Pastor Bob received his Master of Divinity from North Park Seminary, was ordained in 1977, and received his Doctor of Ministry from Ecumenical
Theological Seminary in Detroit. He served churches from 1976 – 2000, in Minnesota, Maryland, Massachusetts and Illinois. From 2000 to 2008 he was chaplain at Covenant Village of Florida. In retirement he has served as interim pastor in 5 churches. He is a spiritual director and spiritual director supervisor and a member of the Central Conference Spiritual Directors Network
Leadership Team. Bob and his wife Judy live in Palatine, Illinois. They have two married adult children and one granddaughter.
Kayla Davenport began working at Naperville Covenant Church in August 2015. A graduate of North Park University, she earned a Bachelor’s of Music in Music in Worship accompanied by a minor in Spanish. While at North Park, Kayla received a Senior Service Award for her participation in multiple music ensembles including University Choir, University Orchestra, Gospel Touring Ensemble, Concert Band, Woodwind Quintet, Vocal Jazz Ensemble, and Worship Teams. In her free time, she started a folk/rock band with some classmates called My Great Elephant, where she got to explore the boundaries of her creative capacity in collaboration with some of her closest friends. Now, she and a friend started a wedding band, Carolina Park, to provide acoustic music for weddings. In addition to music in worship, Kayla has a heart for missions and has spent a few summers working in the community of Managua, Nicaragua and on the Pine Ridge Native American Reservation in South Dakota alongside her husband, Andrew. In other free time, she and Andrew enjoy running, sports, eating ice cream, and playing with their Australian Shepherd, Lakota.