Our Staff

our staff

Pastoral Staff

Reverend Dr. Alice Purvis
Senior Pastor,
Reverend Dr. Alice Purvis
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Rev. Dr. Alice Purvis is a native Kansan who has also spent time in Illinois, Texas and across the border from McAllen in Reynosa, Mexico.  She was raised in a Methodist family, her father being a pastor in the former Kansas East Conference.  Receiving her undergraduate degree from K-State she worked a number of years in the disability field where she completed work on her Masters in Rehabilitation Counseling.  Then after some time in Illinois she began to sense the call to seminary and full time ministry.    She first spent a few years on the Texas/Mexico border doing mission work then finally ended up at St. Paul School of Theology in Kansas City earning her M.div and then more recently completing work for a Doctor of Ministry in Revitalizing Congregations.
Pastor Alice has been pastoring churches in Kansas since 2000.  She has two adult sons, one married with three children and the other living and working in Chanute and one "sort of daughter" whose daughter thinks of Alice as her grandma. She enjoys camping, music, games, reading, her grandkids and anything K-State.
Administrative Assistant, Marci Casteel
Administrative Assistant,
Marci Casteel
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Music Director – Rebecca Timmons
Music Director,
Rebecca Timmons
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Organist – Twila Schoolcraft
Twila Schoolcraft
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Head Usher – Fred Lorentz
Head Usher,
Fred Lorentz
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