Our Staff

…[T]end the flock of God that is in your charge, exercising the oversight, not under compulsion but willingly, as God would have you do it—not for sordid gain but eagerly. 1 Peter 5:2-4

The Rev. Ed Zumwinkel III


efz@wgpc.org Ext. 3201

Ed is a St. Louis native whose faith formation began at St. Mark Presbyterian Church in Ballwin, where he was ordained as a Deacon at the age of 15. After high school, Ed graduated with honors from Missouri State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing. He then joined Xerox Corporation in sales….

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Shawn Portell

Director of Music/Organist

spp@wgpc.org Ext. 3211

Shawn serves Webster Groves Presbyterian Church as Director of Music/Organist, giving direction to the Adult Chancel Choir, Ely Ringers, Worship Band, “Music in a Great Place” Series, and teaches preschool music for 3-5 year old’s in the Webster Groves Presbyterian Early Childhood Center. Coming to WGPC in 1995 from Graystone Presbyterian Church in Indiana, PA,…

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Beth Kazlauskas

Mission Outreach Coordinator

bok@wgpc.org Ext. 3208

Matt Miller

Director of Youth Ministries

mam@wgpc.org 3105

Matt Miller serves as the Director of Youth Ministry at Webster Groves Presbyterian Church. Matt is currently enrolled in the Master of Divinity program at Eden Theological Seminary in Webster Groves, MO and is also an inquirer for ordination in the Presbyterian Church (USA). Prior to accepting the role as Director of Youth Ministry, Matt…

Barbara Fischer

Senior Staff Assistant

baf@wgpc.org Ext. 3202

Jan Scheurer

Business Administrator

jls@wgpc.org Ext. 3206

Joyce Kimmons

Assistant to the Business Administrator

jlk@wgpc.org Ext. 3203

Summer Kohring

Early Childhood Center Director

slk@wgpc.org 3110

Michelle Lepak

Director of Welcome and Involvement

mml@wgpc.org 3102

Anna Stokes

Nursery Attendant

Anna has a background in early child development and recognizing autism and other developmental delays, and has many years of experience working with children, including running her own day care center and working with the court system on adoptions and investigating child placements. She currently works during the week with the Missouri First Steps program…

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Cherstin Byers

Educational Ministries Assistant; Digital Communications Specialist

chb@wgpc.org Ext. 3205

Marilyn Souchek

Administrative Assistant

mks@wgpc.org 3204

Pete Brennan

Maintenance/Custodial Supervisor

Ext. 3212

Pierre Campbell


Ext. 3212

Ken Kastner, Jr.


Ext. 3212

We seek to live Christ's love, welcome all people and joyfully serve God.