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Abundant Life Staff and Teams

The Abundant Life staff is here to come alongside you in community to teach, grow, pray, encourage, and equip you as you fulfill your mission for His kingdom.

ABUNDANT LIFE STAFF

Executive Leadership Team

The Executive Leadership Team works together to fulfill the mission of seeing lives changed by Jesus and to shape the vision and direction of Abundant Life church.

Phil Hopper

Lead Pastor

Bart Cox

Senior Executive Pastor

Chad Glover

Executive Teaching and Crossroads Campus Pastor

Lance Harrington

Executive Pastor of Campuses

Debbie Stiegler

Executive Director of Ministry

Shawn Struckmeier

Executive Pastor of Worship

Cory Weeda

Chief Operating Officer
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Jeff

Executive Pastor Missions and Counseling 
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Dave

Senior Executive of Finance & Operations

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Adult Care Ministry Team

The Abundant Life Adult Care Team works together to ensure all adult groups and ministries provide the necessary support, resources, studies, and opportunities to help you grow and develop your relationship with Jesus.

Pat Koontz

Lee's Summit Campus Pastor

Dustin Rosner

Care Pastor

Mark McGaughey

Spiritual Formation Pastor

Jen Hildebrand

Women's Ministry Leader

Quincey Nicholas

Women's Ministry Coordinator

Taylor Struckmeier

Pastoral Care Coordinator

Bill Hildebrand

Family Pastor

Sarah Bailey

Homeschool Center Coordinator

Darcy Struckmeier

Homeschool Ministry Leader

Jocelyn Kepner

Family Ministry Coordinator

Sarah Madden

Homeschool Administrative Assistant

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Administration Team

The Abundant Life Administration Team works to keep ministries, groups, teams, and services running efficiently and with excellence.

Micaela Hancock

Finance & Administration Director

Shannon Brotherton

Executive Assistant

Bri Brammar

Executive Assistant

Madison Clark

Receptionist

Lisa Deacy

Executive Assistant

Krystal Dunahee

Executive Assistant

Chloe Ewing

Receptionist

Avery Kenslow

Administrative Assistant - Finance

Trisha Pygman

Administrative Assistant

Berlice Salgado

Executive Assistant

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Children’s Ministry Team

The Abundant Life Children Ministry Team works to create a safe place for kids to grow, make friends, and learn about Jesus. Through each member’s coordination and creativity, kids experience the Bible in a fun and interactive way.

Dale Hudson

Children's Pastor

Chloe Brown

Children's Ministry Coordinator

Ruth Buckland

Parent Serve Leader

Meg Gasper

Children's Event Coordinator

Angela Moody

Children's Content Creator
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Chelsea

Early Years Coordinator

Lee Livingston

Preschool Coordinator

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Communications Team

The Abundant Life Communications Team works to bring you information on upcoming events, provide you with relevant and helpful content, and produce visuals and videos to help you grow your faith.

Rachael Branson

Marketing Director

Miranda Austerman

Ministry Communications Director

Demond Robinson

Design Manager

Sarah Janchyshyn

Project Manager

Shelby Hoeing

Video Manager

Andrew Milbourn

Videographer

Olivia Poettgen

Content Writer

Micah Rott

Graphic Designer

Chandler Ramos

Videographer

John Wood

Graphic Designer

Carter Wright

Videographer

Brady Withers

Web Content Designer

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Connections

Kristin Greiner

Campus Assimilation Coordinator

Matt Hittson

Events & Café Manager

Jordan Smith

Serve Team Leader

Emalie Wance

Connections Coordinator

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Counseling Center Team

The Abundant Life Counseling Team provides emotional healing and wellness through the counselor and client's approach to healing together. They practice a counseling model that views Scripture as the key to living an abundant life.

Doug Geiger

Counseling Director

Larry Lanning

Counseling Administrative Lead

Megan Kepley

Administrative Assistant

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Facilities and Operations

The Abundant Life Facilities and Operations Team, provide management and supervision to personnel involved in maintaining the building and grounds. They also direct, coordinate, and plan necessary operations and services to ensure the facilities are welcoming, properly maintained, and secured.

Caleb Rimes

Facilities Manager

Billy Ward

Facilities Manager
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Blake

Facilities Manager

Michael Conard

Facilities Technician
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Libby Smith

Facilities Coordinator

Nic Peerson

Facilities Technician

Stephen Schmidt

Facilities Technician

Mike Silber

Facilities Technician

Andrew Veldheer

Facilities Technician

Bill Wehner

Facilities Technician

Kaleb Ewing

Facilities Technician

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Security Team

The Abundant Life Security Team, ensure the facilities and attendees are secured.

Marcus Penwell

Security Director

Jeremy Hooley

Security Manager

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Groups Ministry Team

The Abundant Life Groups Team works to ensure all groups are cared for and have the necessary resources and strong leadership so that you can continue to live a life transformed in Jesus.

Joe Christian

Groups Pastor

Derek Elliott

Groups Care Pastor

Rory Enderle

Groups Ministry Leader

Tish McMurray

Singles Ministry Leader & Executive Assistant

Jennifer Nichols

Administrative Assistant

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Human Resources Team

The Abundant Life Human Resource Team finds, screens, and trains job and internship applicants and oversees benefits, employee relationships, and safety.

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Matt

Human Resources Director

Tommye Koontz

Human Resources Generalist

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Information Technology Team

The Abundant Life Information Technology Team oversees and maintains computer network systems, and ensures technology performance and data security, so all of your information is safe.

Rusty Brotherton

IT Director

Ken Klassy

Senior Systems Engineer

Craig Gleason

Help Desk Technician

Jeremiah Christian

Help Desk Technician

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Live Sent Ministry Team

The Abundant Life Live Sent Team looks for ways to be living proof of a loving God to a watching world. They reach out through various projects and events to those far from God so that they might receive the love of God.
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Jeremy

Live Sent Team

Steve Brown

Live Sent Pastor
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Bill

Live Sent Team

Sue Horning

Food Pantry Manager

Janna Cox

Live Sent Coordinator

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Production Team

The Abundant Life Production Team works to handle behind-the-scenes tasks to prepare and air all live-streamed and in-house events. They work to set up everything from lighting and sound equipment to technology.

David Jones

Technical Director

Alex Baum

Campus Technical Director

Kiersten Wincek

Production Technician

Logan Corkins

Campus Production Technician

Shannon Henry

Production Technician

Chase Roush

Production Technician

Stephen Smith

Production Technician

Benjamin McClish

Campus Production Technician

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Re:gen Ministry Team

The Abundant Life Re:gen Team ensures that the Re:generation program is established with teaching, resources, and leaders to help you experience healing, recovery, and growth.

Jonathan Buttram

Re:gen Pastor

Desiree Hugill-Houston

Administrative Assistant
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Carol

Administrative Assistant

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Student Ministry Team

The Abundant Life Student Ministry Team prepares for and coordinates Fusion Students, a weekly youth event for 6th-12th graders. They ensure students receive biblical teaching and have a place to build community.

Toshaun Avery

Student Pastor

Paytn Schumer

Student Outreach Coordinator

Savvy Guzman

Student Operations Coordinator

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Worship Team

The Abundant Life Worship Team provides inspiring worship to help create an intimate space between you and God, allowing Him to speak to your heart as you draw near Him.

Kaleb Weaver

Worship Pastor

Caleb Schumer

Music Director

Mac Boley

Videographer

Trevor Ball

Music Director

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Young Adult Ministry Team

The Abundant Life Young Adult Team prepares for and coordinates Paradigm, a weekly gathering for 20 to 30-somethings to help them apply biblical principles relevant to that stage of life.

Jonathan Clark

Young Adult Pastor

Amber Rich

Young Adult Ministry Leader

Lindsay Bardell

Young Adult Ministry Leader

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Blue Springs Campus Team

The Abundant Life Blue Springs Campus Team welcomes those in the Blue Springs, Missouri, area to discover biblical truth. They prepare for, coordinate, teach, and worship with the congregation to encourage each other to grow in Christ.

Nick Hart

Blue Springs Campus Pastor

Jackson Frisch

Blue Springs Student Ministry Leader

Austin Henry

Blue Springs Children's Ministry Leader

Braden Hildebrand

Blue Springs Worship Pastor

Tyler King

Blue Springs Ministry Leader

Lauren Cook

Blue Springs Operations Coordinator

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Crossroads Campus Team

The Abundant Life Blue Crossroads Campus Team welcomes those in the Crossroads district of Kansas City to discover biblical truth. They prepare for, coordinate, teach, and worship with the congregation to encourage each other to grow in Christ.

Chad Glover

Executive Teaching and Crossroads Campus Pastor

Katie Ward

Ministry Leader

Mario Guzman

Crossroads Worship Leader

Darrell Robinson

Shepherding Pastor

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Independence Campus Team

The Abundant Life Independence Campus Team welcomes those in the Independence, Missouri, area to discover biblical truth. They prepare for, coordinate, teach, and worship with the congregation to encourage each other to grow in Christ.

Steven Branch

Independence Campus Pastor

Skyler Reine

Independence Worship Pastor

Mattie Prawl

Independence Receptionist & Administrative Assistant

Casey Young

Kids & Students Pastor

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Johnson County Campus Team

The Abundant Life Johnson Campus Team welcomes those in the Johnson County Campus, area to discover biblical truth. They prepare for, coordinate, teach, and worship with the congregation to encourage each other to grow in Christ.

Lance Harrington

Johnson County Campus Pastor

Rebecca Harrington

Worship Leader

Michaela Kinkhorst

Executive Assistant

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Online Campus Team

The Abundant Life Blue Online Campus Team welcomes those around the world to discover biblical truth. The Online Campus is to help you and others be a part of the body of Christ that is moving, connecting, and growing throughout the world through technology.

Kyle Worsham

Online Pastor

Kiley Masters

Online Ministry Leader

Hayley McMahan

Online Coordinator