The Rev. Dr. Kevin P. Gregory

  Kevin became Senior Pastor of St. John United Church of Christ in 2007. He is originally from the suburbs of Chicago where he attended Elmhurst College. After completing his bachelor’s degree, Kevin went on to receive his Master of Divinity degree from Eden Theological Seminary. In 2008, Kevin graduated...

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Mr. Tim Osiek

Tim Osiek has served as music director at St. John UCC for over 12 years.  He plays piano, organ, and trumpet, and enjoys incorporating many different styles of music in the service, including jazz.  In addition to playing during worship, Tim is the director of the Sanctuary Choir, Bell Choir,...

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Dr. Michael V. Smith

  Michael became the part-time organist for St. John UCC Manchester on December 4, 2016. Michael is the E. Desmond Lee Endowed Professor of Music Education at the University of Missouri – St. Louis. He directs the E. Desmond Lee Fine Arts Education Collaborative and teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in...

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Ms. Cindy Boddy

  Cindy is native to St. Louis born and reared! She and her three brothers were all baptized and confirmed in UCC churches. She is a graduate of Pattonville High School and as a junior in high school began her career with the school district. She served as secretary in...

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Nursery Attendants

  -Sarah Reger & Jean O’Neil- Our church warmly welcomes children of all ages with the hope that, through our Sunday School classes and other church activities, they will experience God’s abundant love for them. Our goal is to include them as important members of our faith community and help...

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  (From left to right) -Ed Morton, Roy Weihe, Howard Anton, Reid Hoadley and George Ruh- The Caretakers are responsible for opening and closing the church building on Sunday mornings, as well as special services during the week. They often go above and beyond specified duties to make sure things...

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