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Winfield Community United Methodist

-- Pastor Winfield Community United Methodist

Pastor and spouse

  Pastor Bruce Anderson  

  Pastor Bruce Anderson is a life-long United Methodist. As a lay person he was involved with music as well as youth and adult education, and worship at Palatine, Quincy (Vermont Street) and Arlington Heights UMCs. 

More recently he has been active with Barrington UMC in adult and youth education, attended mission trips and is part of the Praise band. He has also been active with Salem UMC, in Barrington, IL, as an adult education leader, liturgist and part of the Outside the Walls ministry in Chicago. He has done pulpit supply in the Elgin district, Chicago and Horton Bay Michigan. He has also been part of the Elgin District Lay Speakers Academy committee. 

He is currently Cable TV Coordinator for the Village of Ho man Estates, and is a past-president of the Illinois chapter of the National Association of Telecommunications O cers and Advisors (NATOA) as well as a past treasurer and board member of national NATOA.

Bruce has an M-Div. from Garrett Evangelical  eological Seminary and a MFA from Columbia College, Chicago. He is married to the Rev. Dr. Cynthia Anderson (Sr. Pastor, Batavia UMC). They have two college age children: Stephen and Katherine.

Olive Aliga -- Music Director

An excellent Musician, Olive provides accompaniment to worship, directs and plays for the choir. In addition, she provides private piano lessons. She is a member of the Philippino-American Hall of Fame. Olive and her husband, Dr. Norm Aliga, have three children, Norm Jr., Ferdinand and Chester. They also have a grandchild, Alexs. She and Norm have been very active in arranging special concerts for the church. Including the well received "Three of a Kind" U.S.A.. tour stop.

Winfield Community Church is continuing with a project to clear and beautify the wooded area to our south. Firewood is available for a small donation. The Gary Methodist Scouts, Troop 35 are willing to deliver it to your home.

For anyone interested contact Jim Whitlock at jwhitlock9@aol.com

Donations can be directed to the Winfield UMC Woods project.

Sites of United Methodist interest:

Winfield Community UMC
0S 347 Jefferson, Winfield, IL 60190
Copyright 2012 David J. Adams