2022 Leadership Board
The Leadership Board is the governing body of Manchester UMC. The Leadership Board, as a whole, fulfills the functions of Church Council, Trustees, Finance, and Pastor-Parish Relations Committee as defined in the United Methodist Book of Discipline.
For 2022 Manchester UMC’s Leadership Board consists of 15 voting members. Four clergy also serve on the Leadership Board as ex-officio members with voice but no vote. Below are the 2022 members of the Leadership Board.
Leadership Board Resources for agendas, minutes, policies and other additional information. Beth Hunyar - 2022 Leadership Board Chairperson. Leadership Board Member: 2020-2022. Beth and her husband, Dave, have been members of Manchester UMC since… … Read more Jeff Haupt - 2022 Lay LeaderLeadership Board Member: 2020-2022 Jeff and his wife, Michelle, have been members at Manchester UMC since 2012. They… … Read more Sue Belval - Leadership Board Member: 2022-2024 My husband, Jim, and I moved back from Frankfurt, Germany with our two children in 1982… … Read more Dave Divjak - Leadership Board Member: 2021-2023. Dave and his wife, Cinda, started attending Manchester UMC in 1990, as their sons, Jay and Aaron… … Read more Ali Fields - Director of Social JusticeLeadership Board Member: 2021-2023 Ali and her partner, Steve, joined Manchester UMC in March 2012. Their sons,… … Read more John Higdon - Leadership Board Member: 2022-2024 John and his wife, Jane, moved to Ballwin in late 2017 after living in the Alton,… … Read more Linda Horodenski - Leadership Board Member: 2021-2022. Linda has attended Manchester for more than 30 years. Raised in the Catholic church, Linda found… … Read more Kristi Koehl - Leadership Board Member: 2021-2023. Kristi and her family (Will, William, and Hudson) have been attending Manchester UMC since moving to… … Read more Jim Lange - Leadership Board Member: 2021-2023. Jim and his wife, Linda, have been attending Manchester UMC since 2014 and have been members… … Read more Izzy Massey - Leadership Board Member: 2022-2024 Izzy, her sister Anna, and her parents Autumn and Brian Massey, have been members at Manchester… … Read more Susanne Mertens - Leadership Board Member: 2020-2022. After moving back to St. Louis from California, Susanne and her three children joined Manchester UMC… … Read more Rob Peterson - Leadership Board Member: 2021-2022. Rob, and his wife Kari, have been members of Manchester UMC since 2015. They have four… … Read more Kim Taylor West - Leadership Board Member: 2021-2023. Kim and her husband, Jason West, met at a Manchester UMC Bible study in 2012. They… … Read more June Van Klaveren - Leadership Board Member: 2021-2023 June and her husband, Larry, are originally from Iowa and have been Manchester UMC members since… … Read more Rev. Phil Estes - Executive Pastor of Operations & Generosity As the Pastor of Administration, and an ordained Deacon, Phil has the joy of… … Read more Rev. Stephanie Lendt - Associate Pastor of Congregational Care & Hospitality. Rev. Stephanie Lendt is out of the office on renewal leave through June… … Read more Rev. Jim Peich - Executive Pastor of Ministry & Leadership Rev. Jim Peich is the Executive Pastor of Ministry & Leadership at Manchester United… … Read more Rev. Andy Bryan - Rev. Andy Bryan is our Lead Pastor. He and his wife, Erin, are the parents of three children, and serve as… … Read more