Staff & Leadership

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Rev. Rob Fuquay
Senior Pastor
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Rev. Jen Gibbs
Executive Pastor
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Rev. Dr. Jevon Caldwell-Gross
Teaching and Online Community Pastor
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Rev. Mindie Moore
Midtown Campus Pastor
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Rev. Bryan Smith
Minister of Visitation
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Rev. MaryAnn Moman
Interim Pastor of Care & Contemplation
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Rev. Dr. David Heetland
Pastor of Planned Giving & Stewardship
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Rev. Dr. Adolf Hansen
Theologian in Residence
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Rev. Rob Fuquay
Senior Pastor
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Rev. Jen Gibbs
Executive Pastor
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Rev. Dr. Jevon Caldwell-Gross
Teaching and Online Community Pastor
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Rev. Mindie Moore
Midtown Campus Pastor
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Shelly Clasen
Director of Outreach and Justice
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Jon Jones
Senior Director of Discipleship
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James Hume
Executive Director of Worship and the Arts
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Nancy Lange
Executive Director of Administration, Operations & HR
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Nancy Lange
Executive Director of Administration, Operations & HR
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Bruce Hill
Director of I.T.
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Faina Kleyner
Director of Finance
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Pam Black
Assistant for Finance
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Rev. Dr. David Heetland
Pastor of Planned Giving & Stewardship
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Joseph Huse
Kitchen Chef
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David Myers
Director of Safety & Security
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Derek Ramey
IT Desktop & Data Analyst
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Cara Scott
Assistant for IT
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Marsha Thompson
Executive Assistant to Senior Pastor
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Jon Jones
Senior Director of Discipleship
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Heidi Schopmeyer
Small Group Coordinator, Adult Discipleship
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Rev. MaryAnn Moman
Interim Pastor of Care & Contemplation
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Rev. Bryan Smith
Minister of Visitation
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Amy Boles
Director of Kids Ministry
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Sarah Flores
Assistant Director of Kids Ministry
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Crystal Hensley
Director of Special Needs
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Karen Alessandrini
Director of Kids Music & Programming
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Rev. Mindie Moore
Midtown Campus Pastor
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Beck Buchanan-Schwanke
Director of Worship - Midtown
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Terri Coe
Director of New Here Ministry
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Debra Peek
Administrative Assistant New Here Ministry
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Shelly Clasen
Director of Outreach and Justice
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Susan Peters
Assistant Director of Outreach & Justice
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Samantha Isaacs
Administrative Assistant for Outreach & Student Ministries
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Travis Bannon
Director of Student Ministries
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Leslie Robbins
Assistant Director of Student Ministries
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Crystal Hensley
Director of Special Needs
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Samantha Isaacs
Administrative Assistant for Outreach & Student Ministries
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James Hume
Executive Director of Worship and the Arts
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Dr. Jeff Rogers
Director of Traditional Worship & The Arts
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Fran Wyatt
Director of Contemporary Worship
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Karen Alessandrini
Director of Kids Music & Programming
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Beck Buchanan-Schwanke
Director of Worship - Midtown
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Michael Conley
Organist/Pianist
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Marsha Coyner
Director of Joyful Rhythms Handbells
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Rebecca Holt
Director of Wesleyan Ringers
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Katie Kouns
Director of New Song
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Margaret Spilker
Orchestra Coordinator
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Bob Zehr
Orchestra Director
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Jay Rigsby
Director of Facilities & Grounds
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Leslie Hazelwood
Facilities Coordinator
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Ben Addoquaye
Facilities Team Member
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Kathryn Singer
Early Childhood Program Director
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Julie Tomaszewski
Assistant Director of Weekday Early Childhood Program

2023 Elected Lay Leadership

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This “global” operational committee was formed in 2008 to take primary responsibility for St. Luke’s long-range strategic planning. Responsibilities include discernment and guidance of major church initiatives and vision and policy decisions, as well as working in tandem with the other administrative committees of the church. You can contact the Governing Board at governingboard@stlukesumc.com.

  • Ron Sinicki (Chair)
  • Anne Adams (Lay Leader)
  • Carrie Bates (Finance Chair)
  • Lynn Black (SPRC Chair)
  • Jeff Plawecki (Trustees Chair)
  • Rob Fuquay (Senior Pastor, Lay Leadership Chair)
  • Eric Burton-Krieger (Executive Pastor)
  • Nancy Lange (Executive Director of Administration, Operations & HR)
  • Steve Hill
  • Rob Kapaku
  • Maria Blake
  • Lisa Rockacy
  • Scott Severns
  • Donnis Patton
  • Harry Danz
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The Finance Committee consists of the church accountant and treasurer, the chair of stewardship, senior staff, and 8 elected lay members. This committee is on a 3-year rotation.

  • Carrie Bates (Chair)
  • Faina Kleyner (Church Accountant)
  • Jeff Peek (Church Treasurer)
  • David Cobb (Stewardship Chair)
  • Anne Adams (Lay Leader)
  • Rob Fuquay (Senior Pastor)
  • Nancy Lange (Executive Director of Administration, Operations & HR)
  • Dianna Brewer
  • Joe Weingartner
  • Carrie Bates
  • Jeff Aldridge
  • Missy Petersen
  • Larry Meadows
  • Brad Fuson
  • Janet Crenshaw

The Lay Leadership Committee oversees the identification and development of leaders at St. Luke’s. The committee nominates candidates for leadership in the church to fill all openings on administrative committees, which include Trustees, Finance, Staff-Parish Relations, and Lay Leadership, as well as the lay member delegates to Annual Conference. 

  • Rob Fuquay (Chair, Senior Pastor)
  • Anne Adams (Lay Leader)
  • Walt Scheid
  • Alison Bates
  • Steve Krusie
  • Willie Miller
  • Sandy Harlan
  • John Nepsa
  • Greg Clark

The Staff-Parish Relations Committee (SPRC) helps build strong relations between the staff and the congregation by advocating for a healthy work environment and establishing employee policies, procedures, and benefits. This committee consists of a church lay leader, senior staff, and 9 elected lay members and is on a 3-year rotation.

  • Lynn Black (Chair)
  • Anne Adams (Lay Leader)
  • Rob Fuquay (Senior Pastor)
  • Eric Burton-Krieger (Executive Pastor)
  • Nancy Lange (Executive Director of Administration, Operations & HR)
  • David Harris
  • Cheryl Pletcher
  • Kory Bickel
  • Lynn Black
  • Kathy Armington
  • Brent Mosby
  • Dee Brown
  • Tyrone Ruff

The Trustees are responsible for helping the church run effectively by providing a secure environment for worship and the work of ministries. The Trustees oversee, maintain, and supervise our church building and property. 

  • Jeff Plawecki (Chair)
  • Nancy Lange (Executive Director of Administration, Operations & HR)
  • Steve Lankton - Building Advisor
  • Jay Rigsby - Director of Facilities
  • Alex Vaughan
  • Eric Rowland
  • Rob Wineland
  • John Dane
  • Kim Reeves
  • Jan Funk
  • Dave Frische

Work at St. Luke's

We value the dedicated people who are part of our church staff family! Explore our open positions at the link below.