Church Staff

Our church's staff includes: 

Rev. Rebecca S.M. Sundquist, Minister

     Rev. Becky is originally from Northeast Ohio.    She went to Hiram College for her undergraduate work in Religious Studies ('98) and Drew University for seminary ('01).   She served as Associate Minister for 9 years at First Christian Church of Springfield, IL and Minister of South Side Christian Church of Kokomo, IN for 7 years.  Beginning her time at FCC Highland, she has earned the nickname "Mrs. Green Jeans" for her devotion to Seeds of Hope Farm.   She enjoys worship design and experiential spiritual disciplines.  She feels truly blessed to serve this loving and compassionate congregation.  

     Rev. Becky serves on the Board for the Christian Church in Indiana and is the Chair of the Commission on Faith Formation.  

     Rev. Becky is married to Stephen Sundquist and together they have 3 children - Linnea, Olivia and Wells.   They have 4 furry family members - Addie, Martha, Anne and Cooper.   In her spare time, Rev. Becky enjoys cycling, hiking, gardening, cooking and reading.  

Rich Boban, Director of Music

     Rich was born in New Jersey at the age of zero in 1957. He lived in New Jersey until in 1990 he couldn’t take it anymore and accepted the role of Music Minister in an Indianapolis church. The Head Pastor there was so wonderful that Rich left at the first opportunity and took a position of Pastor in Whiting Indiana. He served there for three years before becoming a Music Minister in Munster, an Organist in Midlothian, and a Pastor again in Whiting. In all of these areas Richard has excelled in his own eyes, and, though not many agree with him, continues to think he is doing a fine work for the Lord in lifting up God’s people in worship and praise.




Kevin Messmer, Minister of Technology

Melinda Hawley, Custodian (not pictured)

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