Rev. Roger McKinney
Roger has been pastor at Disciples Christian Church since 2015. Prior to that he was the pastor of Hiram Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Hiram, Ohio since September 2005. He was Associate Regional Minister with the Christian Church in Ohio (Disciples of Christ) from 1997 – 2005.
He has served congregations in Kent and Wauseon, Ohio and Garland, Texas. He received a Bachelor of Music from Bowling Green State University in 1978 and a Master of Divinity from Brite Divinity School, Texas Christian University in 1981.
He and wife Gail have three adult children, including a son with Autism who lives with them. Roger has been instrumental in helping to develop the Hiram Farm Living and Learning Community, a church-related non-profit that provides meaningful work and community support to persons with Autism.
Office Administrator and Volunteer Coordinator
I have worked with youth in some capacity for over 2 decades. My experience with children ranges from ages infant to high school. I absolutely love it! My husband, Jeff and I reside in Berea. Our adult children, Allen and Joanna, live out of state with our two granddaughters, Zoey and Evelyn.
Amanda brings considerable musical talent and experience to our church. She has a degree in vocal performance (opera) from Shenandoah University in Winchester, VA. She is an accomplished alto who plays both piano and organ. She is a recording artist who has performed regularly with Apollo’s Fire in a variety of styles. She performs jazz, opera, spirituals, classical, contemporary and world music. You can hear pieces of her latest CD at her website amandapowell.info.
Adrian von der Lippe