Our Pastors & Staff

Del Shimandle

Interim Pastor

Maggie Johnson

Director of Worship & Youth

Francisco Mercado

Custodian

Stu Modrzejewski

Director of Community Life

Adolfo Ramirez

Facilities Supervisor

Fei Sheh

Ministry Intern

Aurora Tallacksen

Office Administrator

Jung Hower

Director of Finance & HR

Our Elder Board & Officers

Jeff Cebulski

Elder, Secretary

Rachel Einfeldt

Elder

Jung Hower

Financial Secretary

Sylvia Lauener

Treasurer

Stephen Lepse

Elder Chair

Del Shimandle

Elder

James Snyder

Elder

Our Deacons

Seung Bok Cha

Global Outreach Deacon

Cindy Harris

Membership Deacon

Andrea Korte

Youth Ministry Deacon

Sylvia Lauener

Finance & Admin Deacon

Tandy Malinak

Children’s Ministry Deacon

Meg Parks

Crisis & Compassion Deacon

Dan Tallacksen

Facilities Deacon

More About Us

Our vision is to celebrate lives transformed by Jesus Christ. Read our mission and bylaws.

Our Statement of Faith is that of the Evangelical Free Church of America

First Free was planted in 1880 and came to the Andersonville Neighborhood in the early 1900s.

Our campus includes our worship center, family life center, and church office buildings.

We would love to hear from you.