ext.228
Chrystal Thompson, Guest Services Coordinator
Crystal is responsible for casting a vision of excellence in Guest Services with an emphasis on welcoming, informing, and serving each guest. Guest Services includes the Parking Lot Team, Information Center Team, Greeter Team, Cafe Team, and the Worship Center Team.
Email Chrystal - firstname.lastname@example.org
Stu Hackman, Growth Track Coordinator
Stu is responsible for execution of our strategy for moving guests into engaging in Vale’s four core values and partnership through Growth Track.
Email Stu - email@example.com
Lyn Mounce, Office Manager
Lyn is responsible for managing calendar requests for building usage and oversees all giving statements. As director of our ValeCare Ministry, she is the contact person for benevolence and all ValeCare activities. She also serves as the pastoral assistant to Executive Pastor Jeff Gonzalez.
Email Lyn - firstname.lastname@example.org
Call Lyn - 309.662.8508 Ext.223
Ashlee Snodgrass, Administrative Assistant
Ashlee is responsible for reception and welcoming at Vale’s front door, receiving all guests, and phone calls. She manages the office needs, oversees the administrative team of volunteers, and is responsible for accounts payable for the church.
Email Ashlee - email@example.com
Call Ashlee - 309.662.8508 Ext.229
Katherine Hornsby, Pastoral Assistant
Katherine is responsible for all database management and serves as the go-to-person for questions regarding Church Community Builder and Planning Center. She also serves as the pastoral assistant to Lead Pastor Ted Max.
Email Katherine - firstname.lastname@example.org
Jeremy Artis, Facilities Director
Jeremy is responsible for assuring successful operation and function of the church’s building and grounds. He is also the ministry leader for our recovery group, Celebrate Recovery.
Email Jeremy - email@example.com
Vale Leadership Team