Meet Our Staff


Jon Fogel

Pastor Jon earned his undergraduate degree in business and Masters of Divinity at North Park University and Theological Seminary. Pastor Jon has a passion for pursuing justice and community organizing. Pastor Jon also works with Hope's High School students as one of the directors of SOJO, He and his wife Jessica and their energetic toddler Matthew live in Tinely Park in a historic home they are renovating.  |  Tel: 708-320-0379

Volunteer Director of Worship

Erik Larson

Erik and his wife Joanna (along with their two adorable children) live near the church in Orland Park. Erik's years of experience with worship in various contexts allows him to serve as a stabilizing presence for Hope during the uncertainty brought on by the pandemic. 


Phil Vestal

Pastor Phil earned his undergraduate degree at Calvin College and his MDiv from Seattle School of Theology and Psychology. Prior to pastoring at Hope, Pastor Phil worked as a missionary and as a manager at a prominent homeless ministry in Seattle. Pastor Phil and his wife Erin are the owners and operators of Ruah Space, a digital contemplative ministry. Pastor Phil, Erin, and their young sons, also live in a historic home in Beecher .  |  Tel: 708-873-3640

Hope Covenant Church,  14401 West Ave. Orland Park, IL 60462  |  |  Tel: 708-873-3640

 Opening Hours: Mon - Sat : 8am-6pm by appointment,​​ Sunday: 9am-1pm