Audrey was born and raised in Northern Illinois, graduated from Rock Valley College in 2004, and shortly after married Adam Reardon. They’ve been doing ministry side by side for 15 years in many capacities and are enjoying the ride. They have two boys who keep them laughing and on their toes! Music has always been a part of Audrey’s life and is her favorite pastime.
Other things Audrey enjoys are hiking, reading, the Green Bay Packers, Golden Retrievers, and campfires!
Jay & Stephanie Fast
Youth And Children’s Ministry
Jay and Stephanie have been married for 19 years and have 3 kids - Caleb, Jorie & Eden. They have been part of Redemption Church since early 2018, and are excited about how God is at work!
Jay loves being a husband and a dad. And he really likes investing in teenagers! He enjoys snowboarding, movies, long walks on the beach, drone-piloting, and soccer. He serves as a full-time missionary with Sonlife, which is a ministry that equips pastors and ministry leaders in relational disciple-making according to Jesus’ life. He has a large collection of books that he hasn’t read yet...but plans to someday.
Steph loves being a wife and a mom and is passionate about disciple-making as a way of life in the home. She enjoys spending time with her family, going to movies, and just going for a walk around the neighborhood. She is currently finishing her degree in teaching with an emphasis in ESL.
Patrick & Tiana Anderson
Patrick and Tiana met in Rockford in 2013 where they attended church together. They got married in September of 2014 in Boone County. Patrick and Tiana live locally in Belvidere with their son Ezekiel and love being a part of the Redemption family.
The Andersons enjoy family bike rides, and a good scoop of chocolate chip ice-cream.
Thad and Stephanie Mack
Prayer and Care
Thaddeus (Thad) and Stephanie met at Judson College and got married in 2006. They've since had four daughters and now live in Boone County on a farm with a dog, cat, bird and several chickens. Stephanie works full time raising and teaching their four girls and Thad works for a consulting company in Elgin.
Besides enjoying time with their family, the Mack's enjoy being outdoors around campfires, bike rides and exploring nature.
The Sheedlo’s moved to Boone County in 1996. As a mother of five, throwing events and parties has become second nature for Paula! Paula enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and cooking. Rumor has it, she makes the best Thanksgiving Stuffing!