Pastors

  • Rev. Rob Fuquay, Senior Pastor

    Rev. Rob Fuquay

    Senior Pastor
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    Rob graduated from Pfeiffer College (now Pfeiffer University), in 1984, with a B.A. in Religion, and Candler School of Theology, Emory University, in 1987, with a M.Div. degree. 

    Rob has written The God We Can Know, a 7-week study designed for the entire congregation to explore the “I Am” sayings of Jesus found in the Gospel of John. And more recently he wrote the book, Take the Flag, Following God’s Signals in the Race of Your Life, which finds symbolism in NASCAR’s racing flags and applies them on the course of your faith journey. 

    Rob and his wife, Susan, have three daughters: Julie, Sarah and Anna. He loves the mountains, hiking, playing golf, attending his daughters’ activities, exercising, traveling, and watching college basketball (yes, both Duke AND Butler!).

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  • Rev. Eric Burton-Krieger, Pastor of Adult Discipleship

    Rev. Eric Burton-Krieger

    Pastor of Adult Discipleship

    Eric joins the staff from Nashville, Tenn., where he attended Vanderbilt Divinity School, and helped launch a small group ministry for a large United Methodist congregation. You'll know Eric when you see him. He's the tall guy in the bow tie. He really likes coffee.

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  • Rev. David Williamson, Teaching Pastor

    Rev. David Williamson

    Teaching Pastor

    From engaging Haitian orphans one-on-one to leading young families to be a force for good in their rural Indiana community, Pastor Dave has a heart for helping people find their greatest potential. Applying those skills at St. Luke's, he has developed strong, driven teams in Family's and Men's ministries.

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  • Rev. Jamalyn Peigh Williamson, Pastor of Outreach Ministries

    Rev. Jamalyn Peigh Williamson

    Pastor of Outreach Ministries

    Pastor Jamalyn's passion for outreach may have been nurtured in Haiti, where she worked for many years, but it has grown exponentially in Indianapolis where she combines it with her business acumen, theological training and notorious wit to lead one of St. Luke's largest ministry efforts. 

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Leadership

  • Rev. Rob Fuquay, Senior Pastor

    Rev. Rob Fuquay

    Senior Pastor
    Find out more

    Rob graduated from Pfeiffer College (now Pfeiffer University), in 1984, with a B.A. in Religion, and Candler School of Theology, Emory University, in 1987, with a M.Div. degree. 

    Rob has written The God We Can Know, a 7-week study designed for the entire congregation to explore the “I Am” sayings of Jesus found in the Gospel of John. And more recently he wrote the book, Take the Flag, Following God’s Signals in the Race of Your Life, which finds symbolism in NASCAR’s racing flags and applies them on the course of your faith journey. 

    Rob and his wife, Susan, have three daughters: Julie, Sarah and Anna. He loves the mountains, hiking, playing golf, attending his daughters’ activities, exercising, traveling, and watching college basketball (yes, both Duke AND Butler!).

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  • Deleath Blomberg, Communications Director

    Deleath Blomberg

    Communications Director

    Keeping everyone “in the loop” about the goings-on at St. Luke’s is Deleath’s primary goal.  The secondary goal is to enable the enrichment of spiritual lives through the ensuing involvement and participation in a myriad of opportunities.  If all of this can be done with good humor, even better!

    317-846-3404 x328
  • Rev. Eric Burton-Krieger, Pastor of Adult Discipleship

    Rev. Eric Burton-Krieger

    Pastor of Adult Discipleship

    Eric joins the staff from Nashville, Tenn., where he attended Vanderbilt Divinity School, and helped launch a small group ministry for a large United Methodist congregation. You'll know Eric when you see him. He's the tall guy in the bow tie. He really likes coffee.

    317-846-3404 x312
  • Susan Fuquay, Director of Ministries

    Susan Fuquay

    Director of Ministries

    Susan Fuquay has been on staff in United Methodist churches for over 20 years leading youth, children and adult discipleship. She is the creator of Disciple Fast Track, has one of the biggest smiles around and is passionate about helping people explore Scripture and grow in their faith.

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  • Nancy Lange, Executive Director of Administration & Operations

    Nancy Lange

    Executive Director of Administration & Operations

    Like every great coach, Nancy has a way with a whiteboard and a drive that keeps the team on its toes. Clearly her passion is fueled by a commitment to helping people find hope for themselves and give hope to others.

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  • Rev. David Williamson, Teaching Pastor

    Rev. David Williamson

    Teaching Pastor

    From engaging Haitian orphans one-on-one to leading young families to be a force for good in their rural Indiana community, Pastor Dave has a heart for helping people find their greatest potential. Applying those skills at St. Luke's, he has developed strong, driven teams in Family's and Men's ministries.

    317-846-3404 x385
  • Rev. Jamalyn Peigh Williamson, Pastor of Outreach Ministries

    Rev. Jamalyn Peigh Williamson

    Pastor of Outreach Ministries

    Pastor Jamalyn's passion for outreach may have been nurtured in Haiti, where she worked for many years, but it has grown exponentially in Indianapolis where she combines it with her business acumen, theological training and notorious wit to lead one of St. Luke's largest ministry efforts. 

    317-846-3404 x384

Administration & Operations

  • Nancy Lange, Executive Director of Administration & Operations

    Nancy Lange

    Executive Director of Administration & Operations

    Like every great coach, Nancy has a way with a whiteboard and a drive that keeps the team on its toes. Clearly her passion is fueled by a commitment to helping people find hope for themselves and give hope to others.

    317-846-3404 x391
  • Kathy Alexander, Finance Assistant

    Kathy Alexander

    Finance Assistant

    Kathy brings a ready laugh and administrative skills into her role at St. Luke’s. Who knew bookkeeping could be so much fun?

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  • Allison Flickinger, Coordinator of Weddings

    Allison Flickinger

    Coordinator of Weddings

    While it is a job that is not for the faint of heart, Allison loves helping families plan weddings; and it shows. With a facility that is in high-demand, Allison juggles schedules, space, set up and nervous couples with grace and calm.

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  • Julie Gentry, Director of Information Technology

    Julie Gentry

    Director of Information Technology

    With an Information Technology pedigree that would be beyond the understanding of the casual observer, Julie decided to come to St. Luke's to connect her vast IT knowledge with her other passion: following Christ. It's a win-win.

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  • Faina Kleyner, Director of Finance

    Faina Kleyner

    Director of Finance

    Faina not only takes care of all the accounting and finance matters at St. Luke's, including timely paychecks, but she also coordinates a team of volunteers for high quality finance work. Russia's loss of this remarkable woman more than two decades ago is clearly St. Luke's gain.

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  • Buffy Perkins, Coordinator of Outside Events

    Buffy Perkins

    Coordinator of Outside Events

    Project Management has been Buffy's focus for a majority of her career.  She enjoys working with people and helping them execute their vision.  No matter how big or small your event, Buffy will make sure all the details are complete!

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  • Cara Scott, Administrative Assistant

    Cara Scott

    Administrative Assistant

    With a mind for detail and organization, Cara supports the administrative and communication efforts of the congregation, while assisting front office operations. She is occasionally guilty of bringing sweet treats to her colleagues - whether they deserve them or not.

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  • Marsha Thompson, Executive Assistant to Senior  Pastor

    Marsha Thompson

    Executive Assistant to Senior Pastor

    Marsha brings nearly two decades of administrative management to her work at St. Luke's. Just as important, she brings a heart for the mission and ministry of the church and its leadership. Plus, she keeps chocolate on her desk.

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  • Cheryl Wyatt, Administrative Assistant

    Cheryl Wyatt

    Administrative Assistant

    Cheryl comes to us with more than 30 years of experience as a professional vocalist both in and out of churches. Her contagious smile at the front desk instantly welcomes our visitors and lets everyone know how happy we are that they are here!  

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Adult Discipleship

  • Susan Fuquay, Director of Ministries

    Susan Fuquay

    Director of Ministries

    Susan Fuquay has been on staff in United Methodist churches for over 20 years leading youth, children and adult discipleship. She is the creator of Disciple Fast Track, has one of the biggest smiles around and is passionate about helping people explore Scripture and grow in their faith.

    317-846-3404 x340
  • Rev. Eric Burton-Krieger, Pastor of Adult Discipleship

    Rev. Eric Burton-Krieger

    Pastor of Adult Discipleship

    Eric joins the staff from Nashville, Tenn., where he attended Vanderbilt Divinity School, and helped launch a small group ministry for a large United Methodist congregation. You'll know Eric when you see him. He's the tall guy in the bow tie. He really likes coffee.

    317-846-3404 x312
  • Betty Brandt, Director of Spiritual Life Center

    Betty Brandt

    Director of Spiritual Life Center

    Betty facilitates programming, co-ordinates hundreds of volunteers and teachers, welcomes new and creative ideas and helps people find an outlet for their passions and dreams. She is a force of nature.

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  • Terri Coe, Director of New Here Ministry

    Terri Coe

    Director of New Here Ministry

    Terri has been with St. Luke's nearly two decades, teaching classes and training teachers for much of that time. But today's newest members know Terri in her new call to ministry, helping connect new people to the faith community.

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  • Dorothy Eads, Administrative Assistant of Adult Discipleship

    Dorothy Eads

    Administrative Assistant of Adult Discipleship

    Dorothy brings attention to detail, a deep faith and experience working with lawyers to help organize Adult Discipleship.  As with her family, she is usually a step ahead of Eric and Susan!

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  • Dr. Adolf Hansen, Theologian in Residence

    Dr. Adolf Hansen

    Theologian in Residence

    Dr. Hansen believes every disciple of Jesus Christ who is in the process of seeking understanding of his or her faith is a theologian. He keeps reading, writing and teaching to call out the theologian in each St. Luke's member and guest.

  • Mindie Moore, Director of Emerging Adult Ministries

    Mindie Moore

    Director of Emerging Adult Ministries

    Working with college-aged youth and young adults is important to Mindie. She desires to see this generation thrive in their faith. It's just that simple.

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  • Debra Peek, Administrative Assistant of New Here Ministry

    Debra Peek

    Administrative Assistant of New Here Ministry

    You won't find her B.S or her M.S. in Education degrees hanging on the wall in her office, but make no mistake: Debra Peek is a teacher's teacher. She lends 30+ years of experience to her work at St. Luke's, to say nothing of her volunteer work in Worship and the Arts.

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  • Holly Whitacre, Hospitality Coordinator

    Holly Whitacre

    Hospitality Coordinator

    Holly is a native Cincinnatian who loves calling Indy her new home. Holly taught elementary school children for 22 years and is loving her new position as Hospitality Coordinator. She loves to hike with her husband, Rob, explore Indy with daughter, Kaitlynn, and drink lots of coffee...perfect for the gal who orders the Sunday coffee for St. Luke's.

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Care

  • Rev. David Williamson, Teaching Pastor

    Rev. David Williamson

    Teaching Pastor

    From engaging Haitian orphans one-on-one to leading young families to be a force for good in their rural Indiana community, Pastor Dave has a heart for helping people find their greatest potential. Applying those skills at St. Luke's, he has developed strong, driven teams in Family's and Men's ministries.

    317-846-3404 x385
  • Laura Marine, Administrative Assistant of Care

    Laura Marine

    Administrative Assistant of Care

    In a job that demands skill, patience and organization, Laura offers all of the above. Her compassionate spirit serves her well as she communicates with hundreds of members and families who cross her path.

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  • Mary Katherine Schnitz, Director of Stephen Ministry and Funerals

    Mary Katherine Schnitz

    Director of Stephen Ministry and Funerals

    Sometimes called "Sister Mary Katherine" Mary Katherine spends much of her time visiting bereaved families, nursing home residents and hospital patients - when she is not training Stephen Ministers to be care givers to the large St. Luke's community.

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  • Adra Wheeler, Coordinator of Elder Ministries

    Adra Wheeler

    Coordinator of Elder Ministries

    Don't try to beat her at Euchre, and never underestimate her ability to deliver a team of volunteers to stuff envelopes. A deep well of humor and fun, Adra also wins the "most photogenic" award for the staff. Really. None of her pictures were goofy.

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Children

  • Lauren Hacker, Family Ministry Assistant

    Lauren Hacker

    Family Ministry Assistant

    Lauren comes to her position with a love for details and organizing, hence her love of puzzles!  She also really likes knee socks and bacon!  If you want to know how to relate to Lauren, she is an INFJ on the Myers Briggs scale, so helping others is what she lives for.

    317-846-3404, ext. 344
  • Natalie  Kennedy, Nursery Coordinator

    Natalie Kennedy

    Nursery Coordinator

    You know those people that children are naturally drawn to? That’s Natalie. Her superpower? Chaos management. She’s the first face you’ll find in the nursery- crawling around with the toddlers, juggling 3 infants, or soothing parents’ concerns about their little ones. Go enjoy worship- Natalie’s got this!

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  • Patrice Smith, Assistant Director of Children

    Patrice Smith

    Assistant Director of Children's Ministry

    If you pop in on Sunday mornings, you'll find Patrice leading God honoring worship, welcoming new families & in search of the best blueberry donut in the bunch! She's a wife & mom of two young girls, a talented singer & a DIY junkie. Joanna Gaines is her spirit animal & HGTV is her jam. If you're in search of creativity, she's your girl! 

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  • Becky Volk, Baptism and Child Care Coordinator

    Becky Volk

    Baptism and Child Care Coordinator

    An almost-life-long Indy gal, Becky & her husband raised their daughter here (she is now at the U of Michigan) to be near family. Becky has reluctantly become a Wolverines fan, unless, of course, they are playing her beloved Butler Bulldogs! 

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Communications

  • Deleath Blomberg, Communications Director

    Deleath Blomberg

    Communications Director

    Keeping everyone “in the loop” about the goings-on at St. Luke’s is Deleath’s primary goal.  The secondary goal is to enable the enrichment of spiritual lives through the ensuing involvement and participation in a myriad of opportunities.  If all of this can be done with good humor, even better!

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  • Cam Hershberger, Videographer

    Cam Hershberger

    Videographer

    Cam comes to St. Luke's with a passion for helping us communicate our ministries and activities in an engaging way. 

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  • Jeanne Lewis, Graphic Designer

    Jeanne Lewis

    Graphic Designer

    Jeanne is a rebounder on the St. Luke’s staff!  Having been on staff many years ago, she’s back in the fold after raising her children and keeping her skills sharp as a freelancer.  She brings an artistic eye and passion to everything she creates.

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Facilities

  • Kelly Scott, Manager of Facilities & Grounds

    Kelly Scott

    Manager of Facilities & Grounds

    A life-long member of St. Luke's one of Kelly's first jobs was on the facilities team, where he served for eight years while he was in school. So, when he graduated from IUPUI, it just made sense for him to come back as a manager. #homegrown

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  • Leslie Hazelwood, Facilities Team Member

    Leslie Hazelwood

    Facilities Team Member

    Imagine a job where you make sure the building is spotless... so that 4,000 people can wander through and get it dirty again. You may call her St. Leslie of St. Luke's. You can also make her job a little more pleasant every time you clean up behind yourself.

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  • Tujuianna Lockhart, Facilities Team Member

    Tujuianna Lockhart

    Facilities Team Member

    Tijuianna ensures the preschool facilities are in tip top shape for our young visitors.

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  • Rich Wisman, Facilities Team Member

    Rich Wisman

    Facilities Team Member

    Whether he's unlocking the doors at some ridiculous hour of a dark, winter morning - or tending to the zillions of details that keep a facility this size and this busy functioning well, Rich brings willing hands and a kind heart to his work.

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  • Earl Woodard, Facilities Team Member

    Earl Woodard

    Facilities Team Member

    If you're looking for a big smile at the end of your day, especially if you're a Cubs fan, be sure to look for Earl in our hallways!

  • April Wyatt, Facilities Team Member

    April Wyatt

    Facilities Team Member
    Not knowing the definition of "no", April always brings a willing spirit, full of joy, to our facilities team and to all of St. Luke's.

     

Outreach

  • Rev. Jamalyn Peigh Williamson, Pastor of Outreach Ministries

    Rev. Jamalyn Peigh Williamson

    Pastor of Outreach Ministries

    Pastor Jamalyn's passion for outreach may have been nurtured in Haiti, where she worked for many years, but it has grown exponentially in Indianapolis where she combines it with her business acumen, theological training and notorious wit to lead one of St. Luke's largest ministry efforts. 

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  • Mary Hach, Coordinator of Outreach Ministries

    Mary Hach

    Coordinator of Outreach Ministries

    It's another holiday with Mary... And we don't mean Mary Poppins. Mary Hach connects, communicates, organizes, and assists in all aspects of Outreach to keep this massive ministry running like a well-oiled machine. She's practically perfect in every way.

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  • Andrea Leadford, Associate Director of Outreach

    Andrea Leadford

    Associate Director of Outreach

    With 10 years of experience in social services, if you are looking for community resources, Andrea is who you want by your side!  She brings a passion for helping and serving others to St. Luke's.

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Preschool & Parents' Day Out

  • Laurie Highsmith, Director of Weekday Early Childhood Programs

    Laurie Highsmith

    Director of Weekday Early Childhood Programs

    After 20 years in the IPS system, Laurie followed her heart and opened a Christian preschool on the near east side for children in poverty.  She loves working with very young children in a church setting to enrich their very first experience in school. 

     
     

     

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  • Lauri Evans, Asst. Director, Weekday Early Childhood Programs

    Lauri Evans

    Asst. Director, Weekday Early Childhood Programs
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  • Carol Whitsitt, Assistant Director of Weekday Early Childhood Programs

    Carol Whitsitt

    Assistant Director of Weekday Early Childhood Programs

    Carol comes to the preschool with a musical background, having taught band and choir for twenty years.  She married late in life, had a daughter, followed her to preschool and decided to stay!

Worship & Arts

  • Rev. David Williamson, Teaching Pastor

    Rev. David Williamson

    Teaching Pastor

    From engaging Haitian orphans one-on-one to leading young families to be a force for good in their rural Indiana community, Pastor Dave has a heart for helping people find their greatest potential. Applying those skills at St. Luke's, he has developed strong, driven teams in Family's and Men's ministries.

    317-846-3404 x385
  • Marsha Coyner, Director of Joyful Rhythms

    Marsha Coyner

    Director of Joyful Rhythms

    Marsha, a ringer herself, knows what it takes to coax magical sound from a hand-bell choir. With ringers from junior high to senior adult, expert to beginner musicians, she graces worship services, as well as innovative outreach opportunities with this special music frequently.

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  • Dawn Fitch, Ministry Assistant

    Dawn Fitch

    Ministry Assistant

    As a long time member of St. Luke's and member of the Chancel Choir, Dawn has a knowledge of all things St. Luke's!  She brings an abundance of energy and organizing ability to the team.  She comes to the staff after teaching high school math and looks forward to this new adventure!

    317-846-3404, ext. 338
  • Barbara Hobbs, Director of Wesleyan Ringers

    Barbara Hobbs

    Director of Wesleyan Ringers

    Barbara loves directing bells so much that she came out of retirement to direct the Wesleyan Ringers!  She enjoys helping this group of talented ringers prepare to play for worship each month and being a part of the St. Luke's musical team.

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  • Charles Manning, Assistant Director of Music Ministries & Organist

    Charles Manning

    Assistant Director of Music Ministries & Organist

    While his musical pedigree (like that of many of the St. Luke's musical staff) is long, most St. Luke's worshippers receive the result of all that education and training as a spiritual experience when Charles touches the keyboard of the St. Luke's organ.

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  • Margaret Spilker, Coordinator of Orchestra

    Margaret Spilker

    Coordinator of Orchestra

    It may look simple when an orchestra of 40 players effortlessly lifts a song into the rafters. But if Margaret hadn't been in the process, chances are, it would not have happened at all.

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  • Mark Squire, Director of Worship & Arts

    Mark Squire

    Director of Worship & Arts

    As an accomplished conductor, vocalist and keyboardist Mark can be a serious guy. He speaks with ease about complex topics like transcendence, transformation, cultural trends and systemic process. But he lights up most when there's a group singing God's praises.

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  • Gay Talbert, Director of Music, Children & Youth

    Gay Talbert

    Director of Music, Children & Youth

    Gay brings a wonderful passion for connecting with children and youth throughout the church and community, using music as a powerful instrument for worship, faith-development and fun!

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  • Francis Wyatt, Director Contemporary Worship & Arts

    Francis Wyatt

    Director Contemporary Worship & Arts

    "Experiencing diversity and passion through music and life" are what drives Francis.  The unique styles needed for the contemporary worship service at St. Luke's is the perfect match for the worship leader God has made him to be.

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  • Bob Zehr, Orchestra Conductor

    Bob Zehr

    Orchestra Conductor

    Bob Zehr has been a visionary leader at St. Luke's for nearly three decades. His credits range from creating the St. Luke's Orchestra, to leading capital campaigns. Each Easter we celebrate a second miracle when the orchestra plays in two different worship settings a few minutes apart. 

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Youth Ministries

  • Kevin Davis, Director of Youth Ministries

    Kevin Davis

    Director of Youth Ministries

    Kevin loves to be outdoors. That's a good thing when your job is leading roughly 200 youth. Kevin leads the St. Luke's youth ministry team, developing them as leaders of leaders, as they strive to deepen the spiritual lives of this generation of St. Luke's.

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  • Heather Campbell, Middle School Ministry

    Heather Campbell

    Middle School Ministry

    Heather's sweet spot is with middle school students, using passionate volunteers and mass quantities of coffee to create environments where they can thrive. She talks a lot about her one-eyed cat, and her claim to fame is coining the term "Modge."

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  • Lauren Hacker, Family Ministry Assistant

    Lauren Hacker

    Family Ministry Assistant

    Lauren comes to her position with a love for details and organizing, hence her love of puzzles!  She also really likes knee socks and bacon!  If you want to know how to relate to Lauren, she is an INFJ on the Myers Briggs scale, so helping others is what she lives for.

    317-846-3404, ext. 344
  • Josh Sweeney, High School Ministry

    Josh Sweeney

    High School Ministry

    A transplant from the Southeast, Josh loves working with High School students by engaging and helping them grow in their faith personally and to the community around them. Most of his time is spent with his wife Anna and their dog Abby. 

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