Pastor Steve Larson

Pastor Steve Larson

Lead Pastor

Pastor Steve Larson, and his family joined us in August of 2014. Steve is a North Park Theological Seminary graduate, and started his ministry in Michigan. His wife Heather, and children, Joshua, Rachel, Sarah, and Isaac are a welcome addition to our church family. Steve has a passion for evangelism, Spiritual Direction, and getting people involved in the local community.

Pastor Paul Couleur

Pastor Paul Couleur

Associate Pastor to Youth

Paul’s work includes discipleship with a focus on ministry to youth. Preparing and inviting students into establishing a foundation for Christian faith that will carry them into adulthood. The reach and breadth of his ministry includes ministering to the broader congregation and community through the implementation of the vision and mission of Libertyville Covenant Church. He also contributes and leads worship weekly helping our congregation in faithful, meaningful, and engaging worship.

Paul and Rachel Couleur have four children, Titus, Genevieve, August, and Axel and you can’t miss them just look for the bright blond hair. Be sure to connect with Pastor Paul when you come and be prepared for a warm and inviting welcome when you do so.

Debbie Tometz

Debbie Tometz

Office Coordinator

Debbie came to LCC looking for a work/life balance. When she is not at work, she can be found on the pickleball courts, reading a good book or quilting. She also enjoys spending time with her husband Jim and twin sons, Matthew and Anthony. Originally from California, she has made Deerfield her home for the past 29 years!! So happy to be a part of a wonderful community at Libertyville Covenant.

Kris Nikkel

Kris Nikkel

Choir Director

Kris Nikkel has been the choir director at LCC since 1999 and has been helping to plan worship since 2000. She taught music at a Christian school in Florida and directed the choirs at churches in Iowa and Vernon Hills before she came to LCC with her husband, Art, and their two children. Kris has a heart for planning and preparing meaningful and engaging worship.

Bruce Thorson 

Pastor to Senior Adults 

He graduated from North Park Theological Seminary and served churches in Minnesota and Nebraska.  Bruce also served as Chaplain at Covenant Living in Northbrook over 20 years.

He is very much concerned with fostering wholeness: physical, spiritual and relational in peoples’ lives. God’s gifts to us and his presence and strength is experienced within the community of faith which is also a gift of God’s grace.

Bruce and his wife, Merileen love to spend their spare time connecting with their eleven grandchildren in the Chicagoland area.

Jeanette Mottl

Worship Leader

I am originally from a small town in Wisconsin where my parents and four younger siblings still live. I grew up going to a Covenant church and attended the Solid Rock School of Discipleship after I graduated high school. I graduated from North Park University with a degree in Biblical & Theological Studies and Psychology. All throughout high school and college, I worked at various churches helping to lead worship. As well as a Worship Leader at LCC, I am also currently interim director of youth ministry at North Park Covenant Church.