Contact any of the staff members listed below at 816.781.5959 or click on their name to email them.

Merle Mees, lead pastor
Lindy Sheets, administrative assistant to lead pastor

Spiritual Development
Tim Overby, Associate Pastor for Spiritual Development
Josh Herod, Minister of Group Connection & Development
Greg Frohna, Director of Next Steps
Betty Flowers, administrative assistant
Ryan Long, administrative assistant for Next Steps

Student Ministry
Brad Daniel, Associate Pastor for Student Ministry
Marla Crisman, Student Ministry Associate
Brenda Maynard, Student Ministry assistant
Josh Mellema, Student Worship Leader

Children’s Ministry
Carol Graves Director of Early Childhood Ministry
Melissa Hardin, Director of Children’s Ministry (Cross Street K-5th, Awana and Upward Sports)
Karyn Chastain, Director of Kids Connection Learning Center
Kim Wilson, Awana Coordinator
Patty Sinnett, Nursery and Preschool Coordinator
Sherry Currence, Cross Street Coordinator
Anna Enoch, Children’s Ministry Support Assistant
Carol McClure, Early Childhood Assistant
Upward Sports
Michele Moody, League Coordinator
Paul Howland, Recreational Coordinator

Worship & the Arts
Bryan Nelson, Associate Pastor for Worship Arts
Nathan Adams, Saturday Night Worship Leader
Regina Kellogg, 9:15 Choir Director
Michael Schiller, Chapel Worship Leader
Vicki Hostin, administrative assistant
Marcus Hammond, Director of Media
Todd Barton, Worship & Arts Associate
Jason Ellsworth, 11 a.m. Sunday worship leader
Shane Fuller, Orchestra Director

Family Ministry
Jim Landers, Associate Pastor of Family Ministry
Karla Carter, administrative assistant

Pastoral Care Ministry
Jeff Baird, Care Minister
Sharon Jones, administrative assistant

Global Outreach
Jerry Conner, Associate Director of Global Outreach
Debbie Mora, GO Assistant

Support & Logistics Team (SALT)
Cheryl Kohlsteadt, Administrator
Karen Deason, assistant to Administrator

Deborah Cross, Event Coordinator
Evevon Power, receptionist

Dennis Esser, Director of Information Services
Angie Lomas, graphic designer
Stacy Winkler, IT assistant

Barbara Shearholdt, Accounting Department Director
Pam Monteleone, accounting assistant
Cheryl Leach, accounting assistant

Cliff Harper, Director of Operations
Linda Rouse, assistant
Denise Williams, Lead Custodian


Bob Griner, Regional Campus Pastor


  • PV–Liberty

1600 North 291 Highway (I-35 & 291)
Liberty, MO 64068