• Dr. Tom Ricks

    Dr. Tom Ricks

    Lead Pastor

    Creating Pathways to Share the Gospel.  
    Cindy's Husband.   Nate, Katie & Jordan's Dad.  
    Like Hockey, Golf, History and French Bordeaux's.   Dislike Low 40's & Drizzle.

    Favorite St. Louis Spot: Blues’ game

    Favorite Kirkwood Spot: Spencer’s Grill

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  • Jen Allen

    Jen Allen

    Director of Community Connections

    Event planner.   Volunteer Coordinator.   Assimilator.  
    Former Professional Volunteer, Stay-at-Home Mom and Sales Rep.
    Mom of 3.   Daughter.   Golfer.   Music Lover.    Caregiver.   Friend.
    Cheerful.   Includer.   Nonjudgmental.   Faithful.

    Favorite St. Louis Spot: Anheuser Busch during Christmas season - lights

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  • Mallory Alpert

    Mallory Alpert

    Associate Director of Student Ministries

    Shepherd.  Story-teller. Discipler. Wonderer.
    Former Camp Coordinator. Sister. Daughter.
    Outdoor Adventurer.  Improv-lover.  
    Soft-Pretzel Fanatic. Dependent on Grace. In His Making.

    Favorite St. Louis Spot: Art Hill

    Favorite Kirkwood Spot: Tropical Moose and the Farmer's Market

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  • Beth Bohlmann

    Beth Bohlmann

    Director of Children’s Ministry

    Teacher.   Leader.   Bridge.  
    Cares for People.   Chef.   Beloved Daughter.   Glue.   Learner.


  • Stephen Copeland

    Stephen Copeland

    Associate Director of Student Ministries

    Know. Grow. Multiply.

    Relator. Communicator. Leader. Builder.

    Former Memphian. Son of the Blue Ridge. Brother. Fiancé.

    Spirited Adventurer.

    Loyal. Gentle. Merciful. Kind.

    Favorite St. Louis Spot: City Museum

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  • Chip Demetri

    Chip Demetri

    Assistant Director of Music

    Lead Worshipper.   Team Leader.   Musician.   Teacher.  
    Connoisseur of Creativity.    Husband.    Father of Boys.  
    Pirate Monk.    Coffee Snob.    Collector.    Restorer.

    Favorite St. Louis Spot: Castlewood Park

    Favorite Kirkwood Spot: Dewey’s Pizza

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  • Peggy Demetri

    Peggy Demetri

    Director of Women's Ministry

    Optimist.   Communicator.   Reader.   Journeyer.  
    Wife.   Mom of 3 boys.   Friend.  
    Loud Laughter.   Spark Plug.   Podcast Listener.   Musician Lover.  
    Joyfully Grateful.

    Favorite St. Louis Spot: Castlewood State Park

    Favorite Kirkwood Spot: Grant’s Trail

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  • Greg Dodson

    Greg Dodson

    Technical Director

    Guitarist.   Audio Engineer.  Music Production.  Huge Blues/Cardinals fan.  
    Athletic.  Hilarious.  Responsible.  Honest.
    Hanging out with my girlfriend Laura and her son Dayne.

    Favorite St. Louis Spot: Golfing in Forest Park

    Favorite Kirkwood Spot: My Grandpa's House on 4th of July

  • Trey Gamble

    Trey Gamble

    Student Ministry Intern

    Stay tuned to learn more about Trey!

  • Dr. Corbett  Heimburger

    Dr. Corbett Heimburger

    Assistant Pastor for Care

    Awed. Seeker. God Lover.

    Broken. Grace Awakened. Being Restored.

    Happy Husband. Delighted Dad. Glowing Grandpa.

    Ground Breaker. Peace Pursuer. Care Giver.

    Fantasy Fiction Fanatic. Movie Maniac. Golden Retriever Groupie.

    Favorite St. Louis Spot: Busch Stadium

    Favorite Kirkwood Spot: My home in Kirkwood!

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  • Tammy Higgins

    Tammy Higgins

    Associate Director of Elementary Ministry

    Singing. Dancing. Smiling. Laughing. Playing. Welcoming. Volunteering. Praying. 
    Daughter. Sister. Auntie. Wife. Mom to five.
    Blown away by His grace

    Favorite St. Louis Spot: Castlewood Park

    Favorite Kirkwood Spot: My home!

  • Taylor Kuiper

    Taylor Kuiper

    Accountant / Administrative Assistant

    Listener. Cheerleader. Organizer. Party planner.

    Former tax accountant.

    Wife, daughter, sister, aunt, and friend.

    Loyal. Loving. Led by Him.

    Favorite St. Louis Spot: The Muny

    Favorite Kirkwood Spot: Kirkwood Station Plaza

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  • Daryl Madi

    Daryl Madi

    Associate Pastor of Discipleship and Care

    Husband, Father, Pastor

    Tolkien Geek, Movie Buff, Closeted Artist

    Lover of People, Grateful for Mercy

    Favorite St. Louis Spot: Laumeier Sculpture Park

    Favorite Kirkwood Spot: The Magic House

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  • Javier Malave

    Javier Malave

    Creative and Technical Arts Assistant

    Christ Follower.  Missionary.  Husband.  Father. 

    Community Builder.  Missional Community Coach.

      Content Creator.  Videographer.  Photographer. 

    Music Lover.  TV Watcher.  Documentary Junkie.

    Favorite St. Louis Spot: Art Museum

    Favorite Kirkwood Spot: Magic House

  • Elizabeth McKittrick

    Elizabeth McKittrick

    Administrative Assistant / Receptionist

    Open. Organized. Optimistic. Hopeful. Loyal.  

    Former Administrative Coordinator for a nonprofit.

    Daughter. Sister to three awesome siblings.

    Runner. Listener. Excited about Scripture. Awestruck.

    Favorite St. Louis Spot: Forest Park

    Favorite Kirkwood Spot: Kirkwood Farmer's Market

  • Mindy Owens

    Mindy Owens

    Director of Communications

    Listen.   Learn.   Discern.   Lover of God's Word and Honesty.  
    Former Programmer / Analyst.  
    Sexy and Fun Husband.   2 Beautiful Daughters.   Gift of Friendship.  
    Beating Tom and Jeremy.   Wonderful World of Sports.  
    Fireplace, a Book and Warm Drink.   Furry Animals.

    Favorite St. Louis Spot: Busch Stadium

    Favorite Kirkwood Spot: Kirkwood Farmer’s Market

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  • Diana Rohlfing

    Diana Rohlfing

    Administrative Assistant to Lead Pastor, Student and Children’s Ministries

    Organizer.   Calendar Keeper.   Cheerleader.   Office Mom.   17 Year GTCC Member.  
    Rule Follower.   Former Stay-at-Home Mom and Professional Volunteer.  
    Wife of 30 years.   Mom of Three Grown Sons.  
    Empty Nester.   Scrapbooker.   Teacher.   Mentor.

    Favorite St. Louis Spot: Creve Coeur Lake

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  • Brian Roskin

    Brian Roskin

    Church Planter - St. Charles

    Follower of Jesus.  Broken yet healed. 

    Husband to beautiful wife.  Father of amazing kids.  

    Son to loving parents.  Brother to remarkable siblings. 

    Favorite St. Louis Spot: Anything across the bridge in ST. CHARLES!

    Favorite Kirkwood Spot: My parent's house

  • Diana Simonpietri

    Diana Simonpietri

    Coordinator of Discipleship & Pastoral Assistant

    Welcomer.   Encourager.   Recruiter.   Trainer.  
    Nana.   Mom.   Sister.   Daughter.  
    Scrapbooker.   Pond Enthusiast.  
    Loves: Wiener Dogs.   Travel.   Adventure.   Life.  

    Favorite St. Louis Spot: Botanical Gardens

    Favorite Kirkwood Spot: Eating outdoors at Kirkwood Station Plaza

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  • Lauryn  Souder

    Lauryn Souder

    Associate Director of Preschool Ministry

    Welcomer. Listener. Organizer. Designer.
    Former Stay-at-Home Mom and Small Business Owner.
    Wife of Barnes. Mom of Gavin & Jocelyn.
    Enthusiast of healthy food and homemade desserts.
    Loyally serving in love. Creatively celebrating life. Joyfully walking in faith.

    Favorite St. Louis Spot: Forest Park

    Favorite Kirkwood Spot: The Magic House

  • Eric Van Zee

    Eric Van Zee

    Associate Pastor of Family Ministries

    Soul Adventurer.   Relational.   A Work in Progress.   Designer / Director.  
    Fiercely Broken-Hearted.   Jesus Follower.  
    Fun Seeker.   Discipler.   Learner.   Third Culture Kid.      
    Son.   Brother.   Father of 3.    Husband of 1.
    Recipient of Undeserved Favor.

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