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. Jevon Caldwell-Gross, Pastor

    Rev. Jevon Caldwell-Gross

    Pastor

    This Michigan native and Ivy Leaguer is happy to be back in the Midwest and working side-by-side with his wife in ministry. With three young children, he is looking forward to working with families at various milestone events so that deep connections are encouraged and strengthened within our congregation!

  • Rev. Nicole Caldwell-Gross, Pastor of Outreach and Missions

    Rev. Nicole Caldwell-Gross

    Pastor of Outreach and Missions

    Nicole brings a wealth of missions experience with her to St. Luke's and has quickly gotten in the thick of our Outreach efforts! This Princeton grad hails from Michigan, is the mother of three and is always on the prowl for the best burger joints in town!

  • Rev. Regina Proctor, Pastor of Care Ministries

    Rev. Regina Proctor

    Pastor of Care Ministries

    By joining us at St. Luke's, Regina is coming "back home again". A born Hoosier, she took a slight road trip and spent time in Nashville, TN, where she and husband Rick raised their two sons. She loves being a Hoosier again and has the heart and spirit to lead us in our Congregational Care!

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, Director of Marketing and Communications

    Deleath Blomberg

    Director of Marketing and Communications

    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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  • 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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  • Susan Fuquay, Director of Program Ministry

    Susan Fuquay

    Director of Program Ministry

    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 HR, Administration & Operations

    Nancy Lange

    Executive Director of HR, 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. Jevon Caldwell-Gross, Pastor

    Rev. Jevon Caldwell-Gross

    Pastor

    This Michigan native and Ivy Leaguer is happy to be back in the Midwest and working side-by-side with his wife in ministry. With three young children, he is looking forward to working with families at various milestone events so that deep connections are encouraged and strengthened within our congregation!

  • Rev. Nicole Caldwell-Gross, Pastor of Outreach and Missions

    Rev. Nicole Caldwell-Gross

    Pastor of Outreach and Missions

    Nicole brings a wealth of missions experience with her to St. Luke's and has quickly gotten in the thick of our Outreach efforts! This Princeton grad hails from Michigan, is the mother of three and is always on the prowl for the best burger joints in town!

  • Rev. Regina Proctor, Pastor of Care Ministries

    Rev. Regina Proctor

    Pastor of Care Ministries

    By joining us at St. Luke's, Regina is coming "back home again". A born Hoosier, she took a slight road trip and spent time in Nashville, TN, where she and husband Rick raised their two sons. She loves being a Hoosier again and has the heart and spirit to lead us in our Congregational Care!

Administration & Operations

  • Nancy Lange, Executive Director of HR, Administration & Operations

    Nancy Lange

    Executive Director of HR, 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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  • 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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  • Rachel Ferry, Manager of Events and Hospitality

    Rachel Ferry

    Manager of Events and Hospitality

    Instantly, upon meeting Rachel, it is obvious that she's an always-smiling extrovert which makes her the perfect Events Coordinator! She loves taking her Giant Schnauzer, Wrigley on walks and surprisingly, also enjoys watching Cubs games. Fishing with her husband, watching reruns with her daughter and discovering new music with her son also top her list of preferred activities.

  • Mary Hach, Sr. Assistant Human Resources, Administration and Operations

    Mary Hach

    Sr. Assistant Human Resources, Administration and Operations

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

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  • Bruce Hill, IT Director

    Bruce Hill

    IT Director

    Bruce was born and raised in Indy and spent many years in IT and HR at Lilly.  He loves going fast, and although that is mainly experienced through roller coasters at this point, he has built two cars during his life and dreams in fast mode!

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  • Marty Hoyle, Front Office Administrative Assistant

    Marty Hoyle

    Front Office Administrative Assistant

    If you ever need a smile, come see Marty!  We were lucky to have her as a volunteer first, and then even luckier when she joined the staff part-time at the front desk!  After retiring as an investigator in the legal field she realized how much she missed being around people and helping others.  She also enjoys serving the staff her baked goodies and they like to make her feel needed by eating them!

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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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  • John Kouns, Technology and Software Applications Manager

    John Kouns

    Technology and Software Applications Manager

    John has worked in both ministry and technology, so he brings a set of experiences that fit St. Luke's well!  An outdoors-man at heart, John loves roller coasters, has raced sailboats and enjoys camping anywhere with his wife and two daughters, but especially anywhere in Colorado!

    317-846-3404, ext. 315
  • Cara Scott, Administrative Assistant for Operations and Administration

    Cara Scott

    Administrative Assistant for Operations and Administration

    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; Office Manager

    Marsha Thompson

    Executive Assistant to Senior Pastor; Office Manager

    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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Adult Discipleship

  • Susan Fuquay, Director of Program Ministry

    Susan Fuquay

    Director of Program Ministry

    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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  • 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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  • 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 Young Adults & College

    Mindie Moore

    Director of Young Adults & College

    This young mother of two considers caffeine one of her primary food groups. She passionately shares her love of coffee with our young adults and 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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Care

  • Rev. Regina Proctor, Pastor of Care Ministries

    Rev. Regina Proctor

    Pastor of Care Ministries

    By joining us at St. Luke's, Regina is coming "back home again". A born Hoosier, she took a slight road trip and spent time in Nashville, TN, where she and husband Rick raised their two sons. She loves being a Hoosier again and has the heart and spirit to lead us in our Congregational Care!

  • Kevin Davis, Director of Visitation

    Kevin Davis

    Director of Visitation

    Transitioning from Youth Director to Director of Visitation has opened Kevin's eyes to the joy of working with people in more than a six year age span.  He's learning and growing in new ways and senses how he can use his gifts with a wider variety of ages and stages.

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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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  • 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 Care

    Mary Katherine Schnitz

    Director of Care

    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

  • Jennifer Ebner, Director of Nursery and Early Years Ministry

    Jennifer Ebner

    Director of Nursery and Early Years Ministry

    Jennifer has gallivanted around the world as an Arabic Linguist for the Navy with her two daughters and husband.  Favorite places to live involve anywhere with a coast, but she's excited to be back home again, in Indiana.   She believes in a very simple goal: make sure each child experiences God's love and our church's love each time they walk through our doors!  

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  • Patrice Smith, Director of Elementary Ministries

    Patrice Smith

    Director of Elementary Ministries

    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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  • Nicole Black, Assistant, Early Years and Childcare Ministries

    Nicole Black

    Assistant, Early Years and Childcare Ministries

    Nicole loves St. Luke's so much she decided to join the staff!  A native of the Chicago suburbs, Nicole came to Indiana to attend IU, met her husband, and is now the mother of 2 children and 3 fur babies.  With a design degree, she brings a fresh creativity to this position and a passion for helping children express their creativity through the arts. She loves playing with children and getting to know them and their families.  

  • Lauren Hacker, Early Years Assistant

    Lauren Hacker

    Early Years 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 and is passionate about volunteering with Pine Creek UMC camp!  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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  • Lisa  Meredith,  Assistant Director of Elementary Ministry

    Lisa Meredith

    Assistant Director of Elementary Ministry

    While raising her two daughters, Lisa was very active in volunteering in many areas here at St. Luke's, but found that she especially has a passion for teaching and mentoring children.  She loves spending time with them, getting to know their families, and being able to use her creativity in her position. 

  • 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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Communications

  • Deleath Blomberg, Director of Marketing and Communications

    Deleath Blomberg

    Director of Marketing and Communications

    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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  • Matt Bays, Content Designer

    Matt Bays

    Content Designer

    A worship leader for 21 years, this published author is fueled by heavy doses of coffee and loves being the father of two teenage girls.  While typically very upbeat, he will admit to a jealousy of strong hairlines on others.

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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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  • Jay Rigsby, Assistant Manager, Facilities and Grounds

    Jay Rigsby

    Assistant Manager, Facilities and Grounds

    Jay, a native Hoosier, brings many years of experience to St. Luke’s.  He believes that the main function of the facilities team is to minimize any physical building distractions for the congregation when they come to worship our Lord.  While performing facilities functions, many opportunities arise for him to uplift, console or care for fellow staff members, congregants or others.  Some laughter along the way helps all of this work. 

  • 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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  • 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. Nicole Caldwell-Gross, Pastor of Outreach and Missions

    Rev. Nicole Caldwell-Gross

    Pastor of Outreach and Missions

    Nicole brings a wealth of missions experience with her to St. Luke's and has quickly gotten in the thick of our Outreach efforts! This Princeton grad hails from Michigan, is the mother of three and is always on the prowl for the best burger joints in town!

  • Andrea Leadford, Director of Outreach Ministry

    Andrea Leadford

    Director of Outreach Ministry

    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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  • Rachel Purviance, Outreach Coordinator

    Rachel Purviance

    Outreach Coordinator

    Rachel attributes her LOVE of Christmas to being raised near Santa Claus, IN. Her Goldendoodle, Fallon, is named after the comedian (Jimmy) whom she has seen in person twice. She's a big fan! And she is also  heavily involved in an Indy based nonprofit, Brackets For Good, that  raises money for missions through online, bracket-style fundraising competitions. 

Preschool & Parents' Day Out

  • Carol Whitsitt, Director of Weekday Early Childhood Programs

    Carol Whitsitt

    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 & the Arts

  •  Dr. Jeff Rogers, Director of Traditional Worship and the Arts

    Dr. Jeff Rogers

    Director of Traditional Worship and the Arts

    Jeff comes to us from Ocala, FL and is passionate about leading traditional worship and music. As a PK - "Pastor's Kid" he has years of involvement with church music under his belt (as well as a Doctorate in Worship Studies) and is looking forward to putting his stamp on St. Luke's. His recent claim to fame, however, is riding over 500 roller coasters! A passion that he and his wife Lauren are passing along to their two enthusiastic sons.

  • Marsha Coyner, Director of Joyful Rhythms Handbells

    Marsha Coyner

    Director of Joyful Rhythms Handbells

    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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  • Delbert Cottrell, Director of AV Media

    Delbert Cottrell

    Director of AV Media
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  • Dawn Fitch, Ministry Assistant

    Dawn Fitch

    Ministry Assistant

    As a long time member of St. Luke's and 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
  • Rebecca Holt, Director of Wesleyan Ringers

    Rebecca Holt

    Director of Wesleyan Ringers

    With a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Choral Music Education, and years of experience ringing and directing, Rebecca comes to St. Luke's fully prepared to lead the Wesleyan Ringers on the first Sunday of each month! She also leads two other churches in their handbell fun and frivolity, so she has become quite ecumenical in her music-making!

  • Katie Kouns, Director of New Song

    Katie Kouns

    Director of New Song

    Katie moved here in 2013 with husband John and two daughters from Phoenix, Arizona...which sounds insane, but she loves being a Hoosier (including the snow!). She has been singing and performing for over 35 years and can be heard on various movie soundtracks and advertising jingles. She has been a public school choral director for 22 years and is currently the Director of Choirs at Carmel High School.  

  • Margaret Spilker, Orchestra Coordinator

    Margaret Spilker

    Orchestra Coordinator

    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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  • Bob Zehr, Orchestra Director

    Bob Zehr

    Orchestra Director

    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. On the third Sunday of each month, you will find Bob leading the orchestra in our Traditional services.

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Youth Ministries

  • Travis Bannon, Director of High School Ministry

    Travis Bannon

    Director of High School Ministry

    Originally from the West Lafayette area, Travis is a graduate of Indiana Wesleyan and deftly skirts the IU/Purdue question whenever it arises. He loves sports, all things outdoors, has lots of hobbies, and is passionate about leadership development with youth and youth leaders.  He loves the Lord and is always excited to share his faith. 

  • Heather Kenison, Director of Middle School Ministry

    Heather Kenison

    Director of 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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  • Nancy Jarosinski, Youth Ministry Assistant

    Nancy Jarosinski

    Youth Ministry Assistant