Pastor: John C. Parsley

82528610F013Education:  Bachelor of Arts in English & Religion, Butler University, Indianapolis, IN and Master of Divinity, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY

Family:  Married to Susan R. Parsley in 1980.  Two sons who live with their families in Indiana

Hobbies:  hiking, running, biking, reading biographies, yard & garden stuff

Life Verse:  “I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself up for me.”  Galatians 2:20  (NASB)

Administrative Assistant: Kathleen Jones

Education: Master of Education, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
Family: One Adult Daughter
Hobbies: sewing, birding, cooking, reading

Life Verse: Be still and know that I am God,” Psalm 46:10

Education/VBS Director: Jennifer Winters


Education: Bachelor in Business Management from Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS.  Currently studying Biblical Leadership at Manhattan Christian College
Family: Married to Brandon Winters in 2005 and they have four kids.
Hobbies: spending time with family & friends, music, crafting, reading, writing.
Life Verse: “Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort,who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God” 2 Corinthians 1:3-4

Youth Director: Quintina Tillotsonquinn

Education: studying dietetics & gerontology at Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS.
Family: The 5th child of 6, her father is pastor of Palmyra Baptist Church, Benton, KS.  Her mother is a Reference Librarian at Butler Community College. Her siblings live throughout Kansas & Oklahoma. Fun fact: all of my siblings have 3 middle names! Ask me sometime if you want to know them all!
Hobbies: running, eating vegetables, thrifting, drinking coffee, and watching funny cat videos.
Life Verse: “Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.” Romans 12:2

Music Director: Dan Duerfeldt

Education: With a love of music passed on to him from his mother and father, he began piano lessons early and continued through high school.  He will tell you that his God-given musical gifts come only through the power of the Holy Spirit.

Family: Dan and his wife of 39 years, Sherry, have 4 sons, 2 beautiful daughters-in- law, and 2 granddaughters that they absolutely adore.

Hobbies: Dan is passionate in his love for God, family, and his church family.  His goal each Sunday is for that passionate love of God to be evident in the music we sing.  His prayer is that you will be led into a deeper level of worship of the One True God as you listen, participate and allow the Holy Spirit to move in you.


Custodial Staff: Michael MatthewsMichael Matthews

Education: Manhattan High School, Class of ’78; Served in the military, 1980-1984
Family: Married to Darlene, has a son, Dominic, brother, Gary, and grandma, Lucille
Hobbies: fishing, fishing, pool, and fishing

Life Verse: So, as those who have been chosen of God, holy and beloved, put on a heart of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience; bearing with one another, and forgiving each other, whoever has a complaint against anyone; just as the Lord forgave you, so also should you. Beyond all these things put on love, which is the perfect bond of unity. Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body; and be thankful.” Colossians 3:12-15

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