Our passion is to lead students into a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.  Through our ministries we seek to equip students with the spiritual foundation necessary to become true disciples of Jesus who impact God's Kingdom.


Kim Carrera

   Kim served faithfully for 10 years as a small group leader and teacher in the high school ministry at a prominent church in the western suburbs. She also held the role of Program Director at Lake Geneva Youth Camp for Jr. High co-ed week since 2010. Kim studied youth ministry at Moody Bible Institute and has worked professionally in the banking industry for the last 7 years.

     She considers the calling to youth ministry at Light of Christ in 2014 as a dream come true. Kim loves connecting with people, having a good time and walking alongside teens as they grow in the grace of God.


Jared Skorburg

     Jared started this position in 2010.  He is responsible for the functioning of the program from curriculum, serving projects, fun nights, and the Bash and Retreat. Jared has been an educator for over 2 decades in conjunction with his strong faith  growing up as a pastor's son and his continued journey of living and loving God's work.

     He is a principal of an elementary school in Woodstock.  Jared is married to his wife, Joy; they have three children, Trevor, Connor and Kaitlyn. They reside in Algonquin and have called it home for the past 20 years.