Pastor Stephen Rhoda

Steve and his wife Mary have been serving the church for 25+ years of Gospel ministry. Starting in the Chicago southwest suburbs in 1996 and following a path through Illinois and Iowa, they now serve Terre Haute Reformed Presbyterian Church (RPCNA) in Indiana. They have three adult children, Jacob and Philip, both graduates of Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois, and Abigail now a senior at Trinity Christian College, Palos Heights, Illinois.

Mary, with a passion for education, has taught school at Lafayette Christian School, Lafayette, Indiana; and at Timothy Christian School, Elmhurst, Illinois; has served higher education while teaching at Trinity Christian College, Palos Heights, Illinois; and Dordt College, Sioux Center, Iowa; while also homeschooling her children through high school.

Steve is a graduate of Lafayette Christian School; Lafayette Jefferson High School; Purdue University, West Lafayette; and Calvin Theological Seminary, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Coming back to Indiana has been a dream come true for him as he and Mary live now in Terre Haute and continue to serve Christ and His kingdom here. Steve also serves as Director of Ministry for Ephphatha Reformation Ministries, Inc. (, a non-profit ministry seeking to encourage faithful Christian parenting and to publish and promote personal and family devotional materials, including catechism materials for use in the Reformed Christian home.

The Rhoda Family