[ leadership ]

   Wendy McConnell
Wendy McConnell grew up in Bloomington and graduated from Taylor University in 2006. After college, she spent several years in Pittsburgh, PA working with high school and college students through the CCO. Eventually, hometown pride brought her back to Bloomington in 2010, and she enjoys life in a quaint little yellow house in the country.

Wendy works part-time at Starbucks, where she feeds her caffeine addiction by serving coffee in the early morning hours. That leaves her free to stay up late hanging out with college students, and lots of time to take naps in between!

When she's not drinking coffee and chatting with students, Wendy loves to read and go camping. She craves sunshine, big earrings, and bright color to bring life to her soul. There is cat hair on everything she owns. She hates vacuuming.

Wendy loves working with college students, and is thrilled to be able to do so in her beloved Bloomington.

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   Nathan Pratt
Nathan Pratt is a Bloomington native who graduated from Indiana University in 2014, Bloomington High School North in 2009, Tri-North Middle School in 2005, Marlin Elementary School in 2003, and Childs Elementary Kindergarten in 1997. He is currently employed as a campus minister for theCanvas in Bloomington, a consultant for the Bloomington High School North marching band, and a team member at the local Chick-fil-A.

Nathan lives in a bungalow in Bloomington with his wife, Sierra, who graduated from Indiana University in 2014, Bloomington High School North in 2009, Tri-North Middle School in 2005, University Elementary School in 2003, Rogers Elementary Kindergarten in 1997, and the Bloomington Developmental Learning Center in 1996 (that's why she's smarter). Sierra works with eyes as an optometric technician and with local students as a Young Life leader. Sierra and Nathan are both involved in the audio/visual ministries of Red Door Church and enjoy long-term projects.

During the summers, Nathan spends time with the Madison Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps from Madison, Wisconsin. He performed with the corps for three years and is now a member of the instructional staff. Nathan collaborates with Box 7 Ministries for DCI, a group of believers dedicated to building the kingdom of God among the students involved in drum corps (which is like marching band, except on steroids).