Who We Are

Faith in Action of Bloomington-Normal is a 501 (c)3 tax exempt organization recognized as not-for-profit by the state of Illinois and the federal government. All services are provided by volunteers.


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 Doretta Herr
Executive Director
 David Nybakke
Office Manager
 Chasmine Thornton
Data Manager


Board of Directors


Board members are responsible for providing strong leadership and direction to the organization.

Executive Committee:

President: Barb Quick
Vice President: Charlotte Talkington
Treasurer: Cory Hartke
Secretary: Ray Rybarcyzk

Members at large:

Eric Alvin
Karen Coughlin
Carol Csanda
Laura Furlong
Valerie Hawkins
Aggie Hedin
Sandy Holcomb
Deborah Smith
Pollyanna Lopez Spears
Vicki Walsh


Supporting Congregations


These congregations within Bloomington-Normal share the vision of Faith in Action.

Calvary United Methodist
Christ Lutheran Church
Covell Community Church
Epiphany Catholic Church
First Christian Church of Bloomington
First Presbyterian
First United Methodist Church
Heartland Community Church
Historic St. Patrick Catholic Church
Holy Trinity Catholic Church
Moses Montefiore Temple
Our Redeemer Lutheran Church
Our Saviour Lutheran Church
Resurrection Lutheran Church
Second Presbyterian Church
St. John’s Lutheran Church
St. Luke Union Church
St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church
St. Mary Catholic Church
St. Mary Church in Downs
St. Patrick Catholic Church of Merna
Trinity Lutheran Church
Union Missionary Baptist Church
Unitarian Universalist Church
Wesley United Methodist Church