Meet the Staff of McCook E-Free

Pastoral Staff

Jeff Donelan

Senior Pastor

Jeff graduated in 2012 with a MA degree in Christan Education from Dallas Theological Seminary. Jeff's calling and passion are to explore how the church can most effectively engage, equip, and encourage people in the discipleship process. Jeff and his wife, Deborah, have two boys, Josiah and Titus. After 8 years as our Adult Ministries Pastor, Jeff was officially announced as our new Senior Pastor on April 26, 2020.

For though we walk in the flesh, we do not wage battle according to the flesh, for the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh, but divinely powerful for the destruction of fortresses. We are destroying arguments and all arrogance raised against the knowledge of God, and we are taking every thought captive to the obedience of Christ... ~2 Corinthians 10:3-5

Joshua Clark


Trevor Smith

Youth & Family Pastor

Trevor completed his Master of Theological Studies at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary with an emphasis on Preaching and Pastoral Ministry. He also served four years in the US Marine Corps. Trevor and his wife, Auli, have three daughters and one son, Hadley, Norah, Lauryn, and Ezra.

Helping lead students and families one step closer to Jesus in whatever way that looks like for them. It's all about that Long Obedience in The Same Direction!

Additional Staff

Haley Rambali

Communications Director

Dorene Gordine

Children's Ministry Director

Dorene has served in the Children's Ministry since 1991 & became the Children's Ministry Director in 2017. She has three adult daughters & two grandchildren.

Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these. - Matthew 19:14

Chrissy Hansen

Administrative Assistant

When my heart was grieved and my spirit embittered, I was senseless and ignorant; I was a brute beast before you. Yet I am always with you; you hold me by my right hand. You guide me with your counsel, and afterward you will take me into glory. Whom have I in heaven but you? And earth has nothing I desire besides you. My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever. ~Psalm 73:21-26

Steve Kotschwar


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Anne Wiemers


Anne received a Bachelor of Science degree in Behavioral Science. She previously worked at the Work Ethic Camp where she continues to lead a weekly Bible study. Anne and her husband, Brian, have three sons and one daughter, Derek, Dania, Shannon, & Ross. They also have two granddaughters, Anna & Havanna.

Those who live in the shelter of the Most High will find rest in the shadow of the Almighty. This I declare about the Lord: He alone is my refuge, my place of safety; he is my God, and I trust him. For he will rescue you from every trap and protect you from deadly disease. He will cover you with his feathers. He will shelter you with his wings. His faithful promises are your armor and protection. ~Psalm 91:1-4

George & Eilleen Young

Sr. Adult Ministry Directors

I concluded there is nothing better than to be happy and enjoy ourselves as long as we can. And people should eat and drink and enjoy the fruits of their labor, for these are gifts from God. ~Ecclesiastes 3:12-13

Campus Staff

Kim Huxoll

Campus Director, Cambridge

For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith excellence, to excellence, knowledge; to knowledge, self-control; to self-control, perseverance; to perseverance, godliness; to godliness, brotherly affection; to brotherly affection, unselfish love. For if these things are really yours and are continually increasing, they will keep you from becoming ineffective and unproductive in your pursuit of knowing our Lord Jesus Christ more intimately. ~2 Peter 1:5-8

Sarah Shaw

Campus Director, Oberlin

In all your ways submit to him and he will direct your paths. ~Proverbs 3:6