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Fourth Presbyterian Church
126 E. Chestnut Street
Chicago, IL 60611.2014

Receptionist: 312.787.4570
Email protocol: first name initial with last name @ fourthchurch.org
Pastor’s Office 
Pastoral Staff
Adult Education 
Address Changes

Building and Facilities 
Caring Ministries
 
Center for Life and Learning
Chicago Lights 
 
Children and Family Ministry  
Communications

Congregational Life 
Counseling Center 

Day School (Preschool)
Fellowship Groups
 
Human Resources 
Membership
 
Mission
 
Music

Operational Ministries 
Resource Development

Social Service Center  
Tutoring and Summer Day 
Urban Farm
Volunteer Ministry 
Weddings 
Young Adults (TwentiesThirties)
Youth Ministry
 



Pastor’s Office

Shannon J. Kershner
Pastor
email

Lucy Forster-Smith
Senior Associate Pastor for Leadership Development and Adult Education
Email | 312.573.3364

Allison MacDonna
Executive Assistant

312.573.3363 | Email

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Pastoral Staff

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Please notify the church of illnesses, deaths, hospitalizations, and other pastoral care concerns by contacting caringministries@fourthchurch.org

If there is an emergency need of a pastor during the night that cannot wait until 8:00 a.m. the next morning, please call 773.913.1659.

Shannon J. Kershner
Pastor
Email

Lucy Forster-Smith
Senior Associate Pastor for Leadership Development and Adult Education
Email | 312.573.3364

Nancy Benson-Nicol
Associate Pastor for Caring Ministries and Spiritual Formation
Email | 312.573.3360

Matt Helms
Associate Pastor for Children and Family Ministry
Email | 312.573.3362

Joseph L. Morrow
Associate Pastor for Evangelism and Community Engagement
Parish Associate for Jail Ministry
Email | 312.981.3399

Nanette Sawyer
Associate Pastor for Discipleship and Small Group Ministry
Email | 312.274.3835

Rocky Supinger
Associate Pastor for Youth Ministry and Worship
Email | 312.981.4037

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Adult Education

Lucy Forster-Smith
Senior Associate Pastor for Leadership Development and Adult Education
Email | 312.787.3364

Stefanie Schumann
Administrative Assistant for Adult Education
Email

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Address Changes

To update or add information to your member profile, including your contact information, please click here.

For additional assistance, please email the church or call 312.252.3595.

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Building and Facilities

Leszek Pytka
Plant Manager
Email | 312.640.2523

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Caring Ministries

Nancy Benson-Nicol
Associate Pastor for Caring Ministries and Spiritual Formation
Email | 312.573.3360

If there is an emergency need of a pastor during the night that cannot wait until 8:00 a.m. the next morning, please call 773.913.1659.

Stephen Ministry voicemail: 312.573.3365. Please do not leave emergency messages at this number.

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Center for Life and Learning

Annette Mileski
Director, Center for Life and Learning
Email | 312.981.3386

Heather Groh
Program Manager, Center for Life and Learning
Email | 312.981.3391

Linda Daly
Program Assistant, Center for Life and Learning
Email | 312.981.3389

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Chicago Lights

Stacy Jackson
Executive Director
Email | 312.981.3562

Alex Cornwell
Executive Programs Director, Chicago Lights
Email | 312.981.3565

Joi Brooks
Foundation Relations Officer, Chicago Lights

Email | 312.981.3563

Davida Fuller
Case Manager, Chicago Lights Youth Programs
Email

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Chicago Lights Social Service Center

Theresa Thornburg
Director, Chicago Lights Social Service Center
Email | 312.274.3826

Lynn Milligan
Program Manager, Chicago Lights Social Service Center
Email | 312.981.3591

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Chicago Lights Tutoring and Summer Day

Mark Dennison
Program Coordinator, Tutoring and Summer Day
Email | 312.274.3828

Armedia Houston
Director, Chicago Lights Tutoring and Summer Day
Email | 312.981.3560

Jonita Johnson
Youth Programs Manager, Tutoring and Summer Day
Email | 312.274.3800

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Chicago Lights Urban Farm

Paxton Suggs
Director, Chicago Lights Urban Farm
Email | 312.252.3597

Deja Stout
Program Manager
Email | 312.252.3559

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Children and Family Ministry

Matt Helms
Associate Pastor for Children and Family Ministry
Email | 312.573.3362

Briana Belding-Peck
Family Ministry Coordinator
Email | 312.274.3804

Kathy Hager
Director, Day School
Email | 312.640.2579

Josie Phelps
Administrative Assistant to the Day School
Email | 312.640.2577

Katy Sinclair
Associate Director of Music for Children and Youth
Email | 312.274.3807

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Children’s Births and Adoptions
So an announcement can be made during worship, please notify the church of birth or adoption dates.

Briana Belding-Peck
Family Ministry Coordinator
Email | 312.274.3804

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Communications

Ann Rehfeldt
Director of Communications
Email | 312.640.5373

Micah Marty
Visual Media Coordinator
Email | 312.640.5370

Roberto Flores
Video-Audio Production Manager
Email

Katrina Buchanan
Editorial Associate
Email | 312.640.5375

Webmaster
Email

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Congregational Life

Nanette Sawyer
Associate Pastor for Discipleship and Small Group Ministry
Email | 312.274.3835

Simon Crow
Program Manager, Discipleship and Small Group Ministry
Email | 312.573.3369

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Counseling Center

See Replogle Center for Counseling and Well-Being

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Day School
Weekday preschool program

Kathy Hager
Director, Day School
Email | 312.640.2579

Josie Phelps
Administrative Assistant to the Day School
Email | 312.640.2577

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Fellowship Groups

See Congregational Life

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Human Resources

Coya Castro
Director of Human Resources
Email | 312.640.2533

Deidra Cox
Manager of Human Resources
Email | 312.640.2535

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Membership

Joseph L. Morrow
Associate Pastor for Evangelism and Community Engagement
Email | 312.981.3399

Nancy Davis
Coordinator for Evangelism
Email | 312.274.3815

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Mission

Nancy Davis
Coordinator for Mission
Email | 312.274.3815

Joseph L. Morrow
Parish Associate for Jail Ministry
Email | 312.981.3399

Mike Usiak
Meals Ministry Coordinator
Email | 312.981.3599

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Music

John W. W. Sherer
Organist and Director of Music
Email | 312.981.3592

Chris Norton
Music Coordinator
Email | 312.981.3595

Katy Sinclair
Associate Director of Music for Children and Youth
Email | 312.274.3807

Michael Rees
Organ Scholar
Email

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Operational Ministries

Andrea Denney
Executive Director of Operational Ministries
Email | 312.981.3383

Wydetta Carter
Receptionist
Email | 312.787.4570

Fred Hickler
Technology Manager
Email | 312.252.3595

Kathy Kidder
Director of Ofice Management, Wedding Coordinator and Events Manager
Email | 312.981.4026

Leszek Pytka
Plant Manager
Email | 312.640.2523

Latasha Ward
Operations Coordinator
Email | 312.640.2572

Bonita Wright
Receptionist
Email | 312.787.4570

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Preschool

See Day School

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Replogle Center for Counseling and Well-Being

Phone: 312.787.8425
Fax: 312.787.4584

Thomas Schemper
Director, Replogle Center for Counseling and Well-Being
Email | 312.787.2729, ext. 2240

Sharon Crawford-Tucker
Office Coordinator, Replogle Center for Counseling and Well-Being
Email | 312.981.3394

Darlene Cunneen
Office Associate, Replogle Center for Counseling and Well-Being
Email | 312.787.2339

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Resource Development

Katy Frey Bever
Director of Development
Email | 312.981.3380

Caryn Blomquist
Associate Director of Fundraising Events
Email | 312.981.3564

Joi Brooks
Foundation Relations Officer
Email | 312.981.3563

Shawn Fiedler
Major Gift Officer
Email | 872.250.9266

Liz Gump
Associate Director of Development for Individual Giving
Email | 312.640.2578

Andrea Miller
Associate Director of Development, Fourth Presbyterian Church
Email |

Ron Porras
Donor Information and Gifts Processing Coordinator
Email | 312.252.3598

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Social Service Center

See Chicago Lights Social Service Center

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Tutoring and Summer Day

See Chicago Lights Tutoring and Summer Day

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TwentiesThirties

Joseph L. Morrow
Associate Pastor for Evangelism and Community Engagement
Email | 312.981.3399

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Urban Farm

See Chicago Lights Urban Farm

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Volunteer Ministry

Robert Crouch
Director of Volunteer Ministry
Email | 312.981.3382

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Weddings

Kathy Kidder
Wedding Coordinator and Events Manager
Email | 312.981.4026

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Youth Ministry

Rocky Supinger
Associate Pastor for Youth Ministry
Email | 312.981.4037

Katie Patterson
Youth Ministry Program Manager
Email | 312.981.4035

Katy Sinclair
Associate Director of Music for Children and Youth
Email | 312.274.3807

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(at Michigan Avenue)
Chicago, Illinois 60611.2014
(Across from the Hancock)

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