Our pastors and lay elders are:
Tim Peterson - Senior Pastor
Bob Klooz - Associate Pastor
Doug Stewart - Associate/Worship Pastor
Jerry Safrenek - Elder/Chairman
Mike Flint - Elder/Secretary
Doug Stewart - Elder
Each deacon is head of a committee or ministry area in our church.
Currently those serving as deacons are:
Body LIfe - Larry Coleman
Christian Education - Marty Bredthauer
Worship - Doug Shinn
Our Deaconesses oversee many things in our church like funeral dinners, meals for those in need, and much more. Our Deaconesses are:
Associate Pastor: Bob Klooz
Bob has been serving as Pastor Assistant since October 2020. He has served over 35 years in various lay leadership positions. Before joining the BB E-Free staff, he worked at BD and farmed for 22 years. Bob and his wife, Karla, have six children and twelve grandchildren.
Secretary: Alynn Coleman
Alynn Coleman has been the office manager since February 2022. She does a great job of keeping everyone organized, keeping all the records up to date, and provides a friend-ly face in the office and on the phone. Alynn is married to Chad since 2005 and they have three children, Shayleigh, Camden, and Halleigh.
Sr. Pastor: Tim R. Peterson MS MA LMHP
Tim has been the Senior Pastor of Broken Bow Evangelical Church since September 2015. From 2004 until coming to Broken Bow, he was the Pastor of Care and Counseling for the Evangelical Free Church in Kearney. Tim received a MA in Biblical Studies from Trinity College of the Bible in May 1, 2014. He was ordained in the Evangelical Free Church of America in March of 2015. Tim’s passion is best described through Philippians 3:10, “For my determined purpose is this, that I may know HIM and the power of HIS resurrection, and may share HIS sufferings, becoming like HIM in HIS death.”
Tim is married to Sherri and they have three sons, Dane who is married to Elvira, Aaron who is married to Kathryn, and Samuel.