Beverly Bolsen | Director of Children’s Ministries
Bev Bolsen came to First Presbyterian Church of Wilmette from the business world and many years of volunteering in children’s ministry. She has a Master of Arts in Christian Ministry, with a concentration in Christian Formation of Children and a Master of Management. She and husband Bill have two adult children.
Peggy Massello | Director of Music Ministries
Peggy Massello has had the honor of serving as director of Music Ministries and organist at First Presbyterian Church of Wilmette for more than 12 years. With over 25 years of experience serving churches, Peggy loves involving many people of all ages and talents in the rich worship life at our church. She also holds a Masters of Sacred Music from Northwestern University and a Bachelors degree in Vocal Performance from DePauw University. Peggy is married to Dave Massello and they have two sons, Matthew and Adam.
Jason Okrzynski (he says it rhymes with "Oprah Winfrey") and his wife Maren (she says it rhymes with "car in"), have two sons, Dylan (2 years) and Soren (4 months). Jason is continuing his PhD studies at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary. The Okrzynski family comes to us from their former home near Minneapolis-St. Paul, where Jason has served Lutheran congregations. He has extensive experience in Youth Ministry and Mission, and his pastoral and programmatic leadership are a valuable asset to us.
Aaron Stampfl | Music Assistant
Aaron Stampfl has been serving as a music assistant at First Presbyterian Church of Wilmette since 2007. Originally from Kenosha, Wisconsin, Aaron has been musically contributing to a wide variety of worship services since seventh grade. He currently lives in Evanston and is a doctoral candidate at Northwestern University, studying piano performance.