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Meet The Staff

Rev. Jeanine Reardon, pastor

Educational Background

2013 Ordained, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

2008 Master of Divinity, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, Evanston, IL

2005 Master of Arts, Pastoral Care and Counseling, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, Evanston, IL

1992 Bachelor of Arts, History, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL



I experienced a call to ministry after serving as a youth leader for several years. It was literally a phone call with an invitation to serve two parishes in Central Illinois that helped me discover my gifts and graces for ministry. I served those parishes for two years. Most recently, I have served as a hospital chaplain and chaplain educator. I have experienced God’s grace in the bustle of the hospital, the classroom, the sanctuary and in quiet conversations and holy gatherings. United in Faith has drawn me back to congregational life and leadership and I am excited to be part of God’s transformative love on Irving Park.


I live in Berwyn, with my spouse, the Rev. Julie Boleyn (ELCA) and our child, Maddie. I love to read and to sing and to tinker.


Jeanne, Church Administrator 

Jeanne smiles at you both in person and over the phone. She is the one behind the pleasant voice that greets you whenever you contact our church office. She has served as United in Faith's church administrator for many years. Her past experience includes 18 years of ELCA church experience and is a certified paralegal.

Please feel free to contact her during her office hours at (773)-283-2326 or with questions or suggestions.


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