Ordained United Church of Christ minister, Rev. Barbara Lohrbach, is serving as the Bridge Pastor for YCUCC. She retired from full-time pastoral ministry in December, 2021 having served St. John UCC, Kankakee, IL for 17 years. Barbara serves the Wider UCC as Moderator of the Eastern Association of the Illinois Conference. Barbara and her husband, Dean, live in Kankakee, IL. They love spending time with their family–David & Val Lohrbach and grandson Liam, and Sarah & Paige Lohrbach. Music is also their other love, having sung together in church and community choirs throughout their marriage.