Pastor Mark & Vicki Biltz
Board of Directors
Pastor Mark & Vicki Biltz
Pastor Mark and Vicki held the first El Shaddai Shabbat service on Rosh Hashanah on September 19, 2000.
Mark enjoys spending time with his family, studying the BIble, working in the yard, and playing board games of every sort.
Vicki is the one who came up with the name for El Shaddai Ministries! From the very beginning, she has overseen the Worship ministry. Vicki loves birding and nature, as well as photography and cares deeply about the environment.
Bill & Rocio Voiss
We've attended El Shaddai Ministries for 14 years. Bill serves as a senior vice president and member of the ESM Board of Directors. He sees his chief role as helping Pastor Mark fulfill his vision for ESM. Bill enjoys traveling, dining out, and being with his family.
Rocio is involved with all aspects of the various ministries at ESM and volunteers her time wherever and whenever it's necessary. She also enjoys traveling, reading, and being with her family.
Bill and Rocio have been Zakens for 10 years.
Tony & Susie McElroy
We've attended El Shaddai Ministries for eight years. We serve by caring for the congregation through prayer and deeds. Tony serves as vice president and a member of the Board of Directors of ESM, as well as office manager for El Shaddai Ministries. He loves the Word, family and cars.
The word "Zaken" means an elder or servant, and Susie enjoys serving the ESM family in any way that she is able and as the Lord gifts and equips her. She oversees the Usher/Greeter ministry, the Chayil Sister's women's ministry, and maintains the information table at Shabbat service.
As a volunteer in the ESM office, she enjoys answering phones, sending out thank you cards to our ESM family, and helping out in the accounting department. She enjoys reading, spending time with her family and especially her beautiful grandchildren, crocheting and cooking with her husband.
Tony and Susie have been Zakens for six years.
Randy & Sherry Lush
We've attended El Shaddai Ministries for 9 years. Randy is involved with Men's Prayer on Shabbat, the Coffee Ministry, and whenever else is needed. He enjoys traveling, boating, and being with his grandchildren.
Sherry has been developing and maintaining curriculum for our children's ministry for 6 and 1/2 years; she teaches the teens; coordinates events; writes the ESM blog; and answers emails from community members. She loves walking on the beach, gardening, dancing, studying Hebrew and studying the Word.
Randy and Sherry have been a Zakens for six years.
Neil & Sandi DePoister
We've attended El Shaddai Ministries for 10 years. Neil oversees the Coffee Ministry on Shabbat, co-conducts the Men's Prayer before Shabbat service; assists with the Men's Ministry and Men's breakfast; and volunteers in the shipping department in the ESM office.
Neil has been retired for three and a half years and spends his free time chipping away on his 30-year "Honey Do" list, doing crossword puzzles, playing computer games, and reading.
Neil and Sandi have been Zakens for almost three years.
Chuck & Paula Despars
We've attended El Shaddai Ministries for 10 years. Chuck is involved with service set up and anything else that's needed. He enjoys hiking and working in his yard.
Paula oversees the medical team and teaches both a teen and a young adult class. She loves to read, study the Bible, cross stitching, and working in her garden.
Chuck and Paula have been Zakens for three years.
Dan & Eileen Neely
We've attended El Shaddai Ministries for over ten years. We love the people and staff! We both serve as Care Shepherds, and Dan is involved with the Men's Ministry. Eileen serves in the shipping department, the children's ministry, and helps with quilting and knitting projects for El Shaddai. She also enjoys gardening and attempting to learn more Hebrew.
Dan and Eileen have been Zakens for three years.