Who we are



Our Clergy & Leadership

Both men and women serve at all levels of leadership in our church, and we come from diverse ethnic and national backgrounds. We love Jesus and each other!

Rev. Dr George Byron Koch, Pastor

The Rev. Dr George Byron Koch (coke) has been the Pastor of Resurrection since 1994. His full biography is available here: Pastor's Biography. He can be reached at the main church office number 630-231-1775, or by email at pastor@resurrection.org.

Rev. Rebecca Ann Teguns, Associate Pastor

The Rev. Rebecca Ann Teguns has been a member and leader at Resurrection since 2000, and the Associate Pastor since 2008. Her areas of oversight include neighborhood outreach, evangelism, missions, youth and families. She can be reached at the main church office number 630-231-1775, or by email at butesi@me.com.

Rev. Judy Davis, Senior Deacon

The Rev. Judy Davis has been the Senior Deacon of Resurrection since 2007. She’s the author of “Pastoral Care of the Mentally Ill.” Her areas of oversight include Deacon’s Board (help for individuals and families in need), the Altar Guild, and all manner of crisis support. She can be reached at the main church office number 630-231-1775, or by email at dnjadavis@aol.com.

Lynne Bowman, Director of Children's Ministries

Lynne Bowman is the Director of the Children’s Ministry. She can be reached by email at lynne.bowman@comcast.net, or by phone at 312-822-6047(W), or 847-382-9361(H).

Rev. Heather Ann Martinez, Assistant Pastor

The Rev. Heather Ann Martinez is a graduate of Virginia Theological Seminary in 2006 and was ordained to the priesthood in December of 2006. She assists as needed in worship and ministry throughout the church, and is planting a church in the Crystal Lake area as one of Resurrection’s outreaches. She also teaches Church History and Anglican History to aspirants in our deacon school.  She can be reached by email at heather1p17@yahoo.com or by leaving a message with the church secretary at 630-231-1775.

Rev. Mary Lou Kator, Assistant Pastor

The Rev. Mary Lou Kator is a graduate of Seabury Western Seminary in 1995, and was ordained to the Diaconate and Presbyterate (Priesthood)the same year. She served twelve years as a Pastor in Missouri and Illinois until she became a member of the Anglican Church in North America. As an assistant Pastor at Resurrection Anglican Church in West Chicago, she teaches liturgics to seminarians, offers weekly bible studies, and serves wherever needed. She says, “I love Liturgy & Scripture & my Grand kids!”

Rev. Chuck Ellenbaum

The Rev. Chuck Ellenbaum was ordained a Priest at Resurrection in May of 2010. He is a retired Professor of Anthropology and Religious Studies at College of DuPage. He has also taught part-time at various other colleges for many years, including Wheaton College. He is also the Spiritual Director for Discipleship at St. Mark's Church in Geneva. He is available for spiritual direction, hospital calling, or whatever you need or want. He can best be reached at his cell: 630-404-1261

Rev. Ray Waterman, Assistant Pastor

The Rev. Ray Waterman has been at Resurrection since 1996. He teaches cultural anthropology a the College of DuPage, and assists as an Anglican priest at Resurrection, Hope Anglican in Elburn,  and Christ the King in Evanston. He also facilitates the weekly Saturday morning men's group at Resurrection. Before coming to Resurrection, he and his wife Cheryl served as missionaries teaching the children of missionaries in schools in Colombia (1992-1995) and the Philippines (1978-1991), and were also involved in local congregations there.

Our Vestry 

(Our Sr. Lay Leaders)

Lynne Bowman (Senior Warden)

Eric Johnson  (People’s Warden)

Rev. Heather Ann Martinez (Treasurer)

Phyllis Schlim , Paul Waterman, Don Kuick and Pastor George (Members)

Our Bishop

The Most Reverend Robert Duncan