Rev. Bonnie is an ordained Elder in the United Methodist Church. Before receiving her call to ordained ministry, Bonnie was a wife, mother and registered nurse. After receiving her Associate Degree in Nursing at Harper Community College, she went on to receive her Bachelor of Arts degree at National Lewis University and her Master of Divinity at Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston, IL. Before her retirement, Bonnie served St. Andrew’s UMC in Homewood, Prince of Peace UMC in Elk Grove Village, First UMC of Des Plaines and Granville Ave. UMC in Chicago. Bonnie is also a Certified Spiritual Director, a ministry in which she continues to practice as a staff member at First UMC of Lombard.
Daniel Hennel graduated from Elmhurst College with a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in music
and a performance certificate, and from Northern Illinois University with a Master of Music degree in piano performance.
He has taught privately since 2000. Daniel has been a music copyist for Doug Beach Music, which specializes in educational jazz, since 1997.
He continues to be an active performer in and around Chicago.