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13300 Kenneth Leawood, KS 66209

Church Leadership

Church Staff


  • Barry Lakey

    Is married to Cindy. Barry and Cindy have attended Covenant Chapel since 1999. He has served here as leader of the Prayer Team as well as part of the Communion Serving Team before becoming an Elder.

  • Bob Bonness

    Is married to Chris and they have two adult daughters; Sara and Laura. Bob and Chris have been a part of Covenant Chapel for over 20 years. He is serving his second term on the Session.

  • John Looloian

    Is married to Lynn and they have two adult children; Matt and Kristen. John and Lynn have been a part of Covenant Chapel since 2002 where John has served as and Adult Education teacher and as the Operations Director. He is serving his second term on the Session.

  • Matt Hekman

    Is married to his wife Emily and they have three children. Matt and Emily have attended Covenant for the last four years. This is his first term on the Session. Matt currently serves as Treasurer.

  • Mike Lewis

    Is married to Sandy, and they have one adult and two young children. Mike and Sandy have been a part of Covenant Chapel for 14 years. Mike is a financial advisor with Northwestern Mutual Financial Network. He has served with the Teller, Mowing, Ushers, and Men's Ministry leadership teams. He is currently helping give leadership to the Congregational Care team.

  • Rick Morefield

    Is Married to Judy, our Children's Ministry Director, and they have four children, Stephen, Michael, Ashley, and Matthew. Rick is teaching our RoundTable adult ed class and volunteering in Area 226.

  • Rick Skaggs

    Is married to Angela and they have four adult children; Kyle, Ryan, Eric, and Sean. He is serving his first term on the Session.

  • Ron Sterk

    Is married to Kay (Kay currently is a Deacon)and they have three adult children;Jonathan, Rebekah and Emily. Ron and Kay have attended Covenant Chapel since 1994. He has been involved in children’s ministry, adult education, community groups, serving communion and other activities over the years, and he currently is a member of the Ministerial Committee of the Great Plains Presbytery. Ron oversees our New Membership process.

  • Steve Wilson

    Is married to Michelle and they have four children; Rachel, Emma, Jonathan, and Michael. They have been members of Covenant Chapel since 2002. He and Michelle have served in the children's ministry for many years and Steve also serves as the team leader for the Global Missions Team and as a teaching leader for the Followership Class.


  • Brad McDonald

    Is married to Tamara, and they have two children, Sean and Shelby. He has been active behind the scenes and in adult ed. Brad will be serving on our Congregational Care team.

  • Cathy Martin

    Is married to Joe, and they have two children, Ryan and Ali. Cathy has served with communion servers and financial services. As a deacon, she helps give leadership to the Connection team.

  • CJ Christie

    Is married to Heather. He is active in YAMS, Children's Ministry, and helping with the worship tech team.

  • George Unthank

    Is married to wife Lori and they have three adult children. George is a salesman and serves as support for multiple Deacon teams.

  • J.R. Bretches

    Is married to Kim and has two sons. They have been part of Covenant Chapel since almost the beginning, serving through the years in Children's Ministry, ushers, and the Worship Team. J.R. helps care for our Building and Grounds.

  • Jeff Biggs

  • Jeff McHenry

    Is married to Debbie and has twin adult children, Ryan and Matt, who attend Covenant Chapel. Jeff earned his CPA in public accounting and since then has had several CFO roles and is now in the school bus transportation industry. He has served on CC’s finance committee and participated in the Men’s Wednesday morning bible study for 15 years. Jeff oversees the Greeters, Ambassadors, and Connection team responsible for visitor follow-up.

  • John Catlett

    Has been married to Virginia for 35 years. He works as a Project Manager for Burns & McDonnell. John helps care for our Building and Grounds.

  • Kay Sterk

    Has been married to Ron for 37 years. They have 3 adult children, Jonathan (wife Heather and little man Harper) attends church here. She is a maamographer at St Luke's on the Plaza.. Kay oversees the organization of the Kitchens and Closets.

  • Kris Williams

    Is married to wife Tracy and has four young children. Kris is a Claims Adjustor for Travelers Insurance. Kris works as support for all Deacon teams and also serves on the Worship Team.

  • Marshal Bigelow

    Is married to wife Jackie and they have two adult children. Marshall oversees the Hospitality Team (Team Caffeine) that every week makes sure that the coffee bar is stocked and ready.

  • Matt McHenry

  • Rita Rapp

    Is married to Carl and they have two adult children. Rita has been active with Children's Ministry and Greeters. She will be serving as part of our Congregational Care Team.

  • Sherri Watson

    Serves our community in partnership with Panera Bread and is active in adult ed. She will be serving as part of our Congregational Care Team.

  • Tom Sliffe

    Is married to wife Sandy and has four adult children. Tom works in sales for Perten and travels much of the mid-west on a weekly basis. Tom is the Deacon Moderator and oversees the Ushers and Greeters Team.