Lead pastor and Children's Pastor

    Ron and Marianne both attended North Central University in Minneapolis, MN and upon graduation moved to Chicago where they began their 25+ years of full-time ministry by planting two churches.  After 14 years in the city of Chicago, they moved to Des Moines, IA to be one of the campus pastors with Des Moines First Assembly for 6 years.  In August of 2011, Pastor Ron and Marianne, along with their children Cassandra, Luke, Sarah, and Annalise, returned back to their home district of Illinois to pastor Minier Assembly.  Marianne uses her elementary teaching degree to serve with her husband as the children's pastor.  Their passion is to see Christ formed in the hearts of all people through the transforming power of the Holy Spirit.  They are committed to equip and empower people to become fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ who have compassion for lost souls.  

  • Lydia Schmidgall

    Youth Director

    Lydia Schmidgall joined the staff as the Youth Director in April 2019. Lydia went Heartland Community College and then continued her education at Northwest University in Kirkland, Washington. She returned home and started working full-time as a Special Education Aide in the local middle school, a girl's basketball coach, and a youth sponsor here at Minier Assembly. Lydia has a passion to disciple students in their relationship with God and relationship with others. She is committed to provide and empower the students with Biblical, foundational tools to become full disciples for Christ. 

  • Nancy White

    Administrative Assistant

    Nancy began attending MAG in 1980 and working in the office in 1999.  Now semi-retired, she and husband Joe enjoy traveling and spending time with family and friends. Nancy enjoys her work in the office and feels it is a ministry.  She also is part of the Hospitality and Worship Teams.