Our Team

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Stacey Lux

Lead Pastor | stacelux@gmail.com

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Lewis Lux

Lead Pastor | lewislux@gmail.com

Immersing himself in full time ministry over the years, Lewis was the first to respond when God said, “I want you to start a church.” Lewis’ greatest desire is for people who are far from God to feel 

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After 20 years of serving as a Children’s Pastor, Worship Pastor and a Church Planter, God put it on Stacey’s heart to launch a church in Bloomington, IL. with a vision of connecting people to an authentic relationship with God. As a result, Nexus Church opened their doors in December of 2017. Stacey loves teaching and making God’s Word come alive each Sunday. She is passionate about equipping people for ministry and loves helping each person discover their spiritual gifts. Over the years, ministry has always centered around the family as Stacey has partnered together with Royal Family Kids Camps, The Foster Tree Program and DCFS as a licensed foster parent. For fun, Stacey enjoys long distance bike trips, crocheting,

crafting, cooking in her insta-pot, DYI remodeling shows and spending time with her family.

welcome when they step foot in the church. He is constantly looking for ways to make Nexus more relevant and inviting as he creates the worship environment with programmed lights, sound and the livestream experience. On the side, Lewis travels the globe as the missions videographer for Speed the Light. He loves writing music, flying drones and racing RC cars. At home, he enjoys playing video games, researching the latest tech, watching sci-fi tv shows and being a dad to his 2 kids

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Courtney Gamage

Children's Pastor | courtney@nexuschurch.tv

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Serving in Children’s Ministry since she was in Junior High, Courtney sensed God’s call to become a Children’s Pastor a few years later in High School. Fulfilling that call, Courtney is passionate about teaching the kids at Nexus about Jesus in fun and innovative ways. Courtney oversees our Nursery, Preschool and School Age Experiences each Sunday and she organizes many of our family orientated church events such as VBS, the Easter Egg Hunt, Trunk or Treat and Jingle Jam. During the pandemic, Courtney runs a small remote learning Pod at Nexus. On the side, Courtney loves crafting, running her Etsy Store, playing Animal Crossing and jumping on Fortnite with various kids from her ministry. 

Courtney’s husband, Nathan coordinates the Nexus Facebook Livestream each Sunday and is our Special Building Projects Manager whenever things need to be built, fixed or remodeled. Nathan runs his own window installation crew for Window World. On the side, he enjoys playing video games and helping Courtney in Kids Ministry. 

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Natalie Clarenson

Natalie has served in several areas of Youth Ministry before joining the team at Nexus. Each Wednesday night at Move Youth, Natalie makes it fun for students 6th-12th grade to interact and grow in God’s Word. She knows that these are the most foundational years of discipleship for students and continues to place value on having fun, with games and small group interactions. Natalie is also passionate about serving victims of sex trafficking with Catalyst Ministries. She works full time as an Orthopedic Surgery Scheduler, at OSF. Natalie’s favorite hobbies are playing cards, playing board games, going on walks and playing with her kids. 

Natalie and her husband Logan have 3 kids: Mason (11 yrs.), Wyatt (7 yrs.) and Parker (4 yrs.) Logan helps with Move Youth on Wednesday nights and plays guitar in our worship band every Sunday. He loves video games and spending time with his family.