Staff

This is our ministry staff, but many volunteers are instrumental in the ministry of Christway. We all work together to advance the Kingdom work. The teamwork is incredible, and we are blessed to have so many volunteers that have a heart for serving.

  • Steve Pace

    Pastor

    Steve grew up in Tucson, AZ, and Otterville, IL. He married his wife, Becky, on February 14, 1992. He serves as a Chaplain, Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army Reserve and has done multiple combat tours in both Afghanistan and Iraq and humanitarian missions in Louisiana and Puerto Rico. Becky grew up in Alton, IL, and last served as the Children’s Director for Calvary Baptist; she loves working with children, especially those with disabilities, where she uses her education as a COTA. Steve has pastored both churches and chapels for the past 22 years and holds an M.Div and M.A.R. from Liberty University. He also serves as a Chaplain for Barnes Jewish Hospital and Alton Memorial Hospital. Becky and Steve have 4 grown children, Troy (29), a Physician Assistant and 1LT USAR and his wife Brooke, Alyssa (28), H.S. Math Teacher and her husband Steven, Timothy James (TJ, 25), World Wide Tech., and Abigail Renae Pace, High School Science Teacher. They also have two grandchildren (Emmett and Ellie).


    Email - stevep@christwayil.com


  • Renae pace  and  joe whiteside

    co-worship leaders

    Renae Pace and Joe Whiteside are our new co-worship leaders until which time God brings us the person(s) whom He has called to permanently fill this position. Renae is a full-time teacher in Hannibal, MO and Joe works for Halpin Music. They are both dedicated and committed to bringing the message through music each and every service. They both are very gifted in voice as well as musicianship. 

  • Brenda Meyer

    Media Director

    Brenda is our new Media Director. She handles all the communication and social media for Christway. She manages all the social media platforms including Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and Twitter. She handles all the  website updates. She also produces all the  live-streaming for the church as well as publishes our monthly newsletter. 

  • Robin Huff

    Children's Department Director


  • Samantha Hartley

    Planning Team Leader/ Fellowship Team Leader


  • Jacki Dirksmeyer

    Outreach Team Leader