The Rev. Twila Schock

The Rev. Twila SchockVice President of Church Relations

In addition to her responsibilities to Mosaic and Mosaic International, Twila spearheads direction and expansion for the Rejoicing Spirits program by walking with church leaders and congregations who want to actively include people with disabilities.

Twila graduated from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota, and earned a Master of Divinity degree from the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago. Before joining Mosaic, Pastor Twila was senior pastor at Christ Lutheran Church in Belvidere, Illinois. There, she and her congregation strongly supported Mosaic and its Rockford location by acting as advocates and volunteers. Her previous position was director of global church sponsorship at the Evangelical Church in America (ELCA)—one of the largest Christian denominations in the U.S.—where she led a team to raise $6 million annually to support nearly 250 ELCA international personnel and more than 300 ELCA global projects. While with the ELCA, Pastor Twila also served her first years with the organization as a global missionary herself.

Kelli Joseph

Kelli JosephCommunity Relations Coordinator
Kelli provides support and coordination for the Rejoicing Spirits program. Her responsibilities include coordinating communication to current and prospective host sites, managing the Rejoicing Spirits website and social media efforts and other duties as assigned.

Before starting with Rejoicing Spirits, Kelli served as the Resource Development Manager at Mosaic in Omaha. Before coming to Mosaic she worked at St. Timothy’s Lutheran in Omaha for eight years as their Director of Lay Ministry.