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  • Don Hansen

    Chairman

    Don Hansen and his wife, Laurie, have 4 married adult daughters and 7 grandchildren. They have attended Emmanuel since 2009. Don is president and owner of NuTrend Homes in Omaha. He is currently serving on the Ministry Team and as a Sunday School teacher.  Don and Laurie are praying that the Lord transforms the hearts of His people, equipping them to proclaim the Gospel and raise up committed disciples of Jesus Christ who are unwavering in their faith and obedient to His word.


  • TROY KOHLS

    vice chairman

    Troy and his wife, Angela, have been attending Emmanuel Fellowship since 2002. He has 2 children, and is a Plant Superintendent at Ready Mix Concrete. Troy is currently involved with leadership on the Gatekeepers Team which is our security team. Troy’s heart is for prayer and his prayer is that Emmanuel Fellowship, as HIS church will embrace HIS calling, HIS purpose and HIS vision for the body.


  • jan coppock

    secretary

    Jan and his wife, Juanita, have four children and five grandchildren. They have attended Emmanuel Fellowship since 2001. Jan is a Sheet metal worker and a welder/fabricator. Jan serves on the usher team, altar team, hospitality team, and is a leader in the Men's Ministry.  Jan has seen the men of Emmanuel Fellowship stepping up, stepping out and coming together. Jan’s heart is to build each other up, to hold one another accountable in God’s grace and truth in due time. He would like to see Emmanuel’s people committed to the Lord and to each other, God will take these living stones and build His church.



  • Steve hempel

    treasurer

    Steve Hempel and his wife, Jean, have two grown sons. They have attended Emmanuel Fellowship since its beginning in 1999. Steve is an accountant.  Both Steve and Jean work in the Children's Ministry and are a part of the Hospitality Team. Steve's heart for Emmanuel is that each person who comes in the door feels valued and loved by God and the church. Relationship is a high priority to him: first with God, then relationships in our church body, and then overflowing out into the community.


  • Bob Barr SR.

    Bob Barr Sr. and Natalie have attended Emmanuel since 2002. They have 3 grown children and 9 grandchildren. Bob is retired and  is a one of the leaders in the Men's Ministry and leads Wednesday night men's bible study and periodically leads Sunday morning classes. Bob was instrumental in bringing "Every Man A Warrior" to Emmanuel, which is a 9 month discipleship class for men to grow into the leaders God has called men to be. He has a heart to help men grow in their spiritual walk with God, and to teach others how to defend their faith.


  • Bill Miller

    Bill Miller and his wife, Melanie have attended Emmanuel since 2015. They have 4 grown children and 8 grandchildren. Bill is involved with the Men's Ministry, and he and Melanie both serve on the Worship Team and the Altar Team. Bill is a Direct Support Professional, Home Teacher, and a substitute Van Driver for "Hands of the Heartland" Agency. He has a heart to see the church grow to another level, and to see families give their hearts to Christ because of Emmanuel Fellowship's influence in the community.


  • larry quigley

    Larry Quigley has attended Emmanuel since 2001.  He and his wife Rita were married 60 years before she went home to be with Jesus on April 15, 2015.  Larry has 4 grown daughters, 10 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.  Larry does hospital visitations, he is on the Missions Board, is leading the Wednesday Night and Sunday Morning Prayer Meetings and is also involved with the monthly Healing Prayer Meeting.  Larry desires to see miracles fulfilled through our people inside and outside the church.


  • Joe Kleymann

    Joe Kleymann and his wife, Keenan, have two adult children and four grandchildren. They have attended Emmanuel since 2007. Joe is a machinist.  Joe serves as an usher and is a leader in the Men’s Ministry. Joe’s heart is to see God breathe life back into lives that are like the dry bones spoken of in Ezekiel 37. He is privileged and honored to serve the Lord and partner with Him in the work of God’s Kingdom.