Reaching and building passionate followers of Jesus Christ

Dan Harrison

Dan accepted God’s gift of forgiveness through Christ at age of 5 through the guidance of his mother. He grew up in a strong church that was truly a disciplemaking family. Dan then attended Moody Bible Institute and received a Bachelors in Biblical studies. He then went on to Trinity Theological Seminary in Deerfield where…

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…

Gary Witthoeft

Gary grew up in the area and attended Lake Zurich high school. As a freshman he was presented the gospel by a Youth for Christ director and he accepted Jesus into his heart in Burger king of all places. He went on to participate in Campus Life being a student leader and eventually coming on staff…

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…

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…

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…