David and Michele Routien - Lead Pastors

Pastor Dave and Michele have been married since 1995. They have 4 children, Dylan, Abbey, Davey, and Zoey. They came to lead the Bridgeview Church of God in April 2017.

Michele has a Bachelor's degree from Olivet Nazarene University and has over 20 years of experience as a teacher. She currently teaches science at Worth Jr High School in Worth IL. 

Pastor Dave is an Ordained Bishop in the Church of God (Cleveland TN). Born and raised in Blue Island IL, Pastor Dave has been a Lead Pastor for 21 years, pastoring in Moline IL, Alvin (Danville) IL, and Pekin IL. He has a Bachelor's degree from Lee University and a Master of Theological Studies from Pentecostal Theological Seminary. He also serves the Church of God in the Great Lakes Region as a member of the Ministerial Development Board and the Youth and Christian Education Board.

Pastor Brent has been serving as the Children's and Youth Pastor at the Bridgeview Church of God since May 2019. He is graduate of Christian Life College in Mt. Prospect IL with a Bachelor's degree in Christian Ministry. Pastor Brent married Kathryn in September 2019. They both work for Chik Fil A and this is their first ministry assignment together. Pastor Brent loves football and superheroes, but his number one passion is to see young people accept Jesus as their Savior.

Brent and Kathryn Matthews - Children's and Youth Pastor