Our office is open 8:30-4:30 Monday through Friday.


Phone: 480-969-4414

Fax: 480-969-4801

E-mail: office@stlukemesa.com

Staff

  • Luke Hennings

    Pastor

    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.

  • kelly Buckwalter

    Youth Director

    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.

  • currently hiring this position

    young families ministry director

    We are currently hiring for a part-time Children's Ministry Director who will be responsible for Sunday School. Children's Church, and quarterly family events such as Vacation Bible School.  Our Care Director, Kathleen, is currently serving as the interim Children's Ministry Director.  

  • kim cramer

    music director

    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.

  • kip Fox

    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).

  • kathleen HOFMANN

    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.

  • Dorel Phillips

    office manager

    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.

  • ernie medrano

    intel fellow office manager

    One of eleven children in her family, Ernie worked for many years at Intel as an administrative assistant and has brought her experience to our staff as a part of the Encore Fellowships program.  

  • kathy Paulson

    business director

    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).