Diane Keevil

Church Secretary

dkeevil@fpcjcmo.org

Diane Keevil serves the First Presbyterian Church as secretary. She was born in the St. Louis area and has lived in Jefferson City since 1995. She has a professional background as an administrative assistant and a computer graphic artist. She is member of Memorial Baptist Church and she has one daughter and three grandsons.



Dr. Marilyn Hofmann

Preschool Director/Acting DCE

mhofmann@fpcjcmo.org

“I love children of all ages! I have had the privilege of loving all the children of the church for many years – we are a church family who truly loves and appreciates children – we take our baptismal commitments seriously to support and nurture our youngest in the faith. We want you to come visit us – and become part of this family of faith.  I know how important this family continues to be for me and we welcome new people into our family!”

Dr. Marilyn Hofmann graduated from Hanover College (a small Presbyterian college in Ind.), and received both her master’s of science degree in counseling psychology and Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction from the University of Missouri-Columbia. She taught in the education department at Lincoln University for 35 years and was department head for six years. She and her husband, Jim, are the parents of two children, two in-laws, four grandchildren, and also helped raise seven foster children. She enjoys anything that involves children of any age!



Jimmy Kay Sanders

Church Organist

jks1217@aol.com

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

natasia.sexton@westminster-mo.edu

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.