Meet the Women's Ministries Midwest Team.

Deb Bonsall


Deb loves God, family, music, to learn new things and reading. Her hearts greatest desire is to share God with others through what she does and says.   Life is busy with two sons and a daughter, all married, and four granddaughters and two grandsons.  God led Deb to youth ministry over 20 years ago and has recently put young adult women on her heart. She strives to show God to others through all areas of her life.


Cindy Myers

Love Mercy, Do Justice Coordinator and Secretary

Cindy Myers is a member of Harvest Ridge Covenant Church in Shawnee, KS. She is currently serving her third term as Leadership Team Secretary. She is also a Confirmation teacher and a GriefShare leader. In the past, she has also led Alpha small groups and a Financial Peace University class.  She is a Federal Income Tax Manager at a local corporation


Amber Eaton


Amber and her husband, Jim live in Salina, KS with their two daughters.


Caroline Eklund

SIMs Ministry Coordinator

She dabbles in writing children’s stories, paints (watercolor),  and plays percussion for her worship team.  Really, she just loves anything artistic and being creative.  Starbucks and chocolate chip cookies warm her heart and tummy, especially after returning home from another missions adventure!  God has blessed her with a wonderful family…….they are her joy in life.


Jennifer Hedberg

Area Coordinator | Missouri

Jennifer grew up in the Covenant Church, sixth generation of my Dad’s family to be Covenant. She accepted Jesus as her Lord and Savior when she was very young and faith has always been an important part of my life. Jennifer attended Covenant Bible College-Midwest in Windsor Colorado. She has worked three summers at Covenant Cedars and have served as Women’s Ministry Chair at my church. Jennifer has also taught Sunday School and have been the Youth leader. She attends Community Covenant in Osage City, Ks and is a Substitute teacher.

Chris McIvor

Area Coordinator | Nebraska and Vice President

Chris is a Nebraska native, a daughter of First Covenant Omaha, and a member of Community Covenant in Omaha for the last 25 years.  I am happy to be serving a second time on the Midwest Board and I hope to work with the Nebraska churches and retreats to bring women into deeper relationship with Christ.

Chris has been married to Tim for almost 42 years; they have four children, one daughter-in-law and one son-in-law, plus three lovely and lively grandsons, Caleb and Gabriel, and Caleb.


Tamara Hutsell

Area Coordinator | Kansas

Tamara grew up in the ECC, attending church, Bible Camp and served on summer staff at both Covenant Cedars and Twin Lakes Bible Camps.  At Tabor College she pursued Biblical and Religious Studies concentrating those studies in Youth Ministry and Christian  Leadership. Tamara took an internship at a Bible camp in Texas where she met her husband Bryce, whom she married 9 years ago. After spending 2 years in camp ministry they moved back to Kansas where they have been ever since.


LaDonna Rossander

Area Coordinator | Iowa and Financial Secretary

LaDonna lives on a farm near Stanton, Iowa. She is married, has 2 children, 7 grandchildren, and 11 great grandchildren. She attends and serves the First Covenant Church in Red Oak, Iowa. Women Ministries has always been important to her. She has served as the Midwest Conference Treasurer and also Eastern (Iowa) Area Coordinator previously. She loves the Lord and strives to serve him the best she knows how.

Some of her hobbies are raising flowers and sharing them, gardening, knitting, flower arrangements, and spending quality time with her family.


Julie Anderson

Area Coordinator | Colorado

I am a follower of Christ, married 37 years, a mother of 3 and grandmother of 3.  I own 2 small businesses and have a BS in Medical Technology.  I have served as a Midwest Covenant Christian Education Consultant and on the MWC Board as as well as the MWC and National Women Ministries Boards.  In my local church I have served as the Arvada Covenant Church Chair, Women Ministries Coordinator and MOPS Mentor Mom.  I have a passion for reaching oppressed women and children in the name of Christ and love to provide women with the opportunity to know and grow in Christ!

We always appreciate a covering of prayer as we lead the Women Ministries of the Midwest Conference.  To see our prayer calendar that covers our areas of service, our SIMS and our Board please click here.

To download and print a Directory click: MWC WM 2018 Info – Directory

To download and print the SIMS brochure click: SIMS Brochure 2015