"Now you are the body of Christ, and each one of you is part of it." - 1 Corinthians 12:27

 
Dee Everson, Artist & Author | Evangelist    Dee  is a Christian Artist, Retreat Speaker & Author who utilizes the arts to advance the Kingdom of God. Dee experiments with a variety of textures, colors and sizes in her work. As a passionate evangelist (and coffee enthusiast), she's probably best known for her creation of the  "Peace by Piece" Mosaic Bible Study . Her passion for art, wellness (and good cup of coffee) opens up many doors for meaningful conversations about God. Dee also teaches art camps for kids and creates programming for the disabled. She has three adult children: Corrie, Allie & Zach. She is also the Founder of Peace by Piece Ministries and the author of the Mosaic Bible Study Workbook.

Dee Everson, Artist & Author | Evangelist

Dee is a Christian Artist, Retreat Speaker & Author who utilizes the arts to advance the Kingdom of God. Dee experiments with a variety of textures, colors and sizes in her work. As a passionate evangelist (and coffee enthusiast), she's probably best known for her creation of the "Peace by Piece" Mosaic Bible Study. Her passion for art, wellness (and good cup of coffee) opens up many doors for meaningful conversations about God. Dee also teaches art camps for kids and creates programming for the disabled. She has three adult children: Corrie, Allie & Zach. She is also the Founder of Peace by Piece Ministries and the author of the Mosaic Bible Study Workbook.

Jenny Spontak, Speaker & Author | Teacher    Jenny  is a Women's Ministry Leader, Bible Teacher, Author & Retreat Speaker. Jenny's passion is seeing other women reconciled to Christ. She demonstrates how the Holy Spirit puts the broken pieces of our hearts back together to restore peace in our lives. Jenny is not only a gifted teacher but a practical speaker. Additionally, she’s a dedicated local philanthropist - serving at  By The Hand Club  (after-school youth program in Austin neighborhood) and the Homer Junior Women’s Club. Most importantly, she teaches several women's Bible studies and leads a coffee house prayer group. Jenny and her husband Steve have two amazing adult children, Taylor & Nick.

Jenny Spontak, Speaker & Author | Teacher

Jenny is a Women's Ministry Leader, Bible Teacher, Author & Retreat Speaker. Jenny's passion is seeing other women reconciled to Christ. She demonstrates how the Holy Spirit puts the broken pieces of our hearts back together to restore peace in our lives. Jenny is not only a gifted teacher but a practical speaker. Additionally, she’s a dedicated local philanthropist - serving at By The Hand Club (after-school youth program in Austin neighborhood) and the Homer Junior Women’s Club. Most importantly, she teaches several women's Bible studies and leads a coffee house prayer group. Jenny and her husband Steve have two amazing adult children, Taylor & Nick.

Lisa Ring, Marketplace Minister | Pastor    Lisa  has been serving others for as long as she can remember. Possessing both teaching and pastoral gifts, Lisa relies on the Holy Spirit & God's Word to minister to women needing encouragement. Lisa's nurturing personality is incredibly comforting - especially with the moms she interacts with through her sons' school, band concerts, or Boy Scout meetings. For years, Lisa was also involved with a church coffee ministry. She's a recent cancer survivor {healed by God's grace and mercy} and attends church in Lemont with husband Frank. She has four wonderful children: Ryan, Shannon, Michael & Liam and a beloved lap dog, Teddy.

Lisa Ring, Marketplace Minister | Pastor

Lisa has been serving others for as long as she can remember. Possessing both teaching and pastoral gifts, Lisa relies on the Holy Spirit & God's Word to minister to women needing encouragement. Lisa's nurturing personality is incredibly comforting - especially with the moms she interacts with through her sons' school, band concerts, or Boy Scout meetings. For years, Lisa was also involved with a church coffee ministry. She's a recent cancer survivor {healed by God's grace and mercy} and attends church in Lemont with husband Frank. She has four wonderful children: Ryan, Shannon, Michael & Liam and a beloved lap dog, Teddy.

Jess Olivito, Marketplace Minister | Apostle    Jess  is the Founder of the Sozo Group. "The Lord’s providing incredible opportunities to reach others. By fostering creativity, we're able to meet (and minister) to many people. By loving those that we encounter, we're then able to share the truth about God's redemptive love." In unity, Jess works with community leaders and local ministries to improve the spiritual condition of our community. She's also the proud wife of “pizza guru” Geno and a college-bound daughter- Morgan. Jess' current focus has been growing Peace by Piece Ministries and creating space for the Sozo Creativity Center which is increasing outreach opportunities to more women through the arts.

Jess Olivito, Marketplace Minister | Apostle

Jess is the Founder of the Sozo Group. "The Lord’s providing incredible opportunities to reach others. By fostering creativity, we're able to meet (and minister) to many people. By loving those that we encounter, we're then able to share the truth about God's redemptive love." In unity, Jess works with community leaders and local ministries to improve the spiritual condition of our community. She's also the proud wife of “pizza guru” Geno and a college-bound daughter- Morgan. Jess' current focus has been growing Peace by Piece Ministries and creating space for the Sozo Creativity Center which is increasing outreach opportunities to more women through the arts.


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