Kirkwood is excited to announce Pastor Alex Regets as new Lead Pastor in June, 2023. Alex and his wife Amanda grew up in Manteno, IL, and have four children, Payton, Emma, Eli, and Finn. Alex was ordained by the PC(USA) in 2019, has a Bachelor’s in Religious Studies from Olivet Nazarene University, a Master’s in Divinity from Western Theological Seminary, and a heartfelt desire to reach the people of our communities with the radical message of God’s love. Pastor Alex will begin leading worship on June 18th.  

Contact Alex at or 941-794-6229