Our Team

Ken Bushey

Staff Website 1Lead Pastor     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Ken graduated from Olivet Nazarene University in 1995 and Nazarene Theological Seminary in 1999. He and his wife Jennifer have served churches in Missouri, Michigan, and Indiana. Ken loves to help people discover their place in Christ and their purpose to reflect God’s love and character in the world. He also enjoys handyman projects, disc golf, and kicking back around a table game with the family.

Amy Kilpatrick

Amy Kilpatrick

Children's Pastor   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Amy graduated from Point Loma Nazarene University in 2004 with a degree in Elementary Education. She taught fifth grade at a Christian school for 6 years while ministering with her husband, Lance, a youth pastor at a Nazarene church in California. In 2011, God called them to Illinois to serve at Olivet Nazarene University, where Manteno Church of the Nazarene became their church home. They have three children, Owen, Callie, and Lanae. Their family enjoys outdoor activities, playing sports, riding bikes, and spending time with other families.

Marcus Cleveland

Marcus ClevelandStudent Ministries Pastor   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Marcus graduated from Olivet Nazarene University in 2014 with a degree in Religious Studies. He also completed a masters in pastoral leadership at Olivet in 2018. He and his wife Casey have served in churches in Michigan and Indiana. He was called to serve as youth pastor at Manteno Church of the Nazarene in August 2022. Pastor Marcus loves to help students discover who they are in Christ. It is his desire that students would intimately know the depth of God's love for them. Pastor Marcus loves hanging out with his wife and three young boys, as well as playing computer games and board games with friends.

Nathan Lacher

Nathan LacherWorship Leader   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Jenny Lyle

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Jenny graduated from MidAmerica Nazarene University with a degree in Business Administration and Accounting. Since then, she did a variety of things, some pretty close to her degrees and some pretty far out. Originally from Kansas, she moved here to be closer to family and has never regretted that decision. Jenny enjoys garage sales, science fiction, and not cooking. 

Church Board

Jonathan Bacon | 2025
Terri Baldwin | 2026
Shari Boudreau | 2025
Heather Day | 2026
Mykenna Ekhoff | 2025
Bill Greiner | 2026
Melody Grimm | NYI (Youth) President | 2025
Philip Guimond | 2026
Sarah Himes | 2026
Rob Merki | NDI (Discipleship) President | 2025
Jean Moy | Recording Secretary | 2025
Bruce Paarlberg | 2025
Kevin Reardanz |  2025
Lynne Utter | NMI (Missions) President | 2025