LEADERSHIP TEAM

Danny McCubbin, Lead Pastor  Danny comes to Old Union with 
a desire to see people grow in a deep walk with the Lord. He has served for 24 years in pastoral ministry and looks forward to what God has in store at Old Union.  Danny and wife Amy have six children.  He loves his family, sports, and working with people.  Danny attended Old Union for a time as a child and graduated from Lawson High School and now  relishes the opportunity to connect with the Old Union family and Lawson community.

 

 

 

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Mike Polo, Assistant Pastor—Mike has been in pastoral ministry for over 40 years and has served the Old Union congregation since 1990.  He has recently “semi-retired”  continuing to serve the church in a part-time role. He is using his extra time to write and mentor. Mike indulges his baseball passion by following the Kansas City Royals, playing in fantasy leagues, and reading books about the game and those who played it.  He and his wife Pat garage sale regularly and tend their ten acres as an enjoyable diversion. They have three married children and eight grandchildren who are their favorite pastime.

 
 
Shirley Knoch has joined the Old Union Church staff as praise and worship leader.  Shirley has attended Old Union for over 20 years and has been involved with the music ministry as choir director, vocalist, pianist, and keyboard player during that time.  Shirley brings 40+ years of experience in music ministry.  Her mission statement is:  The purpose of music is to share the gospel of Jesus Christ through song, encourage believers in their walk with Christ, lead the congregation in worship and provide an avenue through which individuals may share their gift and be an integral part of worship.  Shirley is married to Larry Knoch and they live in the rural Lawson area.  Together they have five children and their spouses, twelve grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren whom they love dearly.

 

 

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Jason & Amy Pair, Children Ministry Leaders—Jason and Amy have served as the Children Ministry Leaders since 2014. Using the 252 and Think Orange curriculum, they strive to help the children grow through Bible-based themes each month while also equipping parents with the means to contribute to their child’s spiritual growth as well. With their three children, Garrett, Lydia, and Kelly Kay, they make their home just south of Lawson.
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Chris & Ronda Knutter and Julie Seeley, Youth Leaders-
Chris took over as the Youth Leader in 2007 and Ronda joined after she married Chris in 2011. With their two children, Connor and Caydance, Chris and Ronda live in Excelsior Springs. JulieJulie joined the ministry in 2010, and resides in rural Lawson. 
      These former members of the Old Union youth group now lead this active, growing ministry. Their passion for teens enables them to effectively relate to and guide youth in growing relationally and spiritually.