Jaron Burdick, PASTOR
Pastor Jaron first came to St. Paul’s in the fall of 2010 as a guest preacher, and accepted the call to serve as our pastor in July of 2011. Pastor Jaron holds a Master of Divinity (MDiv) degree from North Park Theological Seminary in Chicago, which is also where he met his wife Kirsten. They are both ordained ministers of the Evangelical Covenant Church. They live on the North side of Chicago.
Sue Shragal, ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
Sue has been running the church office at St. Paul’s for over seventeen years. In addition to maintaining the church office and financial records, Sue also publishes our monthly newsletter, “The Visitor”.
Olga Sklyanskaya, ORGANIST
Born in Kiev, Ukraine, Miss Olga Sklyanskaya was drawn to music since early childhood. She started playing the piano at the age of seven. After graduating from Glier Music College (Kiev, Ukraine), an equivalent of an American high school, she moved to Chicago with her family in 1995.
She received Performance Certificate, Master of Music and Bachelor of Music from DePaul University School of Music in Chicago where she studied with Eteri Andjaparidze and Dmitry Paperno. Currently, she enjoys performing in Chicago as a soloist and an accompanist, teaching at the First Conservatory of LaGrange and serving as an organist at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Franklin Park.