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Claire Edgecomb, Ron Krause, and J. Michael Barker

Three Blending Committee members discuss the process of combining three churches into one.

Jon and Jeanne Berg

Jon and Jeanne Berg served as missionaries in west Africa during the 1970s and ‘80s.

Rev. Dr. Blythe Denham Kieffer

Minister at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Springfield, IL.

Doris Fischer

History of Faith Lutheran Church of Springfield, Illinois.

Daniel K Krumrei

A career Christian Church-Disciples of Christ minister and Army National Guard chaplain

Mary Loken

Long-time member of Luther Memorial Church discusses the congregation's history.

Rabbi Barry Marks

Rabbi for the Temple Israel in Springfield, IL for 43 years.

Gary McCants

AME Presiding Elder who ministered to public congregations and within the halls of the IL Legislature

T Ray McJunkins

Baptist pastor's ministry in Kansas, Texas and in Springfield, Illinois

Ronald Moorman

Journey from Catholic Priest to Social Work to Lutheran ministry.

Ted Morrissey

An atheist's religious journey

Maryam Mostoufi

Prominent leader of Springfield Muslim community talks about her faith journey.

Bishop Thomas Paprocki

Roman Catholic Bishop for the Diocese of Springfield, Illinois.

Paul K. Schwartzkopf

Lutheran minister discusses career in Missouri Synod Lutheran and later the ELCA church.

John Standard

Senior pastor at the Springfield Bible Church discusses his ministry

Raymond Stroh

Charter member of Atonement Lutheran Church discusses the church's history.

Martin Woulfe

Unitarian Universalist's spiritual journey to the ministry.

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