Meet Our Staff

Paster David Moore of St. Paul Lutheran Church in St. Joseph, MIssouri

Pastor David Moore

Senior Pastor

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Date started at St. Paul: July 1st, 2007

Favorite thing about St. Paul: Baptisms

Previous Positions/Jobs/Years:

  • 1st Call
  • Previously worked for a Large Engineering Firm managing video and multi-media productions.

 

Current Congregation: St. Paul Lutheran

Hometown: Overland Park, KS

College and Degrees: Concordia Seminary, St. Louis- Masters of Divinity

 

Family: Wife: Michelle Kids: Patrick, A.J., Zoe, and Sam

Hobbies and Interest: Fishing

pastorm@splcc.org
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Pastor Joel Cundiff

Associate Pastor

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Date started at St. Paul:  November, 2016

Previous Positions/Jobs/Years: Associate Pastor, Immanuel Lutheran Church & School, Danbury, CT (7 years)

Current Congregation: St. Paul Lutheran Church & School

Hometown: Independence, MO

Education:  Concordia University Wisconsin (Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education)

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis (M-Div.)

Family: Jennifer (Wife)

Hobbies and Interest: Hiking, Traveling, & Reading

pastorc@splcc.org
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Kathy Meeker

Organist

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Kim Arnold

Head of Church Nursery

Bernie Fortmeyer - Director of Christian Education

Bernie Fortmeyer

Director of Christian Education

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Date started at St. Paul: Jan. 1st, 1989

Favorite thing about St. Paul: The family

Previous Positions/Jobs/Years: Prior to St. Paul- KQTV Account Executive. 3 years 1986-1988; KKJO Account Executive, 8 years 1978-1985

 

Current Congregation: St. Paul Lutheran

Hometown: Columbus, IN

College and Degrees: B.S. Business Administration Emporia State University; DCE Specialist Certification Concordia, Sewed, NE

 

Family: Wife: Amelia, married 25 years; son: Paul, married to Beth 2 years, lives in Omaha; son: Peter, living in St. Joseph attending MWSU and working part-time.

Hobbies and Interest: Running, reading, bicycling, spending time with family.

bafort@stjoelive.com
Leah Meek - Band Teacher and Secretary of St. Paul Lutheran Church

Leah Meek

Band Teacher & Secretary

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Date started at St. Paul: as Secretary, July 2010, started band fall 2011

Previous Positions/Jobs/Years: Band Director at Stanberry School 2003-2006, Band/Music Teacher at Troy School 2006-2010

Current Congregation: St. Paul

Hometown: St. Joseph

College and Degrees: Missouri Western State University,  Bachelor of Science in Education, Music Instrumental Emphasis

Family: I have been married to my husband Chris since 2009. We have 2 children, Marley and Michael.

Hobbies and Interest: I love being with my family & enjoy the outdoors.

secretary@splcc.org
Barbi Rich - Preschool Teacher at St. Paul Lutheran School

Barbi Rich

Youth Activities Director/Preschool Teacher

barbirich@splcc.org
Helen Shade - St. Paul Lutheran Church

Helen Shade

Choir Director/Music / Handbells Teacher

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Date started at St. Paul: September 1997

Favorite thing about St. Paul: That we get to share Jesus every day with children… including those who have not heard His message of salvation.

Previous Positions/Jobs/Years:

  • Organist- Christ Lutheran Church- Platte Woods- 1981-1991
  • Admin Assistant- Wingert-Jones Music- KCMO- 1983-1992
  • Co-director- Parents Day Out- Central UMC- KCMO- 1994-1996

Current Congregation: St. Paul Lutheran

Hometown: Jefferson City, MO

College and Degrees: William Jewell College- B.S. Church Music and Organ Performance

 

Family: Husband- Lee; son- Kyle- 22 years; daughter- Kayla- 20 years

Hobbies and Interest: Spending time with family and friends, Bible study, travel, scrapbooking, reading, accompanying high school students at district/state contest

shadyhil@stjoelive.com

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