One Spirit United Methodist Church
Thursday, November 14, 2019
Bridging Community & Christ
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Meet Our Staff

 

 

Pastor JEREMEY LUNDERGAN
Lead Pastor

Pastor Jeremey Lundergan was appointed to One Spirit as lead Pastor in June 2016. He is a local licensed pastor and will be attending St. Paul School of Theology and is the first recipient of a full scholarship for his studies. Pastor Jeremey's pastoral vocation follows a sucessful career as an attorney. Pastor Jeremey is married to Celeste and has two teenage sons.
 
 
 
 
 
MALIK HUGHES
DIRECTOR OF WORSHIP
Malik joined the staff at One Spirit UMC in June 2019. He is a recent graduate of Central Methodist University with a Bachelors degree in Vocal Performance. With the CMU Chorale, Malik has performed at numerous places including the National Cathedral in D.C., the Nashville Symphony, Kauffman Center, and more. 
   
 
MIKE BUTCHER
DIRECTOR OF FACILITIES MANAGEMENT
Mike has been a long time member of One Spirit, joining the church in 1988. As a volunteer staff, Mike oversees the buildings and grounds of One Spirit UMC. He is also in charge of the Media & Sound Booth each Sunday morning during Worship. Mike is a recently retired business owner and he and his wife Sandy, have one son, Jeremy, and a granddaughter, Evie. They have served in the past as Youth Leaders and more recently as hosts for foreign exchange students.
 
   
       
PASTOR MARGARET BANKS
PASTORAL CARE ASSISTANT & DIRECTOR OF SERVE
Pastor Margaret has been a member of One Spirit since 2007. She has served the conference as District Lay Leader, is a licensed local pastor and most recently served as the pastor at Belvidere United Methodist. She joined the staff of One Spirit as the Pastoral Care Assistant in 2012. Pastor Margaret is a retired nurse and assists Pastor Jeremey in making visits to shut-ins and folks who are hospitalized.
 
   
 
 
 
RUTH JOHNSON
OFFICE MANAGER & DIRECTOR OF INVITE
Ruth joined One Spirit as Office Manager in July 2003, and has been a member of the church since 1982. A great baseball fan, Ruth cheers on the Royals AND the Cardinals. Ruth is married to Mike Johnson and they have two sons, Cameron and Brett. She loves the One Spirit Family because they are so passionate about their beliefs and support one another so strongly in their Christian walk. Ruth was a long-time graphic designer and enjoys the arts.
 
 
 
   
DENISE COOPER
BUILDING SUPERINTENDENT
Denise joined the One Spirit staff in 2013 as the Building Superintendent. She ensures that the facilities are well maintained and ready for guests. She likes greeting the members, guests and staff when they come to the building. She loves putting her best work into her job and she appreciates how the staff and members give her so much love and prayers. Denise is the mother of two and the grandmother of four.