Our Rector

Church_FrRonThe rector of St. Stephen’s is Rev. Ronald E. Drummond, Jr. We call him “Father Ron.” Fr. Ron is a graduate of Nashotah House Theological Seminary and Illinois State University. He came to us June 2009 after serving as rector of St. George’s in Macomb, IL, vicar of Christ Church, Limestone, IL, and missioner for Youth and College Ministries for the Diocese of Quincy in Peoria, IL. Fr. Ron and his wife, Sarah, have three children.

Fr. Ron’s passion in ministry is Christ-centered, relevant teaching, and connecting people and their struggles to God and His answers.


Our Staff

  • Support Clergy – Rev. Father Thomas Shepherd
  • Church Secretary – Julie Anderson
  • Childcare Supervisors – Mona Shillingford & Stephanie Rodriguez
  • Choir Director – Mike Kunkel
  • Pianist – Josie Roberts


2017 Vestry

  • Jack Halter, Senior Warden, Finance
  • Brad Moore, Junior Warden
  • Ken Frost, BOSA, DHC
  • Carol McCoy – Worship Ministry
  • Ericka Freeman – Education Ministry
  • Cliff Harris