Pastor Rev. Christian Coon

Christian is a co-founder of Urban Village. He’s a native Iowan who worked in the not-for-profit public relations and journalism fields before going into church ministry. He loves running by the lake, watching reruns of “The West Wing,” baseball, deep-dish pizza, and, most importantly, his wife, Anne, and two children, Caroline and Ethan. His book Failing Boldly came out in 2017. You can read his blog and listen to “Failing Boldly” podcast at

Secretary Sarah Ptack

Sarah Ptack is a recent graduate of Dominican University. She is currently pursuing her MBA there as well. In her free time she loves to crochet. Also, her 1 year-old German Shepherd rescue, Russell, is full of energy and loves to keep her active. She also loves to travel and is excited for traveling restrictions to ease so she can continue to see the world.

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