Mark Willis is the pastor at Merriam Christian Church and comes to Merriam Christian Church after serving churches in Gardner, KS, Kearney, MO, and Independence, MO. Mark and his family have lived in the Kansas City area for over ten years. Mark's wife Jacque is a software engineer and their daughter, Abigayle, serves in the Americorp. Mark and his family enjoy bike riding, sand volleyball, and family vacations. Mark earned his Master's Degree in Divinity from St. Paul School of Theology and did his undergraduate work at Bellevue University.
Emily Yeh is the organist and pianist. Emily has a Masters of Music in Music Performance from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and a Masters of Art in Religious Studies from Central Baptist Theological Seminary.
Chris Ammerman is the church sexton. Often people don't see Chris doing his work behind the scenes, sweeping up, emptying trash, cleaning bathrooms, etc, but we always appreciate his effort and how he readies the building for whatever comes next.