Life Bridge Team

PASTORS - STAFF - ELDERS

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. 

Josh Mangioni

Pastor of Adult and 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 four young sons. 

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, they have a new baby boy named Mack 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 a 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, Mack, anything coffee, movies, cooking and photography.

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! 

Vivek Katru

Pastor of Student Ministries

Vivek firmly believes in the transformative power of living a life of true freedom in Christ. He has a bachelor's degree in Pastoral Ministries and is currently pursuing his Master's in Divinity. Originally from India, Vivek spent his formative years as a pastor's kid, actively contributing to the establishment of youth groups, children's ministries, and worship teams in his family's Church plants. Vivek is deeply passionate about helping students discover their identity in Christ and how to walk with God. Beyond his ministerial pursuits, he finds joy in creating music, spending time in nature, and engaging in soccer.

Tracy Zochowski

Office Manager

Tracy has been attending Life Bridge for over 10 years. She loves to get to know people and help them get plugged in here at Life Bridge. If you have any questions about our app or website she can help with that as well.

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. 

Elder Team

Richard Carhart

Dave Mork

Nathan Berg

Stephen Englehardt

Andy Sargent