Pastor Jim Powell

James H. Powell, II, likes to be called “Jim” or “Pastor Jim” and has served as Lead Pastor at Richwoods Christian Church in Peoria, Illinois for the last 21 years....

Pastor Peter Kyhn

Welcome to my page on the PWCC website. I am responsible for the worship and music ministry as well as overseeing small groups and attending to general pastoral duties. I...

Biana Grogg

Biana joined Palm West staff in June 2018 as our Faith Community Nurse to meet the emotional, physical and spiritual needs of our congregation. Biana is a registered nurse who...

Pastor Bruce Schipul

Bruce Schipul most recently served as Senior Pastor of Palm West Community Church, from May 2009 until December 2018. He accepted the call to be Associate Pastor of Pastoral Care...

Jan Orrick Kliever

Jan Orrick Kliever began her ministry at Palm West on August 26, 2007. Jan is married to Rev. Ken Kliever, retired Associate Pastor at Palm West. Jan received her B.A....

Elaine Smetters

Elaine Smetters joined the Palm West music staff on Easter Sunday 2018. She came to us with a Bachelor and a Master degree in music with extensive study and experience...

Jan Turns

Jan Turns is a charter member of PWCC. She is married to Dr. Edward Turns, retired American Baptist pastor. She has been active in the music program of PWCC for...

Joyce Sopilnick

Ruth Czach

Gary Biancini