Our Staff

Jason Nelson
Minister of Music

Jason earned his Bachelor’s degree in music from North Park University, studying accompaniment, classical and jazz piano performance, and music history and theory. He is proficient in organ, piano, trumpet and guitar, and enjoys arranging and composing, as well as conducting.  In earlier work as a church musician, Jason performed both classical pieces and contemporary Christian music; assisted with conducting the choir and directing musicians performing contemporary pieces; and helped with the operation of the sound board and other technical equipment.


John Frake
Administrative Assistant and Custodian

John comes to MGCC as a painter, wood finisher, and handyman, as well as holding a Bachelor of Arts college degree in theology and sociology from Loyola University.  He brings a wealth of experience working in the Morton Grove community as a coach, board member of the Niles North Athletic Booster Club, winner of the 2014 Niles Township District 29 Community Service Award, and volunteer for many civic organizations. He and his family are dedicated members of St. Martha Catholic Church and are active in community service.