Lori Berogan, Children's Director
Lori Berogan joined the New Life Lutheran staff in September of 2016 to serve as the Director of Children's Ministry after being a member of New Life since 2015. .
Lori and her husband of 35 years, Brian are fixtures in the community having been lifelong residents of Rock Falls, IL. They have two children- Brock and Brianne as well as a son-in-law named Greg.
On the educational front, Lori earned a Bachelor's Degree in 2011 from Ashford University in Social Science w/Education Concentration and a minor in Business Administration. She not only uses this background to benefit her at New Life, but she continues to work in the public schools in Rock Falls, where she has served for the past 22 years. Currently, she holds the position of Office Manager in the Administrative Office at Rock Falls Twp. High School, where she specializes in finance.
No rookie when it comes to ministry experience, prior to New Life, she served as the Sunday School Superintendent at First Christian Church of Sterling Illinois. Previous to this, she also held the position of church secretary from 1991-1994 at First Congregational Church in Rock Falls, as well as helping out in the Sunday School program, the youth group, Church Council, and directing the Christmas Program and Vacation.
We are truly blessed to have Lori here. As the Children's Ministry Director, she strives to create a fun environment with great teaching, so that students can connect with God and grow in their faith.