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ELDERs + Deacons

Eric Trout

Elder +  Lead Pastor

Eric is husband to Anna, dad to the Troutlings, owner of Billy's Ice Cream Store, and primary preacher at Restoration Church. He is an avid book collector, coffee drinker, and enjoys good music. 

Sean Morecraft

Elder +  Worship Director

Sean and his wife, Khristina, have been married since 2017 and have been growing their family. He likes to play music, play sports, and try different types of coffee. You can often find Sean highly caffeinated and chasing his silly kids around or shoveling down a plate of mac 'n cheese!

Bob Hall


Bob has been married to Teresa since 1970 and they have four children and twelve grandchildren.  He is a retired science teacher from ADM.  His favorite pastimes are reading and cheering on his beloved St. Louis Cardinals!

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Brad Mortensen


Brad lives with his wife, two boys, and daughter on their acreage outside of Adel. In their free time they enjoy traveling in their camper, crossing off national parks, hiking, and seeking out great BBQ. When Brad is not home he works as a general contractor and a wedding videographer. 

Kyle Pape


Kyle is the husband of Kelly and the father of six. He is the 5-12 Instrumental Music Educator at Van Meter Community School District. Kyle enjoys playing and writing music, smoking meat, watching sports, and enjoying time with his family.

Drew Papousek


Drew has been married to Shelbee since 2022 and is the father to Natalee. He loves woodworking , golfing ,and watching movies. Drew works in the world of construction as a Quality control manger for Greenland homes. 

John Wheeler


John is married to his wife, Casey and together they have three children. He stays busy working as a Health + P.E. teacher and coaches various sports. In his free time you can find him playing guitar, on the frisbee golf course, or watching The Office.


Kari Chadwick

Ministry Assistant

Kari and her husband have a daughter and three dogs. She enjoys watching movies and eating ice cream. She works for MercyOne Physician Services.

Elizabeth Clark

rKids Director

Elizabeth and her husband, Raymond, have been married since 2014. As a native of Lousiana, she loves gumbo, crawfish, king cake, and warm weather. Along with homeschooling her four kids, Elizabeth enjoys baking yummy treats, playing outside with her kids, and celebrating obscure holidays. 

Anna Trout

RStudents Director

Anna is married to Eric and they have four kids, two dogs, and an Ice Cream Shop. She enjoys running, hiking, camping, playing and watching basketball, watching her kids do the things they love, eating ice cream, and hanging out with students. Fun Fact: She played basketball in high school and college. 

Bart Banwart

Director of Administration

Bart married his high school sweetheart, Leslie, in 2000 and enjoys watching and officiating sports with his four sons. He also enjoys golfing, the Iowa Hawkeyes, and a good book. Professionally, Bart is a CPA and financial advisor.

Casey Wheeler

Communications Director

Casey and her husband, John, met in college at the University of Northern Iowa. When she's not chasing around her three kids, she enjoys concerts, card games, and spending time with loved ones. She is also the winner of many self-appointed Dundie awards.

Leslie Banwart

Equipping Director

Leslie has been married to Bart for more than 20 years and they have four sons. Along with serving as the Equipping Director at Restoration, Leslie is a middle school reading teacher. She loves spending time reading, watching movies, and eating delicious food.

Toni Fatka

Community Impact Director

Toni has been married to her husband, Lucas, since 2014. Her wonderful children add the perfect dose of chaos and joy to her life. Toni loves interior design, gardening, and drinking a hot cup of coffee on the front porch.

Colby Pettit

Director of Facilities

Colby and his wife Jenna have been married since 2011 and have three kids and two dogs. Outside of his time from work and serving he enjoys spending time with family, fishing, and playing in recreation sports leagues.

Lucas Fatka

Director of Security

Lucas has been married to his wife, Toni, since 2014. His children are wild and light up his life. Lucas is a lover of all things sports, and most weekends you will find him in the garage or yard with a game on.

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