Our Staff

Jeff Hunter


Jeff has been a Covenant pastor since 2004. In that time, he has served in various capacities at Kent Covenant Church (Kent, WA), Swedish Covenant Hospital (Chicago, IL), Federated Covenant Church (Dowagiac, MI), and currently at North Park Covenant Church (Chicago, IL). He graduated with an M.Div. from North Park Theological Seminary in 2016. Jeff and his wife, Kristen, have two children, Emma and Finn, who greatly enjoying roaming the basement of the church. In addition to ministry, we all get a kick out of drinking apple cinnamon tea, 19th-century printing presses, softball, family art projects, gluten-free cooking, Chicago museums, making music, and reading. Email Jeff.

Libby Piotrowski


Libby served as our Children’s Minster from summer of 2006 until fall 2016 and feels both extremely humbled and honored to have been called as one of our lead co-pastors. Libby has a BS from North Park College, an MA in Curriculum and Instruction from North Park University, and an MACF from North Park Theological Seminary. In her former life, Libby was a high school biology teacher in the Chicago Public School system. She and her husband, Joel, have three children, Sofie, Harry, and Teg. In her spare time, Libby loves to read, garden, and watch the Food Network channel with her kids. Email Libby.


Youth Pastor

Ann-Marie 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 University, she most recently worked for the Covenant denomination. She and her husband, David, were married at NPCC in 2007 and have a young daughter. Email Ann-Marie.

Christian Schuetz

Custodial Engineer

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

Chancel Choir Director

Dominic is a singer and music teacher in Chicago. Before coming to North Park Covenant Church, he was the bass section leader and soloist at Trinity United Methodist in Wilmette. He sings with several choirs in Chicago including Bella Voce and Grant Park Symphony Chorus. Dominic also teaches voice lessons at Lincoln Park High School and conducts the handbell choir at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston. He holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in Vocal Performance from Moody Bible Institute and North Park University, respectively. Email Dominic.

Jennie Lazik

Director/Lead Teacher, North Park Church Cooperative Preschool

Jennie holds a Bachelor’s degree in Education and a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts focusing on painting and photography, both from North Park University in Chicago. She is currently pursuing a Master’s in Special Education LBS 1 certification and an Illinois Director Credential - Level 2. Jennie has taught at the Early Childhood level for the past 13 years. Her most recent employment experience was leading the Preschool Program as the Preschool Director in Palatine, Illinois, at St. Thomas of Villanova School; serving the school for three years. She has experience in public non-profit programs and private Christian Early Childhood programming. She has held leadership roles in Early Childhood and School-age programming for the past 15 years in Palatine, Northfield, and Glenview, Illinois.  
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