The Village Team

Teaching Pastor

Nick Sandeno

Nick is a farm boy who was raised in Verona Illinois. He grew up attending First Christian Church in Morris and attended Olivet Nazarene University. He started in ministry with an internship in Student Ministry and has grown in experience in various roles in the church, now leading the Teaching Team and Pulse Students. He also is a vital part of the Online Campus Team and hosts The Village podcast, Another Great Story.

Nick and his wife, Lauren, live in Morris, IL with their four daughters.

Nick has a heart to bring people to Jesus in an authentic and relevant way. He enjoys teaching about Christ in a comfortable, non-threatening way. Nick oversees the Teaching Team for all locations to ensure messages are Biblically based and the Sunday experience is on point with the mission of the church to help people experience Life Change, Life Growth, and Life Purpose.

The Village Team

Lead Pastor
Seneca Campus Pastor
Executive Pastor
Teaching Pastor
Communications Director
Coal City Campus Pastor
Teaching Team Trainer & Speaker
Creative Arts Director
Worship Leader Seneca Campus
Worship Leader Coal City Campus
Children’s Pastor Minooka Campus
Children’s Pastor Coal City Campus
Children’s Director Seneca Campus
Pulse Sr. Director
Pulse Jr. Director Minooka Campus
Online Campus Director
Communications Coordinator
Graphic Designer
Social Media Manager
Prayer Pastor
Facility Manager