Leadership


Ted Witzig, Sr.

Elder

Ted was placed into the pulpit ministry of our church in 1983. In 2001, he was ordained as our church’s Elder (i.e., head pastor). Ted was a health and geography teacher at the Morton Junior High School for 33 years, retiring in 2004. He and his wife, Cindy, have 3 children and 14 grandchildren.


Jeff Neihouser 

Ordained Deacon

Jeff was placed into the pulpit ministry in our Morton church in 2010. In 2013 he was ordained into the role of Ordained Deacon. He works as the Western and Southern Plains Regional Manager for Morton Buildings, Morton, Illinois. He and his wife Sue have 3 children and 3 grandchildren.


Jon Zeller 

Minister

Jon was placed into the pulpit ministry of our church in 1989. After a career in electrical contracting, Jon is retired. He and his wife, Christie, have 4 children and 4 grandchildren.


Ted Hirstein 

Minister

Ted was placed into the pulpit ministry of our church in 1993. Prior to his retirement from the company, he was a Human Resource Representative for Caterpillar, Inc. He and his wife, Joyce, have 1 son.


Fred Funk 

Minister

Fred was placed into the pulpit ministry of our church in 2001.  He co-owns and operates PTC Select, a computer sales and service company.  He and his wife, Diane, have 4 children and 5 grandchildren.


Ted Witzig, Jr. 

Minister

Ted was placed into the pulpit ministry of our church in 2004.  He is a clinical psychologist and currently serves as the Clinical Director of Apostolic Christian Counseling and Family Services in Morton, IL. He and his wife, Donna, have identical twin daughters.


Jeremiah Psinas

Minister

Jeremiah was placed into the pulpit ministry of our Morton church in 2013. He is the Chief Operating Officer at Apostolic Christian Restmor in Morton, IL.


Andrew Rassi

Minister

Andrew was placed into the pulpit ministry of our church in 2017. He is an IT Supervisor at Caterpillar, Inc.. He and his wife, Sandy, have 5 children.


Joe Braker 

Retired Elder

Joe was placed into the pulpit ministry of our church in 1972.  He was ordained as Elder in 1974 and served in that capacity for 26 years.  He retired from the eldership and pulpit ministry in 2001.  Joe owned and operated J.J. Braker and Sons, a mason contractor until his retirement.  Joe and his wife, Shirley (deceased), have 5 children and 18 grandchildren. 


Ralph Garber 

Retired Minister

Ralph was placed into the pulpit ministry of our church in 1977.  Ralph owned and operated Garber Heating and Air Conditioning for 32 years until his retirement in 2005.  He and his wife, Lynn, have 3 children and 8 grandchildren.


Bob Pflederer 

Retired Deacon

Bob was placed into the pulpit ministry of our church in 1977.  In 1980, he was ordained as our church’s Deacon.  Bob practiced medicine as a nephrologist with Nephrology Associates for 35 years, retiring in 2004.  He and his wife, Ellie, have 4 children and 17 grandchildren.