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. He also has earned a Teacher's Diploma from the Evangelical Teacher Training Association. From 2006-2019, he served as the Senior Pastor at WhiteRose Fellowship Church in Peoria, IL, a non-denominational 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 Fort Wayne Bible College with a Bachelor of Science degree, Double Major in Christian Education and Bible, and a minor in Counseling. She works in the local school system as a Paraprofessional and specializes in working with children who live with special needs. Diane is currently in the certification process with the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC). David and Diane have been blessed with a son, a daughter, and four grandchildren.
Lead Pastor/Elder, David Gruber