Tanner and Jessica have been married for 13 years and have three children; Jonas (10), Evangeline (3), and Finnigan (1).
Tanner has a B.A. in Religious Studies and an M.A. in Religion; both from Olivet Nazarene University
He has been the Assistant Pastor of Congregational Care in Bourbonnais, IL for the past 4 years. and previously served as senior pastor of New Hope Bible Church is Custer Park, IL
Tanner worked at Olivet Nazarene University for nearly 5 years as part of the Advancement Operations leadership team. He also has over a decade of management experience in the distribution and logistics industry.
Hobbies and interests include cheering on the World Champion Chicago Cubs, pretty much anything to do with motorcycles, reading, and spending time with family.
E-mail Tanner Griffin
Debra has been on staff at WNC since 2008. She is active in Visitation, Outbound Communion, Small Groups, Children's Ministry & Worship. She and her husband David have 6 adult children between them and are both Certified Bible Story Tellers through the Nazarene Church.
In her free time, Debra enjoys singing, cooking, reading, playing Bass and spending time with her family.
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Jessica has been on staff since July of 2017. Jessica keeps our office running smoothly and is our Worship coordinator and leader.
She is a 2002 graduate of Olivet Nazarene University majoring in Music Education & Church Music.
In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and reading.
Torrin is a senior at Winamac Community High School. Following his graduation in May of 2018 he plans to attend college and enter into ministry.
Currently Torrin is interning with Pastor Tanner and has the opportunity to deliver the Sunday morning message from time to time.
Torrin also works with our WNC Youth Program and Neighbor to Neighbor Food Pantry on a weekly basis as well as Outbound Communion and Visitation.
Our Ministry Vision Team
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