Messenger Church
Staff & Leaders

  • JoAnn Johnson

    JoAnn Johnson
    Messenger Christian School & Wee Care Daycare - Director

    Messenger Christian School & Wee Care Daycare are vital parts in the ministry of MC. Our desire is to not only offer Christian based care for children and a Christian based education to those in the school (A-Beka curriculum), but to also be a Christ like resource to the families that are a part of this ministry.

  • Melinda  Fredrick

    Melinda Fredrick
    Children’s Pastor

    MC KIDS is a ministry that endeavors to reach the hearts of all of our children. Melinda, along with her staff, weekly endeavor to involve all the children in areas of ministry that will not only be fun and entertaining but will bless and encourage them in the now and also give them a sure foundation for their future. Your children will want to be a part of this great ministry!!

  • Mike & Sheri  Johnson

    Mike & Sheri Johnson
    Messenger Church STL - Lead Pastors

    This ministry reaches beyond the doors of MC and touches the lives of people in the inner-city environment. Whether homeless or families in dire need we endeavor to be a life-line to them spiritually, physically and emotionally. This Outreach Ministry involves: weekly pick-up for church services….monthly Church On The Street…. and special Holiday Services with gifts given to lighten up their lives and leach know they are loved

  • Alex & Krystie  Rhodes

    Alex & Krystie Rhodes
    Youth & Young Adults Pastor

    Alex & Krystie , are PK’s…they have been in and around church their whole lives. Within each of them is a strong passion to the see the students of MC grow in their relationship with Jesus. They feel doing this will give them a heads-up on what life offers them. To accomplish their vision they offer a broad ministry that creates an atmosphere of not only fun and fellowship but also help students develop and grow spiritually, emotionally and socially.

  • Troy & Lisa Wood

    Troy & Lisa Wood
    Messenger Church Maplewood - Lead Pastors

    Pastor Troy, has been the Family Life & Music Pastor of MC for the past thirteen years. All who come into the services are definitely blessed with the sincerity they can feel coming from his heart as he leads everyone into the presence of God with his ministry of song. Also, his heartfelt desire to see people live a life of happiness and success in their families is evident as he interacts with all who request his time. Come and be blessed as Pastor Troy leads you into an intimate time in the presence of the Lord. You will know you have been with the Master once you have experienced this time of worship.

  • John & Gloria Rhodes

    John & Gloria Rhodes
    Senior Pastors

    John & Gloria, have been Senior Pastors of Messenger Church since January, 1989. Their desire, as Pastors, is to touch the St. Louis area and beyond with the message of a loving Savior. They firmly believe the church holds the key to the needs of man. Pastor & Gloria, have been involved in ministry for forty plus years, reaching not only this nation, but many other nations of the world. Their vision is for Messenger Church to continue to be a light to their surrounding communities and through it's outreach ministries impact the lives of those God directs them to.