Region A

Illinois Region

Excluding the Chicago Area

  • larry elliott

    Area Superintendent of Northwest Illinois

    815.297.4775  |

    Larry and Carol reside in Freeport, IL where he has served as Administrative Pastor at Park Hills EFC since 2007. He served as the Executive Director of the Freeport YMCA for 26 years. Both Larry and Carol are graduates of UW and Larry got his post grad work from a unique local church training program in Ames, IA advised by Dallas Seminary and Trinity professors. He loves teaching God's Word, helping others apply the truths of scripture and has recently been a trainer for Bible Pathways in Kenya. Larry and Carol have 2 married sons and 4 grandchildren.
  • Don erickson

    area superintendent of Chicago suburbs

    847.452.5101   |

    Don served as senior pastor of Living Grace Community Church in Cary, IL for 33 years. Prior to that he served as an associate pastor in two churches for a total of 8 years. In January of 2018, he began training pastors internationally in Honduras, Zambia, Cuba and Albania. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Wheaton College and Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry degrees from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Don and his wife, Claudia have been four children and two grandchildren.

  • Mark Balmer

    Area Superintendent of the Quad Cities

    319.354.5580  |

    Mark is currently serving as the Lead Pastor of Parkview EFC in Iowa City. Prior to that he spent nearly 25 years at Park Hills EFC in Freeport, Illinois. Mark got his degree from Trinity Western University in Langley, B.C. and then took additional classes at Moody. In 2012, he joined the GLD staff serving as an Area Superintendent. Mark and his wife, Charmaine have eight children.