Todd leads the people's song at Faith. He encourages people of all ages to share their God-given time and talents, either vocally or instrumentally, in praise of their maker and redeemer. Through music, God is praised and God's people are lifted up to lives of devotion, dedication and service.
Todd grew up in St-Louis and graduated from Valparaiso University with a Bachelor of Music degree in Organ Performance. In 1983 he received a Master's degree in Choral Music from the University of Illinois at Champaign.
Todd has served in parishes in Champaign, Illinois; Mason City, Iowa; and Toledo, Ohio. In 2000 he performed in Hungary, playing organ concerts at the St. Anna Church in Budapest and at the Votive Cathedral in Szeged. Since 2005, Todd has been the accompanist and assistant conductor for the Lutheran Youth Choir International.
Todd and his wife Cynthia have two children, Jonathan and Melissa.
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Kayla Feil, Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministry
Originally from a small town in Michigan, Kayla moved to Chicago to attend North Park University. She graduated North Park with a BA in Nonprofit Management and a BA in Biblical and Theological Studies. Kayla fell in love and felt her call to youth ministry while working at Portage Lake Bible Camp for multiple summers, leading her to Faith Lutheran Church.
Kayla still lives in Chicago and loves Lake Michigan almost as much as she loves getting to know students. In her free time, Kayla loves to read, go to concerts, travel, camp and bake Gluten Free desserts!
Eileen Glynn, Director of Rainbow Place Preschool
Eileen is the director of our preschool, Rainbow Place. She began teaching here in 1992. She stays involved teaching within the program and has served as the preschool director since 1995.
She graduated from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, earning a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and Business. She pursued her Master's studies at National Louis University focusing on children's literature and it's use in preschool curriculum. She enjoys sharing her passion of books and storytelling with the children.
Eileen and her husband Rick both grew up in Glen Ellyn. They have a daughter, Anna.
Visit their website on the right to learn more about Rainbow Place Preschool.
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