Connie Springs joined the church staff in August, 2008. Originally from Illinois, Connie met and married Charlie in 1978 while they were attending college in Champaign, Illinois. They moved to Walhalla in 1983. Connie and Charlie were passionate about helping children in need. So, in 1996 they became licensed Foster Parents and in 2000 they adopted two children, Joey and Alyssa. While Charlie is an avid bicycle rider, Connie prefers watching Chicago Cubs baseball.