Ed Doepel | Founding Pastor

Ed Doepel | Founding Pastor

Pastor Ed Doepel is the Founding Pastor of Resurrection Church. He serves as a teaching pastor and in evangelistic outreach to the community. That outreach includes being a Chaplain with the Aurora Police Dept. He is a 14 year veteran having served in the US Army including deployment in Desert Storm. He received a Masters of Divinity degree from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis. Resurrection is the fourth new work he has started. Other places of service: Prison Chaplain; Drug and Alcohol Counselor; and Fire Dept. Chaplain. He is married to Ruth (Richter) Doepel and they live in Yorkville, IL.


Jim Richter | Discipleship & Groups Pastor

Jim Richter | Discipleship & Groups Pastor

Pastor Jim is our pastor of Discipleship and R-groups.  His passion is teaching and training people in their walk with Jesus.  He has been serving as a pastor since receiving his Master of Divinity Degree in 1995.  Pastor Jim is married to one of our great R-Kidz leaders, Sara Richter.  They have five children and live in Yorkville, Il. 


Bryan Shore | Teaching Pastor

Bryan Shore | Teaching Pastor

Bryan oversees family life ministries at Resurrection Church. In September of 2018, Bryan was appointed to succeed Pastor Ed as the Lead Teaching Pastor of Resurrection Church in 2021. Bryan lives in Bolingbrook with his wife, Ebony, and their two children, Judah & Eliana.