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Jason Greshamis our Celebrate Recovery worship leader. Jason has been married to Brittany for over 5 years and they have been attending Redemption Church since 2012.
Tina Bird is the Celebration Place coordinator at Redemption. Tina and her husband David have two daughters, a son and over the years have had many teens share their home. Tina enjoys working with children and encouraging young disciples at home and at church.
April Dollins and her family joined our church a little over a year ago. April is a mom, wife, homeschooler, nurse, and educator. She leads our First Impressions team of volunteers and is passionate about helping people feel at home at Redemption.
Abby Smith is the Pastoral Assistant at Redemption. She is married to Tyler Smith. Abby currently is a full-time accounting student at SIU and holds a part-time job at the VA Medical Center. She has beenattending Redemption for a little over five years and during that time has learned the meaning of truly serving God.
Robin Tarlton is our Redemption Island Coordinator. Robin and her husband Mike have five kids and three grandchildren. Robin has served in a variety of ministry roles, including ten years as Children’s Minister at Cornerstone Church in Marion. Robin is excited to be a part of the children’s ministry at Redemption Church where kids are learning and loving God.
Will Douglas is the student pastor at Redemption. He has been married to Brittany for 14 years. After years of trying to grow their family, God blessed them with their daughter Isabella Hope in 2017 through the gift of adoption. Will and Brittany moved to Southern Illinois in 2011 and have been members of Redemption since then. Will has a passion to see students develop roots in their faith and to walk in Christ.
Robert Ward is the Worship Pastor. He has been leading our congregation in corporate worship since 2009 and gives witness to the life-changing power of Jesus Christ. Robert has been married to Kellie since 2011, and they have two children (D.J. and Kalliope). In addition to directing our corporate worship services, Robert enjoys teaching Sunday School and in Small Groups as well as an occasional Sunday morning sermon.
Brett Sapp is our Assimilation Pastor and has served God in different ministries for over 30 years. His desire is to help people live happier, healthier, spirit-filled lives. He was born in Ft. Madison, Iowa and has lived in over 22 different homes throughout the Midwest, Virginia, Florida and California (We promise he is not running from the law!!!) He is married to Janet, who he met more years ago than Janet will allow him to share. They are blessed with two children and their spouses, that love God and serve him at Redemption Church as well.
Robbey Smith is the Lead Pastor at Redemption. Robbey and Angie have been married for over 25 years and have two sons and a daughter-in-law who love Jesus. Robbey grew up in Southern Illinois and has lived here all of his life. Robbey and his family answered the call to plant a church in West Frankfort that is now known as Redemption Church. Robbey enjoys spending time with his granddaughter and sharing the gospel so people can find redemption in Jesus.