Grace Church Staff

24Teaching Pastor

Dave Bohyer

Dave is serving the Lord part-time with Grace Church as Teaching Pastor, with his son Dan. Dave & Jan also are part-time missionaries with Leadership Vistas in Africa, and are training men and women church leaders. They have been at Grace Church since 1989 and have three adult sons and nine grandkids! Dave has a B.S. in Ed. from Ohio State University, a Th.M. in New Testament from Dallas Seminary, and a D.Min. in Education & Management from Denver Seminary. Dave’s prayer is to serve Christ by helping people become passionate disciples of Jesus!
Family Pastor
Stephen Carlson
Childrens’s Ministry Director

Jennifer Ogaard

Jennifer is serving part-time as the Interim Children’s Ministry Director. Jennifer and husband, Kevin, have been attending Grace Evangelical Church ever since moving to Elgin in 2014.  Jennifer earned a B.S. in Elementary Education and a B.A. in Student Personnel Services from Minnesota State University-Moorhead, and has attended the College of DuPage as well as National Lewis University.  She holds a valid teaching certificate from the state of Illinois.  Jennifer enjoys working with teachers and helpers, who partner with parents, to see children grow in the love and grace of God through Jesus Christ, our Lord.  She & Kevin love spending time with their daughter, son-in-law and 3 young
16Administrative Assistant
Lisa Erb

Lisa has been serving as the Administrative Assistant at Grace Church since September of 2011. She has a B.S. in business management from National Louis University. She is an active church member along with her husband Dave and their three children, Aaron, Emily and Sam. Lisa enjoys helping others.