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Pastor Aron Utecht

Aron has been in pastoral minsitry since 2004, as both associate and lead pastor. He's super excited that he gets to go to church with great people and to be a part of this new church plant in Sterling. He and his wife, Jenn, have 3 kids; Abby, Ellie and Ben. For fun they like to be outdoors or watch college football.


Tim Hilty (Elder)

Tim grew up in Dixon, IL and graduated from Wheaton College in 2002. He and his wife, Andrea, have lived and worked in Chattanooga, TN, and served as missionaries with ACTION International in Zambia for 9 years. Also during this time, they adopted their first child, Ireen, and were blessed with 3 boys, Ian, Tristan, and Adlai. Tim now lives in Sterling and works as Production Manager at Rotary Airlock.


Lee Rogers (Elder)

Lee is a caretaker who lives in Dixon with his wife, Sue. They have 2 children and 6 grandchildren. Lee has many years of experience as a church elder. 


Eric Forman (Elder)

Eric is an Associate Professor of Biology at Sauk Valley College. He has been married 44 years to his wife, Deb, and has 3 children and 7 grandchildren. He has been a Dixon resident since 1976.