Meet Our Team

  • Rev. Jim Stolt

    Lead Pastor

    Jim, his wife Karyn and their 2 children came to Praise in January of 2011. Pastor Jim graduated from Moody Bible Institute and is currently working on his Masters of Divinity through Moody Theological Seminary.  After serving in youth ministry for 17 years, he became the Lead Pastor of Praise on April 29, 2018.  He is committed to equipping  disciples to make disciples by being on mission each and every day.

  • Pastor Andrew Lenhart

    Andrew, his wife Sarah and their 2 children have joined us at Praise in September of 2012. Andrew studied piano performance and accompanying at The Cleveland Institute of Music, The University of Michigan, and The Juilliard School, where he finished a D.M.A. degree in Collaborative Piano in 2008. He has performed at Alice Tully Hall, the Chicago Cultural Center, and on the Music in the Loft Concert Series in Chicago, among other venues. He has taught in the school of music at both Wheaton and Nyack Colleges.

  • Dena Fields

    Administrative Assistant

    Dena is blessed with a loving husband and two incredible daughters that keep her exceptionally busy and immensely delighted.