• Guy ash

    Worship Leader

    Guy Ash joined ESCC in 2000. Guy and Patti have two adult children and a grandson. Guy has led worship for 30 years, played for multiple bands at fairs, festivals, and other venues. Proficient with all the instruments on stage. Music, which is his hobby, in the Ash bloodline!

  • Andrew Liston

    KIDS Minister

    Andrew graduated from Ozark Christian College in 1994. Andrew has been a part of the Elm Street family since 2006. Andrew and his wife Katia have 7 children and are foster’s parent for multiple kids. He loves to see kids develop their faith within our various discipleship programs. If you and your children would like to be a part of these programs, please contact him.

  • Jason burckhartt

    Associate minister

    Jason has been serving ESCC since 2006.  He grew up in central Illinois and graduated Lincoln Christian College in 1997.  Jason is the guy to talk to if you are ready to get connected with small groups or service.  Jason loves his wife Joni, and his 3 teenage sons. Gardening and soccer he loves also, but differently.


  • Mitchel Burgener

    Associate Youth minister

    Mitchel began as youth intern in 2015, then was hired on as our youth minister. He graduated Lincoln Christian University in 2015. He grew up in Olney. He loves the outdoors and his wife Erin. If you have a junior high or high school student, Mitchel will work with your family on becoming disciple makers!

  • paula Cardinal

    office administrator

    Paula is the ESCC Administrator. She has served the church in different roles since 1996. She is married to Dan and together they have 3 children.

  • phyllis brian


    Phyllis will greet you in the office with a big smile! She assists in creating communications and has served Elm Street since 2004. She has two adult sons, Anthony and his wife Sarah, and Justin. She also loves spending as much time as possible with her  grandchildren, Aliyah and Samuel!   Also, having a passion for those experiencing separation or divorce, she is one of the facilitators for the DivorceCare Ministry.

  • Pat Ford

    Church custodian

    Pat is a specially gifted man who serves to prepare the church facilities for active use. If you don’t see Pat working around the church, you will find him with a cup of coffee in his hands!