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Our Staff

Katie Eck

Church Administrator


Tricia Kiely

Director of Children's Ministries
Tricia and her husband Ray came to Liberty in 2001 and found both a home and a church family in which to raise their three children Hannah, Patrick and Reagan. For the past ten years Tricia has been ...

Elliott Gonzalez

Director of Student and Young Adult Ministries
Elliott Gonzalez has served as a student director in the Kansas City area since 2006 and started at Liberty United Methodist Church in July 2011. Elliott graduated from Southwest Baptist University ...

Joy Gonzalez

Director of Student and Young Adult Ministries
Joy Gonzalez has served as a student director in the Kansas City area since 2004 and started at Liberty United Methodist Church in July 2011. Joy graduated from Evangel University in Springfield, ...

Amy Steinbeck

Director of Member Care & Discipleship
Amy began working at LUMC in 2008. Her love for people and her passion for serving Jesus enables her to care for the members of congregation in a personal and loving way. Married to James, and mother...

Katie Johannes

Director of Hilltop Preschool


Bryan Taylor

Director of Traditional Music and Worship Arts


Heath Nuckolls

Interim Contemporary Worship Leader


Wendy Coffey

Director - Finance & Accounting
Wendy was raised in the Methodist church in the Kansas City area as a preacher’s daughter. She has a B.S. in Business Administration in Marketing and an MBA in Finance from the University of Missouri...

Lora Winkler

Director of Outreach


Kevin Fisher

Coordinator of DIRT Team & Faithworks


Jennifer Mock

Sunday Childcare Coordinator


Teresa Watson

Hilltop Preschool Administrative Assistant


Kizan Williams

Children's Ministry Administrative Assistant


Chris King

Technical Ministries Coordinator


Rich Braymer

Maintenance and Custodial Manager


Sharon Parker

Handbell and Organist