The name “139” refers to Psalm 139 where David writes, “For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made.” We, at the Moody Church, firmly believe that God made us all wonderfully, and that those with disabilities show us God’s wonder in different ways that we would otherwise miss.


Pastor Eric Targe

Eric is the Pastor of Disability Ministries & University Students. He and his bestfriend, Rebecca,  have been married since 2014, they live on the South Side of Chicago with their two children. Eric is passionate about discipling and reaching families affected by disabilities with the hope and love of Jesus.

Hannah Novinska

Hannah serves as the Disability Ministry Coordinator. She is a student at Moody Bible Institute studying Missional Leadership with an interdisciplinary focus in Disability Ministry. One of her joys in her life is being with her friends who have special needs. She loves to love them but also learn from them, too.

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