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Thursday
Apr022009

Jeff Meyers - Senior Pastor

Jeff grew up in the Crestwood/Sappington area, graduated from Lindbergh High School ('75) and the University of Missouri at Columbia ('79). After serving as an officer in the U.S. Army for 4 years, Jeff attended Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis, but took three years off to teach at a Christian school in Texas. Upon graduation from Covenant Seminary ('88), he served three years as an Associate Pastor in Huntsville, Alabama, and then three years as Pastor at Covenant Presbyterian in Houston, Texas.

Since coming to Providence in 1994, Jeff has earned his Master of Sacred Theology (S.T.M) and did Ph.D studies in Systematic Theology at Concordia Theological Seminary for 5 years.

Pastor Meyers is a member of the Board of Trustees at Westminster Christian Academy in St. Louis.  He is also the President of the Board for Trinity House Insitute and serves as a visiting instructor.

Jeff and his wife Chris give thanks for 34 years of marriage and four faithful children: Rebekah, Lauren, Julia, and Jeffrey Jr.

Jeff enjoys walking, competitive shooting, hunting, photography, science fiction, and cooking. You can visit his blog (web log) here and his Facebook page. His photography can be viewed here. Pastor Meyers is the author of The Lord's Service: The Grace of Covenant Renewal Worship, as well as a popular commentary on Ecclesiastes A Table in the Mist, and numerous other essays and articles.

Friday
Apr032009

Joshua Anderson - Associate Pastor

 

Josh is a native of Richmond, Virginia. After being homeschooled through high school, he attended the University of Virginia and graduated in 2003 with a degree in English Literature and Poetry Writing and was awarded the Rachel St. Paul Prize for Poetry. Josh received his MDiv from Covenant Theological Seminary in 2008 and was ordained as an Assistant Pastor at Providence in August of that year. Josh was called by the congregation as Associate Pastor in October of 2009. In the fall of 2011, he began part-time studies at the University of Missouri-St. Louis toward an MFA in Poetry Writing.  

Josh and Ami were married in 2003 and have three children: Cael (6), Gillian Mae (4) and Judah (1, not pictured). Pastor Anderson has been a Cardinals fan since he was a kid (and has a picture of himself, at nine years old, costumed as Stan Musial for Halloween to prove it). Even today he can't imagine a better summer evening than one with meat on the grill, a drink in his hand, and Mike Shannon on the radio. 

Tuesday
Apr072009

Tim Weston - Pastor to International Students

Tim has been called by Providence session to work with International Students, Inc. in St. Louis, Missouri. He serves as part of a team reaching into local college and university campuses to share the love of Christ with international students. His cross-cultural ministry began in 1984, when he joined a church-planting team in southern Mexico. Since then he has served as a teacher and evangelist in Central America, Europe, Asia, and the United States. He has a Master of Divinity degree from Covenant Seminary and is an ordained minister in the PCA.

Tim's role as campus minister is to interact with students directly, through language and Bible studies, and friendship evangelism. More broadly, Tim works to educate and mobilize teams of believers in the St. Louis area to begin their own ministry to international students. 

Tim and his wife Rosamma have been married 21 years    They have three children: Jessica, Suzanne, and Michael.

Friday
Jan202012

Tim LeCroy - Pastor of Christ Our King

Tim served as our Assistant Pastor for two years, but as of December, 2011, he has received at call to be the Pastor at Christ Our King Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Columbia, Missouri.  We will miss Tim and his family but pray that they will have a fruitful ministry in Columbia.

Tim, a native of Walhalla, SC, earned a degree in Chemical Engineering from NC State University, where he met his wife Rachel.  After college he followed his future wife Rachel to Slovakia where she was already serving as a missionary and himself served as a missionary in that country for one year.  After returning stateside the two married in 2003 and moved to St. Louis so that Tim could attend Covenant Seminary.  Graduating with an MDiv in 2006, Tim began Doctoral studies at St. Louis University in Historical Theology, majoring on the medieval period.  He is currently working on his dissertation on 9th century Eucharistic theology.  While working on his dissertation, Tim is also an adjunct professor of theology at St. Louis University in addition to fulfilling his pastoral ministry at Providence.

Tim’s interests are in sacramental and liturgical theology, with an emphasis on their role in the unity of the Church.  He was ordained on August 23, 2009.  Prior to being ordained as a Pastor, Tim also served as a Deacon at Providence.  Tim is an avid sports fan, especially of his alma mater NC State (not to be confused with UNC upon pain of death), and loves to cook (and to eat!).

 

 

Saturday
Jan212012

Chris Smith - Church Planting Pastor

Chris was born in Philadelphia, but was raised in central Indiana.  He graduated from Purdue University 1991 and took his first job as a youth pastor in Pittsburgh.  Chris and his young family moved to St. Louis in 1996 so that he could go to seminary and they have never left.  After earning the M.Div at Covenant Seminary in 2000, Chris was ordained in the PCA and worked for three years downtown at Sunshine Ministries, a homeless shelter and urban ministry, before accepting the call as Associate Pastor at Providence Church.  In the spring of 2009, the session charged Chris to plant a daughter church in south St. Louis city.

Chris and his wife Sonja were married in 1992, and have been blessed with four wonderful children.  Since the fall of 2008 Sonja has been the afternoon Kindergarten teacher at Covenant Christian School.

Chris is an avid reader and football fan--Purdue Boilermakers & Green Bay Packers--and still enjoys a good game of pick up basketball when his knees will allow it.