LOVE ... God and your neighbor KNOW.... Jesus as Lord of your life SERVE ...'s not about us GROW... In faith through Bible Study, Worship, and Prayer
LOVE ... God and your neighborKNOW.... Jesus as Lord of your lifeSERVE ...'s not about usGROW... In faith through Bible Study, Worship, and Prayer  

Pastor Steve George

Senior Pastor

We are pleased to announce our new Pastor  who began with us July 1st, 2018. Pastor George & wife Tiffany came to us from Eldon Mo.

Valerie Waggoner

Director Of Christian Education

Val began at LUMC in 2000. She is the Director of Love N Learn Pre-School, leads VBS, Children's Christmas Programs, and is  diverse in many areas of the Church.

Michael Moyer

Associate Minister

Michael has grownup in this Church, and serves as Associate Pastor and Youth Minister. His wife, Kara, assists in the youth activities. Michael began this role in  2017. Our youth program is  called 'Inspire'.  



Becky Payne

Choir Director

Becky began directing our Choir in 2009. Becky plays Piano, Directs the Choir and organizes Special Music. She also teaches in the music program at Lamar R-1 School.  She and husband Judd are members of the church and enjoy their children and grandchildren.

Carol Barr

Financial Secretary

Carol serves as our Financial Secretary. She joined the staff in 2018.  She and husband Pat have been members of LUMC for many years. In their free time they enjoy children and grandchildren as well as traveling.   


Donna Arnold


Donna joined the 2015. She is a longtime member of the church and enjoys spending free time with children and grandchildren.

Erin Keithly-Coats

Director of Lamar Daycare Center

Joyce Phipps

Love & Learn Preschool Teacher

Joyce taught 1st grade for many years in the Lamar School. Then in 2016 she ventured out in a new learning field of Preschool here as Love N Learn Preschool was born. Joyce is very dedicated to her students and their learning. 

Carla Swartz


Carla is organized and efficient in cleanliness! Carla works a full time job by day and keeps LUMC tidy evenings and weekends. 

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