Originally from Texas, Luke and his wife, Lisa, have lived in Arizona since 2006. They enjoy raising their three sons in the desert heat. As our Pastor, Luke directs the overall mission and ministry efforts in our church and community.
After growing up in Illinois and spending eight years in Holbrook, AZ, Kelly and her husband, Erich, have lived in the Valley since 2013. Kelly works with our middle school and high school students, and is a mother of two young children of her own.
young families ministry director
After spending her early years in the Pacific Northwest, Celeste lived in Maryland, California, and Texas along with her husband, Tim, and their daughter. Rejoining our staff in 2017, Celeste directs our ministries for families with newborn through 4th grade children.
Kim grew up on the farm in Michigan, where she and her husband, Steve, met. Now after living in Arizona for over 40 years, they have two children and one grandson. Kim directs our music programs for our 5:00 & 8:00 services.
10:30 Music Director
Hailing from Napa Valley, CA, Kip has been married to Michelle (a native of Mesa) since 2010. Kip leads our 10:30 worship band and is a nationally recognized songwriter (see www.kipfox.com).
care ministry director
A native of Washington, Kathleen and her husband, Paul (the first person baptized at St. Luke!), have been a part of our church for over 30 years. They have three children and three grandchildren. Kathleen serves as the coordinator of our care ministry programs and volunteers.
Born in Guatemala (her dad was a missionary), Dorel and her husband, Scott, have lived most of their lives and raised their two sons in Arizona. Dorel manages our front office, creates our bulletins & newsletters, and provides support for our staff.
community bridge builder
Mj and her husband, Sandy, are avid Diamondback fans, and have been a part of our church since 2016. Mj helps us develop relationships in our local neighborhoods, including coordinating with local non-profits and organizing community events.
Kathy and her husband, Pastor Chuck, semi-retired to Mesa in 2011. They have one child and two grandchildren. Kathy manages our church's bookkeeping, business operations, and finances.
Our staff is also supported by Kathy Levas (Nursery Director), John Hollmann (Care Ministry), and Bob Kolden (Organist).