Dwight Borden – Senior Pastor
Pastor Borden was born and raised near Joliet, Illinois. He is a graduate of Elmhurst College (B.A.) and Eden Theological Seminary, St. Louis, (M.Div.) and was ordained in 1973. He has served four congregations and has been pastor of St. Paul Church since July, 1995. He lives in rural Pekin with his wife, Kathy, a licensed psychotherapist in private practice. He is the father of three adult children.
Vivian Gerrietts – Choir Director
Vivian studied music education with an emphasis in instrumental music at the University of Illinois. Vivian has served St. Paul Church since 1978 as director of adult and children/youth choirs. This has included learning about and directing a handbell choir. She has also been active in leading singing in the Sunday School and in the annual Vacation Bible School.
Vivian is married to George who sings in the adult choir. She has two adult sons and is a grandmother.
Betsy Rylee - Secretary
Betsy joined the St. Paul Church staff in September, 2012. She was raised in Washington, IL, and now lives in Glasford. She is a proud mother of four children – three grown and one still living at home, and also loves being a grandmother. In her free time, she enjoys photography, baking, and traveling. She is very happy to be working here as the secretary of St. Paul Church.