Reaching and building passionate followers of Jesus Christ

Matt Johnson

Growing up in a family that was very involved in the church, Matt became a believer at the age of 10 with the help of his mother.  All through school, Matt was involved in whatever was happening in the church, and spent summers attending and serving at a Christian camp near Boone, Iowa. After graduating…

Laura Schweber

Laura and her family have attended Springbrook since 1997. She served as Children’s Director for five years and is currently the Connection Director and Bookkeeper. She ensures that newcomers find connections to feel at home, and that regular attendees are fully engaged here at Springbrook through one-on-one connections, small groups, membership or through serving in…

Michelle Haugh

Michelle accepted Christ as her Savior at a young age, but it was not until later in life when she heard a message from Colossians 1:15-19 that she asked Christ to be Lord over her life.  She has degree in early childhood development and almost 20 years of combined experience working with children in various capacities.…

Marci Heflin

Marci dedicated her life to Christ at a young age.  Originally from Virginia, she started attending Springbrook in 2010.  She is a self-proclaimed “people person”, and feels there is no other place she’d rather be working than with the kids and volunteers here at Springbrook. She is excited to be a part of making learning…

Penney Jurzak

Penney grew up in a Christian home in Massachusetts.  Her parents were very active in their church and modeled the gift of service working with the choir, youth, and seniors.  Penney was also active in her church, but fell away from her faith for a period of time after high school. She re-dedicated her life to Christ in…

Dina Ackermann

Dina has been a Christ-follower since her college days.  Through the years God has allowed her to serve in various compassion and music ministries, and is currently involved in ministry to serve the adoption, foster care, & Safe Families for Children communities. Dina is married and has two beautiful daughters.  She loves discovering new places,…

Bill Atkinson

Bill has been serving at Springbrook since 1996 after he accepted Christ the previous year. He and his wife Becky are the proud parents of three children, and owners of an optometric practice in Algonquin. They have been small group leaders as well as leading various outreach programs in the past such as Marriage United.…