Your local team

Meet the team that’s ready to support you and your ministry.

As modeled by our Lord, strong relationships are a key to ministry and mission effectiveness. The leaders you meet, get to know and grow with will improve and empower you for greater ministry impact. Across Converge MidAmerica, you will meet lifelong friends, engage with co-laborers and share the joys and challenges of following God’s call in your life. Connect with us today to learn more about how we can serve your church.

Gary Rohrmayer

President & Executive Minister, Converge MidAmerica

Ministry Staff

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Bryan Moak
Vice President of Church Strengthening
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Danny Parmelee

Vice President of Church Planting

Ernie Cabrera

Vice President of Church Partnerships

Jessy Padilla
Director of Hispanic Ministries
Fred Obleton
Coordinator of African American Ministries
Nepthali Mullings
Director of Pastoral Care to Hispanic Churches
Bruce McEvoy
Director of Student Ministries Movement
Kendal Anderson

Interim Director of Church Strengthening Southeast

Wanda Manning
Office Manager & Executive Administrator
Eileen Herrera

Director of Finance

Yahaira Landaverry

Finance Team

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Kirsten Andreson

Church Strengthening Administrative Assistant

Melissa Herbst
Melissa Herbst

Church Planting Administrative Assistant

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Mary Rohrmayer
Ministry to Pastors’ Wives

District Board

Dr. Timothy Beavis
VP of International Operations, Carey Outreach Ministries
Pastor Brian Coffey
Chapelstreet Church, Geneva, IL
Pastor Chris Dodd
New Community Church, Dolton, IL
Pastor Jeff Dryden
Sawyer Highlands Church, Sawyer, MI
Pastor Jeff Forester

Heritage Church Sterling, Heights, MI

Pastor Eric Moore

Tree of Life Fellowship, Royal Oak, MI

Pastor Jessy Padilla
Iglesia Emanuel, Waukegan, IL
Victoria Pipkin
Bolingbrook, IL
Rev. Gary Rohrmayer
Park Ridge, IL
Pastor Darryn Scheske

Heartland Church, Indianapolis, IN

Pastor Paul Urban
The Journey Church, Muskegon, MI
Pastor Kirt Wiggins
Pathway Community Church, Elmhurst, IL
Pastor Richard Wollard
Springbrook Community Church, Huntley, IL

Converge has been with me on every step of my church planting journey — from learning how to raise support, building a launch team and publicly launching the church. Our church would not have had the success it’s having today without the expertise from Converge.

Chris Highfill, Grace River Church, O’Fallon, Missouri