New pastor joins Mayfield Congregational

SYCAMORE – Lauri Allen is the new pastor at Mayfield Congregational United Church of Christ, 28405 Church Road in Sycamore.

She previously served as pastor of Peace United Church of Christ in Genoa and has provided pulpit supply to many churches across northern Illinois.

Allen graduated from Chicago Theological Seminary and Benedictine University. She serves on both the Stewardship Committee and the Fitness Review Response Team for the Illinois Conference of the United Church of Christ.

A long-time supporter of animal rescues, Allen shares her home with cat Harlowe and dog Clancy. She has a daughter who is an artist in Spokane, Washington.

Allen can be reached at 815-895-5548 or