The staff and leadership here at Life Bridge love and pray diligently for the people in the church. We value a team approach to leading the church. Pastor Bob is our Senior Pastor and part of the Elder team which leads Life Bridge. All members of our Elder team are approved through a vote by Life Bridge members. We believe this provides a biblical model of leadership while maintaining a healthy balance of accountability. If you have questions, please feel free to contact the church office at or the head elder Matt Ferrin at

Pastors & Staff

  • Bob Boerman

    Senior Pastor

    Bob is passionate about helping people understand how God’s Word applies to everyday life. Bob and his wife, Jean, have been married for over 45 years and have three daughters, six grandsons and one granddaughter. They are natives of the Chicago area. Bob has a BA from Trinity International University and a Masters of Ministry from Moody Graduate School. He has over 40 years experience working with youth, adults, couples and families in the local church context. He loves people and enjoys hanging out in God’s magnificent

    creation. Contact Bob at

  • Josh Mangioni

    Pastor of Adult & Family Ministries

    Josh is passionate about seeing families of all shapes and sizes take seriously Jesus’ call to go and make disciples. Josh believes that discipleship begins in the home and he is passionate about equipping parents and grandparents with the tools they need to disciple their families. Josh also believes that every person in the church married/unmarried with kids/without kids shares in the responsibility to raise the next generation to know and love Jesus. He is married to his beautiful wife, Laura, and they have three young sons. Contact Josh at

  • Jodi Mork

    Director of Children's Ministries

    Jodi was an elementary school teacher for over 20 years and home schooled two of her boys for six. She has been happily married to David since 1988. She earned her elementary education degree from Trinity International University and her master's degree from National Louis University. David and Jodi have three sons, John, Sean and Jesse and two granddaughters. She has a great way of connecting with our littlest ones here at Life Bridge! Feel free to contact her at

  • Lucas Leibforth

    Pastor of Worship Arts

    Lucas graduated from Moody Bible Institute with a B.A. in Worship and Media Arts. He is married to his best friend Megan and they have the best dog around, named Lovey.  His heart is to teach the next generation of believers what it truly means to worship and be in relationship with God. 

    Having served in worship ministry for over 10 years, he loves pouring into the local church. His ministry experience includes worship leading, young adult ministry, videography and photography, graphic design, pastoral care and team building. He enjoys spending time with Megan, anything coffee, movies, cooking and photography. You can contact Lucas at

  • Tracy Zochowski

    Office Manager

    Tracy has been attending Life Bridge Since 2012 and will usually be the first person you see on Sunday morning.  She loves to get to know new friends and get people connected within the church. If you have any questions, drop her an email at

  • Cheryl Moss

    Administrative Assistant

    Cheryl and her family began attending Life Bridge in February 2022. They love to serve where needed and she is happy to assist with questions or needs. You can contact Cheryl at

  • Kathy Knee


Life Bridge Elder Team

Meet our Elders! Matt Ferrin is the Chairman of the Elder team and Dave Mork is the Vice-Chairman.  You can contact any of them at their email addresses below.

  • Dave Mork

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  • Nathan Berg

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  • Richard Carhart

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  • Matt Ferrin

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