Minister Deon McKenzie
Transitional Pastor

Pastor Deon is married and has three children. His wife works in the Ladue School District. The youngest daughter has completed high school and is now attending undergraduate classes in college.  Pastor Deon most recently served as Intentional Interim Minister at Christ the King UCC in Florissant. He joined in 2010 and has now completed his assignment with the placement of a settled pastor. In addition, he is attending classes at Eden Theological Seminary to get his Masters of Divinity degree and is due to graduate in May 2023.

Besides possessing a rich spiritual background, Pastor Deon brings with him a wealth of life experience. He is retired from the Army after serving 36 years. He is a veteran of Operation Desert Storm and more recently held a Senior Human Resources position in the Army.

Jennifer Jansen
Financial Manager

Jennifer has been employed with Immanuel since 2012.  She handles all the accounting and payroll responsibilities.  Jennifer is married to Greg and they have three children.  She enjoys sports and outdoor activities.

Leanne Casey
Office Administrator

My name is Leanne Casey.  I am originally from New York, where I have lived all my life, up until recently.  I have my college degree from SUNY Orange Community College in New York in Business Management and Marketing.  I handle the communication with the office and the congregation, help coordinate events and reservations, and help manage the day-to-day operations of the office.  I enjoy playing golf, making new recipes from scratch, talking to people, and putting my best foot forward.

Debbie Bahr
Property Manager/Custodian

Debbie has worked at Immanuel UCC for over 20 years. She has been married to Denny for 38 years and has two sons, 2 beautiful daughter-in-laws and 5 wonderful grandchildren. Debbie enjoys fishing, gardening and spending time with her family!

Derick & Lynn Winterberg
iYouth Directors

Derick and Lynn were married at Immanuel in 2000 and have been members of the church since 1998.  They have had two children, Sydney (18) and Brenton (13) and all are very involved with Immanuel and it’s youth.  Lynn and Derick have served in many capacities including Sunday School coordinators, teachers, VBS directors, puppet ministries and now look forward to helping lead our current and future youth into the next phase of their church lives.  They hope to help transition them into fully invested and productive members of the Immanuel family.

Linda Stoecklin, R.N.
Parish Nurse

Linda is a health educator, a personal counselor, a referral agent, a health advocate, and she assists people to integrate faith and health.  She is a licensed pastor which allows the homebound to receive communion and anointing when she visits.

Carolyn Rock
Music Administrator

Carolyn became Immanuel's Minister of Music in 2002.  She has directed the Sanctuary Choir, the Crescendo Ringers handbell choir, along with playing the organ and piano each Sunday morning.  She has arranged special music for Christmas, Easter, and other liturgical holidays.  She has been instrumental in coordinating all aspects of the music program here at Immanuel.