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Lead Pastor

Jarrod Severing

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Pastor Jarrod joined Epworth UMC in August of 2019 after serving 4 years at Lanark UMC. He is a second career pastor and has been approved for ordination during our next Annual Conference.

Jarrod brings a passion for worship, music, and relationships to Journey of Hope. Pastor Jarrod is excited about the possibilities within this community for mission, relationship building, and growing in our faith and love of God.

Pastor Jarrod was born and raised in Rockford, IL and currently resides in Elgin with his wife, Sherry, and daughter, Jessica, who is attending Elgin Community College. His other daughter, Stephanie, lives in Dekalb and will be married in September 2020 to Kyle. She is a social worker who works with the elderly in her community.