Pastor Michael has been Lead Pastor at East Bend since 1996. He and his wife, Tonya, moved here right out of college and have been at home ever sense. Michael grew up in Phoenix, Arizona, and met Tonya at Hesston College. Tonya has an RN degree and works part time at the Carle Cancer Center in Urbana. They have three boys - Matthias - 13, Mason - 8, and Malachi - 3.