Dan Busse, Senior Pastor
My passion is to preach, lead, and encourage the local church to be more in love with Jesus and more effective for the Kingdom. Through His grace, and loving people, helping others take their next step as growing disciple of Jesus. I want to help coach and leverage the local church to make a difference in the community.
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Ed Wright, Executive Pastor
My wonderful wife, Helen and I are blessed with two adult sons, Wes (married to Robyn) and Brent (dating Trisha). As Executive Pastor, I get to wear many hats including staff admin needs, finances, grounds, facilities, small groups, some counseling, and preaching! It’s fun and never dull!!!
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Paula Reich, Office Manager
I have had the joy of being married to Jim for 43 years! We are both on staff here at HCC. We have three sons: Jeff (married to Sara), Greg (married to Rebecca) & Michael (married to Jessica). We are also greatly blessed with six grandchildren: Caleb, Jonathan, Arabella, Zoey, Samuel, and Ava (the joys of our lives). As Office Manager, I am pretty much at the hub of the day to day activities. I also keep the calendar up to date and assist the pastors and staff with whatever they need done. As ReGen Women’s Director, my passion is to mentor younger women and help them to find freedom in Christ.
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Matt Holderby, Worship Pastor
My wife and best friend, Becky and I have four children, Kyrsten, Matthew, Garrett and Gabriel. Yes, we have a FULL house, “busy, busy, busy!” As Worship Pastor I have the awesome privilege and responsibility to lead people to sing praises to God!
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Ray Graham, Student Ministries Pastor
My incredible wife Mindy and I met at Judson University and were married in 1991. We have two children, Josiah, an 11th grader, Ashtyn a 9th grader. We also have a dog, Sport. I have the privilege of spending my time with students focusing on a Win…Build…Send approach to ministry. I am wired to share Jesus with students, help them grow in their relationships with Him, and encourage them to do the same with their friends.
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Marcelle Ploense, Children’s Ministries Director
My wonderful husband Gig and I are blessed with three adult children: Caleb (married to Kyli), Jacob, and Hannah. As KidCo Director I get to hang out with the kids. I also love to be a part of the adult worship time.
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Jim Reich, Graphics & Staging Director
For 43 years I have been blessed to be married to Paula. We have three sons: Jeff (married to Sara), Greg (married to Rebecca) & Michael (married to Jessica). We are also greatly blessed with six grandchildren: Caleb, Jonathan, Arabella, Zoey, Samuel, and Ava (the joys of our lives). As Graphics and Staging Director, I am responsible for most of the graphic and technical details for our weekend services plus all the creative staging to promote our message series themes.
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Jeremy Bassett, Social Media Coach
The youngest member of the HCC staff, I get to wear many hats. I maintain our social media (namely Facebook), oversee video shooting and editing, and help run our new website! In my own time, I also volunteer in Youth Ministry with Ray and am part of both the Music and Tech teams.
Leave a message for Jeremy at: (309) 452-7335
Melissa Bliven, Little KidCo
I am blessed with two beautiful daughters, Skyla and Cameron! Each weekend I get to help children, infants, and toddlers connect with God! This is such a fun age to introduce Jesus to young hearts and minds!
Leave a message for Melissa at: (309) 452-7335
Josiah Graham, Custodian
Leave a message for Josiah at: (309) 452-7335