Our Staff


  • José González, Lead Pastor

    Jose was raised in Chicago. Before coming to Northbrook Covenant Church, he served on the leadership team of a Vineyard satellite campus, an athletic chaplain for the North Park University Men's Soccer team, a retail manager, and a stay-at-home dad. He is a graduate of North Park Theological Seminary where he earned his Master of Divinity. He and his wife live in Northbrook with their son and daughter where they enjoy following Chicago and University of Illinois sports. 

    Contact Pastor José: joseg.northbrookcov@gmail.com

  • DIRECTOR OF YOUTH and children's MINISTRIES

    We are currently in search of a Director of Youth and Children's Ministries. For more information or if you are interested in applying for the part time position please contact our church office at 847-272-8270.

  • Director of Music Ministries

    We are currently in search of a Director of Music Ministries. For more information or if you are interested in applying for the part time position please contact our church office at 847-272-8270.

  • kathleen Heller, Office Manager

    Kathleen was born and raised in the Chicago area. She received her BA from Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, MN, majoring in Biology and minoring in History and Music.  After graduating and returning to the Chicago area, Kathleen met and married  her husband, Jeff. They have 2 daughters that Kathleen stayed at home to raise.  Kathleen is excited to be back in the work environment as the Office Manager at Northbrook Covenant. In her free time, she enjoys singing in her church choir, playing the flute, reading books, and enjoying the outdoors. 

    Contact Kathleen: northbrook.covenant@gmail.com

  • Melissa O'hara, Children Ministries coordinator

    Melissa grew up at Northbrook Covenant Church and has had the pleasure of beginning her own family here.  Melissa loves this church and has a special heart for the children of our congregation.  She is married Mike and has two elementary school children, Jack and Molly.

    Contact Melissa: moharanbcc@gmail.com