Heidi Gnadt,
Guest Services Pastor

First Responsibilities: Oversee all aspects of the guest experience at First

Family: Married to Karl for 22 years, Roland (16), and Isaac (13), Mac & Bella (Tonkinese cats)

Hometown: Richton Park

Education: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Marketing, University of Illinois

Prior Experience: First Newcomer Minister (2003-2012), First Communications Minister (2012-2014)

Hobbies: Hanging out with my family, going out to eat, or doing aboslutely nothing!

Favorite Food: I'm a "foodie" and love nearly anything from comfort food to gourmet


Favorite Sports Teams: Fighting Illini, Chicago Bears, Urbana High School Soccer

Favorite Band: U2

Favorite TV Show Growing Up: The Brady Bunch, The Love Boat, Happy Days, Little House on the Prairie