Our Staff

Elizabeth (Libby) Piotrowski

Co-Pastor

Libby has been on staff at North Park Covenant Church since 2002. In that time, she has served in various capacities, with 10 years spent as the Children’s Minister, until being called to the co-pastorate in 2016. Libby has a B.S. in Biology from North Park College, an M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction from North Park University, and an M.A.C.F. from North Park Theological Seminary. Her goal is to one day earn a doctorate in preaching. In her former life, Libby was a high-school biology teacher. She and her husband, Joel, have three children: Sofia, Harrison, and Tegegn. In her spare time, Libby enjoys gardening and reading (lots of historical fiction), watching the Food Network, and cooking new foods with and for her family. Email Libby.


Jeff Hunter

Co-Pastor

Jeff has served as a Covenant Pastor since his first call to ministry in 2004 at Kent Covenant Church in Kent, WA, and has served as co-pastor at North Park Covenant Church since 2016. Lifelong learning is deeply important to Jeff, and his formal education has been at Seattle Pacific University (BA, Christian Theology and Educational Ministry) and North Park Theological Seminary (M.Div). In addition to serving NPCC alongside Pastor Libby, Jeff has been spending time lately walking with an anti-racism cohort of fellow pastors, facilitating the Covenant pastor cluster on the Northside of Chicago, and helping to birth an innovative church community inside of Stateville Correctional Center in partnership with NPTS School of Restorative Arts. Jeff and his wife, Kristen, are well into their second decade together, and have two children. In addition to living that church life, we enjoy reading, drinking copious amounts of Earl Grey tea, fiddling with tech gadgets, family art projects, gluten-free cooking, mopeds, and making music. Email Jeff.


Jeanette Mottl

Interim Director of Youth Ministry

Jeanette grew up in a small town in Wisconsin, where her four younger siblings and parents still live. She graduated from North Park University in May 2022 with degrees in Biblical & Theological Studies and Psychology. She hopes to continue her education by getting a master’s degree in Counseling Psychology and or a Master of Divinity degree. Jeanette has been able to lead worship at different churches and Bible camps in past years, she served as the interim director for high-school youth ministry here at NPCC during the 2021-2022 school year, and she is very excited to be able to continue servIng our youth in the coming year. Email Jeanette.


JDrew McGovern

Young Adult Ministry Director and High School Youth Intern

JDrew hails from Ann Arbor, Michigan, and is a May 2022 graduate of North Park University. He received a B.A. in Biblical and Theological Studies and played football during his time at NPU. JDrew is passionate about spiritual formation through participation in the spiritual practices of community, theology, and service and generosity toward one another. He is excited to serve the high schoolers and young adults in the North Park Covenant Church community! Email JDrew.


Ann-Marie O. Frisk

Church Administrator

Ann-Marie was born into North Park Covenant Church and is a member of the Chancel Choir. A 1996 graduate of North Park College, she has been on staff at NPCC since December 2013. When not working, she enjoys biking, running, yoga, sewing, and spending time with her daughter. Email Ann-Marie.


Christian Schuetz

Custodian & Gardener

Christian has worked as our building engineer and landscaper since 2004. Christian graduated from Illinois State with a degree in Agribusiness and Horticulture. He is a model gardener! Married with three grown children, Christian enjoys running, biking, and spending time at his family’s cabin in Hayward, WI. Email Christian


Brian Ward

Music Ministry Coordinator & Organist

Brian is a choir director and music teacher at Providence St. Mel School in the Garfield Park neighborhood and holds undergraduate and graduate degrees from North Park University and Northwestern University, respectively. He has been attending North Park Covenant Church regularly since 2007. Brian and his wife, Maria, were married here and are the proud parents of Erik, Annalisa, and Kajsa. Email Brian.


Dominic German

Director, Chancel Choir and Chancel Handbell Choir

Dominic is a singer, voice teacher, and choir director in Chicago. He sings with many Chicago ensembles including Grant Park Chorus, William Ferris Chorale, Bella Voce, Stare at the Sun, and Constellation Men’s Ensemble. He has also sung with Chicago Symphony Chorus, Music of the Baroque, and Chicago Opera Theater. He also sings regularly with the Grammy Award-winning Philadelphia-based choir, The Crossing. Dominic teaches voice lessons at Maine West and Maine East high schools and conducts the Chicago Swedish Mixed Chorus in Andersonville. He holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in Vocal Performance from Moody Bible Institute and North Park University, respectively. Email Dominic.


Becky Edwards

Administrative Director,
North Park Church Cooperative Preschool

We welcome back Becky Edwards as the Administrative Director for North Park Church Cooperative Preschool. Becky has a BA in Biblical Studies, Spanish, and Early Childhood Education from North Park University, as well as more than six years of teaching experience in early childhood. She was our assistant teacher at NPCCP during the 2011-2012 school year, followed by teaching second grade at Passages Charter School from 2012 to 2015. She then worked as the Preschool Director here at NPCCP from 2015 to 2017. Becky and her husband currently live in Logan Square with their young daughter and son. She is excited to be back at NPCCP! Email Becky



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