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Worship Pastor Brady Thelander joined the Chicago First Church of the Nazarene staff in 2015. Pastor Brady has been married to Karalie since 2007. They have two sons, Beckett and Knox.
Prior to coming to C1, Pastor Brady lived in the Kansas City area for 11 years where he served as Worship Pastor at Living Hope Church of the Nazarene in Olathe, KS. Pastor Brady is a graduate of Mid America Nazarene University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Ministry.
Pastor Thelander loves to play golf, watch hockey, and play with his boys. Speaking about his ministry at C1, he says, "I have a desire to be a part of a community that is dynamically connected to God and one another through worship."