Meet The Staff

Dr. Rev. John Robert Black

Senior Pastor

Email: JohnRobertBlack@gmail.com

Years at St. Luke-Simpson: 8 total (2 as Associate Pastor and 6 as Senior Pastor)

Favorite Scripture: Galatians 2:20

Favorite Memory at St. Luke-Simpson: Moving back into the sanctuary after all the weather disasters

 

Favorite Color: Buccaneer Blue

Favorite Restaurants: 121 Bistro, Steamboat Bill's, and Texas Roadhouse

Favorite Quote: "I believe a person's greatest moment is when they lie on the field of battle completely exhausted and rise victorious." ~ Vince Lombardi

Check out all of Dr. Rev. John Robert Black's Favorite Worship songs on Spotify

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Lea Simon

 Office Manager

Email: LeaSimonSLSUMC@gmail.com

Years at St. Luke-Simpson: 51 years as a church member and 23 on staff

Favorite Scripture: 1 Peter 5:7

Favorite Memory at St. Luke-Simpson: My wedding and my children's baptism

 

Favorite Color: Turquoise

Favorite Restaurants: Tony's 

Favorite Quote: "Whoever is happy will make others happy too." ~Anne Frank

Favorite Book: My favorite genre is suspense and mystery. I love to read!

Fun Fact: I was a member and in the youth group of Simpson UMC when they merged with St. Luke. I also represented the college age group at the ground breaking ceremony when the church was built at its current location.

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Jake Snyder

Years at St. Luke Simpson:

5 years on Praise Team and 2.5 years as Worship Leader

Favorite Scripture: Numbers 6: 24-26

Favorite Movie:

Avengers: Endgame and Interstellar

Favorite Book:

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban 

Fun Fact:

I've been an extra in a Disney movie

 

Check out all of Jake's favorite Worship songs on Spotify

Contemporary Worship Leader

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Haley Bonnette

Director of Media

Email:

StLukeSimpsonMedia@gmail.com

 

 

Years at St. Luke

Simpson:

3.5 Years and first year on staff

 

Favorite Scripture:

2 Corinthians 12: 9-10

Favorite Movie:

Legally Blonde and Clueless

Favorite Color:

Pink

Favorite Quote:

"You don't have to look tough to be tough." ~Ahsoka Tano

 

Check out all of Haley's favorite Worship songs on Spotify

Doug Young

Director of Church Operations and Youth Ministries

Email:

SLSYouth@gmail.com

Years at St. Luke Simpson:

25 Years

Favorite Scripture: 

1 Timothy 4:12

Favorite Movie:

Oh Brother Where Art Thou and Temple Grandin

Favorite Restaurant:

Saltgrass and Raising Canes

Fun Fact:

I'm married to my lovely wife Aimee, and we have 4 fantastic children, 2 boys and 2 girls 

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Jennifer Black

Director of Children's Ministry, Senior/Retiree's Ministry, and Bible Study

Favorite Memory at St. Luke Simpson:

All the Bible studies shared with my brothers and sisters in Christ​

Favorite Scripture: 

Numbers 6: 22-27

Favorite Movie:

A League of Their Own

Favorite Restaurant:

Rotolo's Pizzeria

 

Favorite Hymn:

Any hymns

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