Our Ministry Leaders

Terry and Kizziah McDonald
Terry and Kizziah McDonaldLead Pastor
Terry and his wife Kizziah moved to Missouri in 2017 and have enjoyed claiming this state as home. They both have a passion of walking with Jesus and sharing his heart of love all those whom God has blessed them to encounter in Kansas City and beyond. They seek to share that love with all whom they encounter. Terry has been involved in ministry for well over 21 years and an ordained pastor since September of 2013. They have enjoyed the bonds of joy-filled marriage since 1997. Terry is currently working towards completing his Masters of Pastoral Studies with Grace Communion Seminary.
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Anthony M. Castro
Anthony M. CastroElder/Hope Avenue Coordinator
Anthony “Mike” Castro is our Hope Avenue {Worship Experience) Coordinator who works diligently to make sure that anyone who comes through our welcome center has a wonderful experience meeting our church family and providing a worship atmosphere that celebrates our Savior and makes all comers feel at home.
Barbara Leatherman
Barbara LeathermanElder/Love Avenue Coordinator
Barbara, our Love Avenue (Neighborhood Engagement) Coordinator has a great passion for sharing the love of God with people who face times of struggle, as well as triumph in life. With her passionate love for Christ and a strong desire to share that love, Barbara has taken on the joyous privilege of engaging our neighborhood and connecting our church family to the life of those whom we desire to build relationship with beyond the walls of the building.
Troy Roark
Troy RoarkFaith Avenue Coordinator
Troy has a great passion for sharing the word and heart of Jesu. He is also very passionate about building relationships and strengthening those relationships by facilitating spaces where people can build relationship with God and with each other. Troy coordinates our Faith Avenue (Relational Engagement) gatherings such as connect groups and small group Bible Studies.

“There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is no male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.” Galatians 3:28

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