Dr. Marilyn Hofmann

Preschool Director

mhofmann@fpcjcmo.org

MARILYN HOFMANN is the director of the Preschools for the church and taught in the Education Department at Lincoln University for many years. She and her husband, Jim, have two adult children and four wonderful grandchildren. Mrs. Hofmann has a doctorate in Education and loves anything to do with children of any age!



Leanne Gottschalk

Christian Educator/Nursery Supervisor

christianeducator@fpcjcmo.org

Leanne is a child of the FPC Faith Family from the age of 5

LeAnne has started her Master of Arts in Teaching, Special Education, through Western Governors University.

She earned her Bachelor of Liberal Studies degree with an emphasis in Elementary and Special Education and eMINTS from

Lincoln University- where she Graduated with Honors December 2014

LeAnne shares her talents as a Behavioral Specialist with Jefferson City Schools and she is in her 9th year at FPC as Nursery Caregiver/Supervisor and she has additional work experience as a Behavior Coach and Teacher with Learning Momentum and Lincare

Leanne will begin her service as Christian Educator on August 9 and she will be looking for willing hearted teachers, substitutes, and planners to assist her in implementing an ongoing successful program of learning for all ages!  Please consider sharing yourself with LeAnne and partnering with her for the ongoing health of the Christian Education programming.  LeAnne may be reached at this email: christianeducator@fpcjcmo.org

Sunday School kicks off on September 12



Jaymee Toebben

Administrative Assistant

Jaymee has an impressive resume and she will be joining us from First Mid Bank and Trust where she has served as a Loan Assistant and Universal Banker. She was Operations Manager for LifeTouch for several years and is nearing completion of her Bachelors in Business Administration.

Her references speak very highly of her credentials, people skills, and delightful personality. One reference remarked ‘The bank’s loss is the church’s gain.’ She is a problem solver and fluent in sign language. Another reference said ‘Jaymee goes above and beyond and is very well-liked by customers.’ As Jaymee introduces herself:

“I am a mama to my two beautiful children, Kaeden and KhaLeeah. I was born and raised in Jefferson City, MO. My favorite past – time is watching my son practice basketball three times a week, and watching his tournaments every weekend. I love Mexican food and cherry Vanilla Coke!”



Mary Nichols

Assistant Nursery Attendant

Mary is a child of FPC and she works part time at a Lutheran Day Care in Holts Summit.



Jimmy Kay Sanders

Church Organist

Jimmy Kay Sanders, a Jefferson City native, received her bachelor of music education and master’s of music education degrees from the University of Missouri – Kansas City Conservatory of Music. She also studied at the Academy of Music, Vienna, Austria.

She taught elementary vocal music (K-6) in the North Kansas City School District and served as organist for Eastminster Presbyterian Church in Kansas City before returning to Jefferson City. She served as organist at First United Methodist Church for many years before joining the staff at First Presbyterian in 2008.

Sanders is a member and has served as Dean of the Central Missouri Chapter of the American Guild of Organists. She is a member of Pi Kappa Lambda Music Honor Society and has served as state President of Sigma Alpha Iota International Music Fraternity for Women. She is active in many musical, as well as community, organizations.



Natasia Sexton

Choir Director

nsexton@fpcjcmo.org

Dr. Natasia Sexton is director of choirs and assistant professor of music at Westminster College where she teaches Music of the Western World, Music History I, II, applied voice lessons, and conducts the Wren Quire, Blue Jay Glee Club, and the Westminster Women’s Chorale. Prior to coming to Westminster College, she taught at Franklin College in Ind., at St. Andrew’s School in Saratoga and in the Fort Bragg Public Schools in Calif.  While in California, Dr. Sexton worked as a church musician conducting choirs at Burlingame Presbyterian Church and Sunnyvale Presbyterian Church.  She is a member of American Choral Directors Association, National Association of Teachers of Singing, Music Educators National Conference, and College Music Society.  She has two cocker spaniels, Lula Belle and Bessie.

2022 Committees

Session
ClerkCecil Caulkins
Christian Education Committee
ChairMelissa Manda
Susan Sanker
Paul Wilson
Facilities Committee
ChairTodd Holt
Bill Washburn
Christa Johnston
Fellowship Committee
ChairBev Morff
Carla Ahrens
Debbie Wilson
Missions Committee
ChairJodi Hardman
Cecil Caulkins
Stewardship & Finance Committee
ChairLee Pearson
Debby Howland
Ray Schneider
Deacons
Salvation Army
ChairCheryl Smallwood
Linda George
Brenda Hancock
Ken Locke
ChairNatalie Mendez
Libby Hafley
Garth Haugan
New Members
ChairRoger Connell
Mark Englund
Mary Nichols
Alpha & Omega
ChairJane Bedsworth
Dustin Roberts
Marty Gardner
Local Mission
ChairTom Weaver
Amy Rogers
Cody Epema
Lifeliners
ChairRosie Hutson
Grace Rogers
Communion Prep
ChairJan Haviland
Nancy Marsh