Zach Dyrda, Associate For Children and Youth Formation

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Rev. Zach Dyrda joined the St. Mary’s family in 2016 as the Associate of Children and Youth Formation. Zach graduated from seminary in 2017 from Northern seminary with a double emphasis: theology and church history. He earned his Bachelors of Arts in History from Northern Illinois University in 2011. Zach was ordained in 2019. 

Zach has a passion for sharing his love for Jesus and knowledge of the Bible with all. He believes faith in Christ creates communities of deep fellowship that transforms lives. Zach is a big nerd loving all things comics, movies, and Disney. Zach loves to read, swim, and make people laugh. Zach shares his life with his wonderful family. His partner Melissa works in the corporate office at Fruitful Yield. Their family consists of three young boys and a dog.