Our Lead Pastor, David Gruber, graduated from Fort Wayne Bible College in 1985 with a Bachelor of Science degree, Double Major in Pastoral Ministries and Bible, and a minor in Christian Education. From 2006-2019, he served as the Senior Pastor at WhiteRose Fellowship Church in Peoria, IL, a church that he helped plant in 2006 and where he served as the primary teacher, vision-caster and shepherd. Prior to this he was the Senior Pastor at Mt. Olive Missionary Church, Peoria, IL (2001-2006), Senior Pastor at Oak Grove Missionary Church, Nappanee, IN (1998-2001), Executive Pastor at Northwoods Community Church, Peoria, IL (1992-1995), and Associate Pastor for Adult Ministries at Fellowship Missionary Church, Ft. Wayne, IN (1985-1992) Diane also graduated from Ft. Wayne Bible College with a Bachelor of Science degree, Double Major in Christian Education and Bible, and a minor in Counseling. She is a Paraprofessional and specializes in working with children who live with special needs. They have a son, Joel, and a daughter, Kristen, and four grandchildren.
Lead Pastor/Elder, David Gruber