Staff

The staff at Berean are committed Christians who labor in love to further God's kingdom in Murphysboro, and simply put, our church could not function without these selfless workers. We are very fortunate to have such a wonderful team! They are ready and willing to help anyway they can.  They will pray with you, answer questions, and work with you.  

Keep in mind that they need you as well. Please do not hesitate to volunteer, as an opportunity to connect, even before you are asked. Also, be willing to step up when asked. To volunteer call the church office at 618-684-6601 or click here.     

Position Currently Open - Senior Minister 

Recently our minister of 11 years was called to a new ministry opportunity. As a result we are searching and praying for the right candidate. If you have a degree from a Christian college or university, can plan for spiritual and numerical growth and can execute that plan, please forward your resume and links to preaching samples to Russell Ward

Shelly Ward - Administrator

Shelly is who you call or visit if you have a question or need. She maintains the church calendar, coordinates the many ministry teams and assists the minister and Elders. She has been an active Christian and member of Berean for over 30 years and has served in the same capacity in the past. She is married to Russ and has three adult children that she is very proud ofwho all attend Berean. 

Most importantly she has a deep love of God and wants to continue to grow closer to Him daily.

Email Shelly.