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For questions or more information about how Congregational Care can provide support for you, you can call the church at 913-897-0120 during normal business hours (M-F, 9 am – 5 pm), or fill out this form and we will contact you.

After Hours

If there is an emergency after office hours, please call our pager number at 913-544-0799. The pastor on call will return your page as soon as possible.

Connection & Care Pastors

If you would like to reach out to one of our pastors, you can use the information here:

Our Pastoral Team

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Wendy Lyons Chrostek

Leawood Location Pastor

Wendy is honored to be the Leawood Location Pastor. She is married to Scott Chrostek, the Executive Director of Ministry and Programs. They share two amazing children - Freddy and Poppy.Keep Reading
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Lydia Kim

Leawood Pastoral Care Resident

Lydia is a Kansas City native who joined the staff in 2016. She served as a KiDSCOR Nursery Senior Associate before becoming a Pastor of Connection and Care at the Leawood location in 2021.Lydia worked as a marriage and family therapist before being called into... Keep Reading
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Glen Shoup

Connection and Care Pastor

After his undergraduate work, Glen went to seminary at Nazarene Theological Seminary in Kansas City. Following seminary, he moved to Florida with his wife Brenda where he served churches in both the Gainesville and Tampa area. In 2005, they moved back to Kansas City... Keep Reading
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Dennis Apple

Leawood Connection & Care Pastor

Dennis has served as a congregational care pastor since 2018. A native of Indiana (oldest of ten children), he graduated from Olivet Nazarene University and earned his M. Div. from Nazarene Theological Seminary. He has been a pastor, associate pastor and also served... Keep Reading
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Cherie Chapman

Bio coming soon!Keep Reading
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Darryl Burton

Leawood Connection & Care Pastor

Darryl joined staff in August of 2014. He is a Congregational Care Pastor for COR. He loves Jesus and wants to tell the world about Jesus' message of "Grace, Love, Hope, and Forgiveness."Darryl went to Lincoln University, Northwestern Community College, and Saint... Keep Reading
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Ally Drummond

Leawood Pastoral Care Intern

She is born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri, and is currently also a student at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. At UMKC she is finishing her undergraduate degree in Sociology with plans to then pursue a Masters of Divinity to become ordained in the United... Keep Reading
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Josh Seifert

Resurrection Fellow

Coming soon!Keep Reading
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Jenifer Schultz

Leawood Pastoral Care Resident

Jen Schultz, serving with Pastor Tino Herrera, is a second-year seminary student at Saint Paul School of Theology earning a Master of Divinity with an emphasis in Wesleyan Studies. Having a passion for walking with the marginalized, Jen plans to earn a Doctor of... Keep Reading
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Tom Langhofer

Recovery Ministries Pastor

Tom joined staff in July of 2017. He leads all of the recovery programs for the church. Tom's concern for those wrestling with addiction is personal. He struggled with addiction to alcohol and had to surrender his addiction to Jesus Christ to set him free. He still... Keep Reading
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Emily Stirewalt

Silver Link Pastor

After ten years in the local church, Emily stepped away to explore the calling God first laid on her heart at 20 years of age, which was to chaplaincy. Stepping into this role allows her to offer pastoral care, which is her greatest passion while also being a... Keep Reading
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Ashley Morgan Kirk

Online Connection & Care Pastor

After seven years of formal higher education in religion, including a Bachelor's in Religion from Greenville University and a Master of Divinity from Emory University, Ashley says that being a pastor has finally helped her understand that you can't figure out God. Her... Keep Reading
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Care Ministers

We strive to do ministry with excellence. With a church of our size, we rely on Care Ministers (CMs) who are volunteers specifically trained to serve alongside our pastors and staff, making hospital visits, praying, listening and providing one-on-one comfort and encouragement to our congregation.

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Emergency Assistance

If a financial emergency occurs that threatens an individual or family's ability to provide for basic needs (shelter, food, transportation), we may be able to help.

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