Meet Pastor Andy
Pastor Andrew Tyrrell

Pastor Andy came to Grace in summer of 2011.  He attended seminary at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago and also has a degree from Millikin University.  Prior to attending college Andy grew up in the Chicago suburbs. Andy and his wife, Andrea, have three children.

At Grace, his primary responsibilities are leading the staff and volunteers in creating relevant ministries, and preaching at almost all the Sunday services. His greatest passion is helping people form meaningful relationships with Jesus Christ.  He feels blessed to work in a congregation with so many generous and caring people.

In Pastor Andy's free time he enjoys spending time with family and friends, maintaining health, fitness and sports (Go White Sox!).  Andy loves meeting new people so please feel free to reach out to him anytime.

Staff and Leadership


   Pastor: Rev. Andrew Tyrrell
   Secretary: Sue Fosdal
   Music Director: Tara Singer
   Children’s Ministry Director: Nancy O’Connor 
   Nursery Attendant: Callie Arizzi
   Custodian: Kristi Peterson


   President: Sue Dubs
   Vice President: Jason Folbrick
   Secretary: Julie Ford
   Treasurer: Jon Petersen
        Michelle Bayer
        Bryan Johnson
        Shannon Johnson
        Judy Olson
        Jeffery Stark

Early Child Development Center

   Executive Director: Sue Kubic
   Richmond Site Director: Pauline Kohl
   Twin Lakes Site Director: Donna Dennis