Nancy Vogel is originally from Peoria, and currently lives in Metamora with her husband, Curt, and their three children. They became members of St. Mark’s in December, 2007. Nancy joined us as Director of Children and Family Ministries in July of 2014. A graduate of Bradley University, Nancy earned a degree in Early Childhood Education and Special Education. She has worked in the field of early childhood for the past 25 years as a mom, teacher, trainer of teachers, and author. She has written several books for preschool teachers, as well as articles for parents of young children. In her free time, Nancy enjoys Bible study, rollerblading, gardening, scrap-booking, and spending time with her family. She is a year-round volunteer for Operation Christmas Child, serving as a Church Relations Team Member. Nancy is also the Project Leader for the church’s annual shoe-box collection, and acts as the Collection Center Coordinator at St. Mark’s.