58247 Crossview Lane | Osceola, IN 46561 info@voiceministries.com 574.830.5009

Leadership, Pastors & Staff

Voice Ministries functions in a five-fold ministry model. Eph. 4:11-12 – “And He Himself gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, and some pastors and teachers, for the equipping of the saints for the work of ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ.”

Core Leadership: The three pastors who make up our Core Leadership function as our senior leadership team.
Bob & Deanna Deering bdeering@voiceministries.com
David & Stephanie Ramer dramer@voiceministries.com
Denny & Evelyn Rogers dlrogers@voiceministries.com

Pastor Team: The rest of the pastors function as the associate leadership team and serve in various roles and positions.
Stan & Nancy Dudka (Overseers) 574-287-1255

For pastoral counseling needs, call the office at 574-830-5009 or fill out the form.

Voice Staff: Those who serve in administrative and operational roles to keep things running smoothly.

Pastor Team

Stan & Nancy Dudka
Pastor Team Overseers
Stan and Nancy are life-long residents of South Bend and married for 40 years. Their daughter, Nicole, and son,Bryce, with his family, live out of state. The Dudkas are enjoying being grandparents for the first time. Bryce and his wife, Meagan had twins in early 2020, a boy and a girl. The Dudkas have been in Pastoral Ministry for over 28 years. Stan received his degree in Bible and Ministry from Bethel College, his pastoral license from the 4-C’s (a national credentialing board) and his ordination from Voice. They have been serving at Voice for over 16 years.

Stan serves on the IHOP-M Teams and serves as one of the Co- leaders of Voice Prophetic Ministry for the last several years. He is the Director of the Watchmen Intercessors of IHOP-M, where he has served for the last 15 years. Nancy previously served as co-leader of the Women’s Ministry and was Overseer of the Freedom In Christ and Redeemers Key Ministries for several years. Together they serve as the Pastor Team Overseers and having a passion for marriages, families and victorious living; they have counseled many in these areas, through the leading of the Lord. Their life verses are Isaiah 61:1-4 and 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18.

Robert & Abigael Deering
Robert is the son of Bob and Deanna Deering, and has been a part of Voice as long as he can remember. He attended Greenville University and graduated in 2016. Shortly after graduating, Robert spent some time in the mission field, where he lived in the inner city of Philadelphia and worked with recovering drug addicts and youth in that area. In August of 2020, Robert was ordained as a pastor at Voice. Robert’s passion is to see believers truly love Jesus with everything they have (as spoken about in the greatest commandment) so those who encounter the body of Christ may come to truly know Him. Robert and his wife Abby were married in July, 2021 and have a daughter, Aniyah. Robert currently leads First Love, Voice’s young adult ministry, and is focused on both community within the Voice family and how we can reach out to our community.

Roy & Debra Frank
Roy and Debra have lived around the Middlebury/Goshen area for most of their lives. They have been married for 30+ years and enjoy two children who live in their home, Wendy, and Jon. Wendy graduated from Huntington University and works at Bashor Children’s Home. Jon is attending Wheaton College. The Franks graduated from Rhema Bible Training Center and have been in pastoral ministry at Voice since 2007. They have been involved with the Prophetic, Healing Ministry, Usher Team and IHOP-M. They share a passion for marriages, the Word, and people coming into the full revelation of who they are in Christ Jesus.

John and Teresa Johnston
John and Teresa were married in October of 1982 and have two married daughters, Sarah and Johanna. The Johnstons have lived in the Elkhart County area since 1987. They joined the Voice family in 2005 and jumped into the leadership training classes, prayer ministry, healing team, prophetic ministry, evangelistic training, and Transformation Prayer Ministry. They both have a heart for worship and dance before the Lord. John was ordained as a Pastor in 2016.

Teresa has always had a hunger for the prophetic, to see the way Jesus sees and to see people set free like Jesus did with the woman at the well. She has had training in many online classes as well as hands on experience in our prophetic ministry since 2006.

Both John and Teresa, alongside Stan Dudka, have served as leaders over the prophetic team for several years. John recently completed his life coach training and became a certified life coach through CTI.

Together, they want to see people set free to see themselves as God sees them, to walk in the fullness of who God says they are, until all know they are created in the image and likeness of God and what that means for them individually.

Robert & Brittany Rogers
Robert has been a part of Voice since 2003. After high school, he graduated from IHOP-University in Kansas City after 4 years. Robert was ordained at Voice in 2014 and married his wife, Brittany, in 2014 as well. Robert oversees the sound for the ministry and makes sure the stages and AV are hooked up and running properly. Brittany has helped in our Children’s Ministry and works at a local daycare. Robert and Brittany have two sons, Ezekiel and Hezekiah.

Core Leadership Team

Bob & Deanna Deering
Bob and Deanna founded Voice Ministries in 1991. They have been married for 19 years and have two sons, Robert and Caleb. Bob is originally from the Gary area and Deanna is from Munster and they have lived in Osceola since 1993. In 1979, Bob was a 24 year-old youth pastor. God gave him a vision that he would own restaurants that would help support a last days ministry called the Meeting Place. On November 11, 1991, Bob and Deanna opened Alley Oops Diner. Deanna received her undergrad degree from Notre Dame and a Master of Ministry from Bethel College. In 2003, Deanna authored the Masterpiece of the Wilderness. The Deerings desire to see one another walk in the fullness of life that Jesus truly brings to them through His cross. Together, they seek whole-hearted surrender as a lifestyle. You can often find Bob in one of his favorite places; ministering to the Lord through singing and playing his guitar in the House of Prayer.

David & Stephanie Ramer
David and Stephanie are residents of Middlebury. They have 3 children: Mikayla, Ethan and Joshua. Stephanie is a life-long resident of the Elkhart area. Dave was born in Alberta, Canada and has lived in this area for 18 years. Dave has been in leadership at Voice since 2003, leading the healing/counseling ministries. He currently serves on the Core Leadership Team. He has a Masters degree in Counseling and has had prior professional counseling experience. Dave has been trained in various prayer ministry tools. Stephanie is a CPA with a BA in accounting. She currently works in accounting and human resources. Stephanie is passionate about helping widows and orphans according to James 1:27. Together, the Ramers have a passion to see restoration in the body of Christ and desire to see people saved and restored so that Jesus receives what He paid for on the cross!

Denny & Evelyn Rogers
Denny and Evelyn are life-long residents of the Elkhart area and have been married for 33 years. They have 4 children, 12 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Denny has been in ministry for 20+ years, ordained through Christian International. The Rogers have been a part of Voice since 2002. Denny currently serves on the Core Leadership Team. The Rogers share a deep love and passion for Israel. They have been involved with missions work there and treasure many dear Israeli friendships. Evelyn has enjoyed 2 retirements; from CTS after 32 years and Sears after 10. Their life verse is Psalm 27:4-5. Denny and Evelyn desire an intimate relationship with Jesus and they love and serve others from that place.

Voice Staff

Joshua Petrillo
Director of Operations & Finance


Originally from the Adirondack Mountain region of upstate New York, Joshua moved to Indiana to finish his degree in Graphic Design at Grace College & Seminary in Winona Lake. After graduation, he continued to work at the College in the Marketing & Publication Office, and eventually becoming the director of Institutional Marketing & Communication. Joshua began to attend The Meeting Place in late 1998, and moved to Osceola in 2003 where he began a design business with Dave & Liz Carey. Joshua went full time at Voice in 2005 and is now the wearer of many hats. He loves being outdoors, so maintaining the grounds and facility is something he enjoys. Additionally, Joshua does design work – posters, flyers, building projects, etc., as well as maintaining the website, social media accounts, emails, the weekly LiveStream, and general communication from Voice. He also oversees the finances and works with the Core Leadership team.

Joshua does freelance design and photography and enjoys exploring the shoreline of Lake Michigan as well as hiking and biking trails all over the area and hitting the lake on his SeaDoo.

Kathy Coon
Administrative Assistant to David Ramer and Restoration Ministry

Kathy has been a part of Voice Ministries since March 2003. She married her husband, Russ, in March 2004 and they live in Goshen. They have 3 grown kids, 10 grandkids, 2 great-grandkids, with 2 more due in the spring. Kathy is administrative assistant to Dave Ramer and Restoration Ministries. She is an intercessor with Watchmen on the Wall, has done prophetic writing on the IHOP-M teams, has worked in the front office off and on over the years and serves in hospitality. Russ recently retired after 25 years with Nibco-Goshen. He plays keys on the worship team, He has played keys and tuba and has sung on various IHOP-M teams since 2003. He also serves on the Prophetic team and is an intercessor with Watchmen on the Wall. Russ and Kathy are avid bird watchers and enjoy spending time with their family. Kathy says: “Russ and I have always been a team. He plays. I pray.” Kathy’s favorite verse is Philippians 4:8 and Russ’s is Psalm 139:13-14.

Christie Moore
Administrative Assistant to Bob Deering
Children’s Ministry Director

Bio coming soon.

Rick Thompson
Worship Leader

Rick and Glenda Thompson have lived in the Middlebury/Goshen area for the 28 years of their marriage while raising 4 children. Their children all live locally and have blessed them with 11 grandchildren ranging from 21 years to 3 months. 

Rick’s love for music came at an early age, starting with drums soon after finding his love for the guitar and singing.

Having visited Voice Ministries /The Meeting Place back in the Alley Oops Diner days, they never lost their connection with Bob and over the years have helped in several different areas.

Rick came to Voice as Worship Pastor in 2020. Rick has a passion for writing and composing worship and praise. His desire is to help other musicians and singers excel in their gifting while ushering the body of Christ into His presence. 

Glenda is an avid photographer of nature as well as a committed volunteer on the Auxiliary Board at Goshen Hospital. As a team, they bring out each other’s strengths in their pursuit of Kingdom living.