Bill and Wanda Jimenez
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Pastors Bill and Wanda have been ministering faithfully at Living Faith Church since 1996. They have served in Open Bible Churches, Inc. since 1975. As Senior Pastors, they've led churches in Iowa, Texas and Nebraska. In addition to pastoral leadership, they planted churches as missionaries in the Carribean nations of St. Vincent and Dominican Republic.
Bill and Wanda have raised six wonderful children who have given "Papa and Gramma" many beautiful grandkids!
Bill serves as the Regional Executive Director (RED) for Open Bible Churches. Wanda has led effectively in cross-cultural ministry, women's ministry and is a dynamic preacher and teacher of God's Word.
They love people...and they invite you to join the Living Faith Church family as they strive to both make disciples and be disciples, alike.
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Nick Helkenn is a credentialed minister who has served at Living Faith since 2007. He currently serves as a Board Member and in other areas as needed. He resides in Council Bluffs with his wife and 4 children.
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Sue Spencer has been a Living Faith member since the early 1990's and has taught Sunday School for many years. Since 2017, she was appointed the Women's Ministry leader. Sue and her husband, Gary, who is a board member, live in Omaha and have raised 3 children. They have been blessed with 4 awesome grandchildren, so far!
Julia Helkenn has served at Living Faith from the time she was a teenager helping with children of all ages. She has been leading the youth group since 2013 and actively serves where needed. She resides in Council Bluffs with her husband and 4 children.
Julie Lewis has attended Living Faith Church since she was a little girl. She has been co-leader of the Youth Group since 2013, and she has taught Sunday School since 2001. She lives in Omaha with her husband Jason and their two children.
Brent and Sara Kelderman
Worship and Children's Ministries
Brent and Sara Kelderman have been at Living Faith since 2015 serving and leading in worship and children's ministries. Brent is a licensed minister with Open Bible since 2015 and is currently serving on the Global Missions Board.
Having grown up in the church, Brent and Sara have had many opportunities to serve within various roles over the years. They are excited to have the opportunity to continue to serve and grow in leadership at Living Faith as we continue to trust God and touch others.