Jason Alligood | Elder-Teaching Pastor
Jason has been an elder & the Teaching Pastor of Fellowship Bible Church since November, 2012. Previous to coming to Peoria, Jason & his family resided in the metropolitan area of St. Louis where Jason served as an Associate Pastor of New Community Church from 2000-2012. Prior to this he was the Pastor of Student Ministries of Grace Bible Church in rural FL. He repented of his sins & trusted in Christ's death & resurrection as the only means to be reconciled to God at the age of 16. He & his wife Amber were married in 1997 & have three children, Jonah, Karis & Aubrey. Jason is a student of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary where he is currently pursuing a PhD in Theology. Jason also has the pleasure of writing for the MBTS resource For the Church. He holds an M.A. in Bible & Theology from Calvary Theological Seminary & a B.A. in Bible & Student Ministries from Moody Bible Institute. Jason is an adjunct professor of Puebla Bible Seminary (Puebla, MX) and a member of the Evangelical Theological Society. He enjoys spending time with his family, reading, running & occasionally you’ll find him trying to bust a heel flip on his skateboard.
Laurie Ducharme | Administrative Assistant
Laurie was born in Alpena, Michigan the oldest of three children. She trusted the Lord as her Savior at the age of five and continued to learn and grow in the truths of God's Word. She attended Liberty Baptist College (now Liberty University) where she majored in Business Administration with a minor in Music. She joined and toured with the Youth of Flame Musical Outreach Ministry team at LBC playing the saxophone and flute. Laurie married her husband, Mike, in 1981 and shortly after moved to Peoria. They have three, married, sons and four grandchildren. She enjoys being part of the church Orchestra; helping her husband direct the Awana clubs, as well as teaching the 3 & 4 year old Cubbies; and has Co-Directed various VBS and Christmas programs. Besides working with kids, Laurie loves to swim, shoot archery, and garden.