MEET THE TEAM

PASTORS RYAN & HOPE KIBBE

Founder & Lead Pastor
I am a full-time husband, father, and pastor devoted to Jesus. He's not just the primary thing or the first thing. He's it! And everything else is connected to Him.

PASTOR hope Kibbe

Lead Pastor & eKidz Director
Pastor Hope is intensely passionate about hearing God's voice and living victoriously through Jesus in every aspect of life: teaching, encouraging, and motivating...

PASTOR julie ferfecki

Worship Pastor
Julie is the primary pastor and leader of our Elevation Worship Team. Julie leads with two goals in mind. First and foremost she carries that primary passion to bring...

pastor aaron peterson

Prophetic Ministry & Pastoral Care
Aaron Peterson answered the call to ministry at fifteen years of age, and along with his wife, Cally, planted his first church at eighteen (in 2004). While...

PASTOR LANA CONNELLY

eMerge Youth Pastor
Lana is the Youth Pastor at Elevation Church for eMerge Youth. She has been in ministry for over 15 years and has been in many different roles. Lana's passion is...

PASTOR ALEXANDRA CALEWARTS

Creative Director
Alex is the Creative Director at Elevation Church and leads a team of creative geniuses within the Elevation Creative Department. She leads the charge in...

PASTOR JOSH LAFAVE

Production & Media
Josh has grown up in ministry most of his life and has been in full-time ministry for the last 10 years now. After serving as youth director in the early years of...

PASTOR CALLY PETERSON

Pastoral Care & DNA
Cally started pastoral ministry at 17, and has been serving God and His people ever since. She has a heart to see people grow in who Jesus created them to be. She...

pastor dennis nonnemacher

Missions Pastor
Dennis was born and lived most of his life in Wisconsin. He is married to Robin and they have 7 children, 23 grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was a business...

pastor jo ellen schwandt

Finance
Jo Ellen grew up in a Christian home and gave her life to Christ at 7 years old. At age 16 she heard the call of God on her life. During the season of raising her...