Dr. R. Glen Miles
Senior Minister
Dr. Miles is ordained by the Disciples of Christ. He is passionate about both preaching and teaching and he is experienced in the leadership and administration of a large church. Most importantly, Dr. Miles has a conviction that the love and grace we experience in Jesus Christ have the power to transform individuals, communities and all of creation.Education: Dr. Miles earned the Doctor of Ministry at Claremont School of Theology in Claremont, California and the Master of Divinity degree from Emmanuel Christian Seminary in Johnson City, Tennessee.He and his wife Julie have been married for 37 years and have two sons, Nate and Steven. EmailDr. Milesseparator_top_fancy
Rev. Paul E. Baumer
Minister of Staff
: United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities, New Brighton, MN, BDiv. with honors in Systematic Theology; Lakeland College, Sheboygan, WI, BA, cum laude. 
Primary Responsibilities: Pastoral Care and calling; Preach, teach and liturgize. Email Rev. Baumerseparator_top_fancy
Rev. David S. Hett
Minister of Religious Life and Learning
Spiritual Director, The Burkhart Center
EducationGarrett Evangelical Theological Seminary, MDiv; University of Illinois, BS in Communications.
Primary Responsibilities: Provide guidance for The Burkhart Center’s many
activities to nurture mind, heart and body and soul through counseling, spiritual direction and
teaching, and supporting Quest Programs, Adult Learning and Spiritual Searcher events. Supervise
age level ministry directors; leading worship, preaching, pastoral care duties as needed
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Dr. Ronald J. Jenkins
Minister of Music and Liturgy
Attended Washington University, Doctoral Studies; Florida State University, MM; William Jewell College, BA., Honorary doctorate from Trinity Lutheran Seminary. Primary Responsibilities: Develop the music and liturgy for congregation and choirs; Coordinate all worship services; Direct Chancel Choir and Chamber Singers; Plan and produce yearly Concert Series and special services of music. Email Dr. Jenkinsseparator_top_fancy
Rev. Katherine H. Shaner
Minister of Missions
Education: Methodist Theological School, MDiv, recipient of The Interpretation Journal Award for Excellence in Biblical Studies, Theology and Pastoral Ministry; Mount Carmel College of Nursing, BSN; Additional study Boston University: Liberation Theology; Princeton Seminary, Youth Theological Formation. Primary responsibilities: Coordinate mission activities of the church. Preach, teach and litergize; Pastoral care as needed.Email Rev. Shanerseparator_top_fancy
Rev. James M. Long
Minister of Pastoral Care (Care & Prayer Ministries)
Educational background: Methodist Theological School in Ohio, MDiv; Ohio State University College of Law, JD; Ohio Wesleyan University, BA. Primary responsibilities: Oversee and administer Pastoral Care; Direct Spiritual Guidance; Preach, teach, and liturgize as needed. Email Rev. Long