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Tim Waggoner- Pastor

Tim began serving Knox Presbyterian as Senior Pastor on May 1, 1994.  He and his wife, Janis, have three daughters, Jessica (Chad) Tammy, and Rebecca (Jeff) and five Grandchildren.  Tim has a Master of Divinity from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Speech and Theater.  A few of his hobbies are racquetball and theater.

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 Fred Daniels - Director of Evangelism & Discipleship

 Fred has joined Knox on December 4, 2017.   He was raised in Oklahoma City, then Wichita in both the Disciples of Christ 
 Presbyterian Churches.  After graduating from KU he served as a Youth Pastor then attended Grad school at Wheaton College
 in IL.  He was called after graduation to Overland Park Christian church and went to seminary at St Paul's.  He has served at 
 Excelsior Springs, Sheol Creek Community Church and Miami Presbyterian.   He is married to Cindy, who teaches at Marantha
 Christian Academy and they have two children.   Noah is a US Marine and Chloe is a senior at Olathe NW.    We are so happy
  to welcome them to the Knox family. 

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  Janet Loos - Director of Children's Ministry

  Janet joined the Knox Staff July 3, 2017.   She is a Kansas City girl since age 6, graduating from SM South and
  then Mid American Nazarene University with a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education and a Masters in Education.

  Janet and Larry have 3 children,  Mark age 11, Sophie age 3 and Emma who is 1.  She enjoys spending time
  with family and friends, doing crafty things and gardening.   She loves to bake and is a huge Royals, Chiefs,
  and Jayhawks fan.  

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 Nathanial Olsen - Director of Music

 Nate earned a B.A. in Music from Bethel University in St Paul, MN and a M.A.in church music from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in
 Gladstone,  MO.He has served as a worship director, traditional service leader, children's choir director, and a solist in both instrumental and
 voice before joining the Knox  staff in September 2016. Nate, and his wife Rachel and have two daughters. 

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Kendra Holcomb-Densmore-
Director of Youth Ministry and Adult Spiritual Growth

Kendra, better known as "Kendi" Holcomb-Densmore has served in a number of capacities at Knox and is now the Director of Youth and 
College-age  Ministries.  She previously was the Director of the Celebration Choir, Celebration Worship Team, served as the Youth Ministry Assistant, and
intern for the  Adult Christian Education. Kendi graduated from Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais, Illinois, with a Bachelors of Science,
Music Education, and Vocal Concentration.  She attended Nazarene Theological Seminary, Kansas City, MO, and received her Master of Arts,
Christian Education and Youth Ministry. 

Kendi is an avid hockey fan and occasionally sneaks away to St. Louis to catch the Detroit Redwings at an away game.  She also enjoys reading, music
(she is  a member of the byFire band), movies and trying new foods.  

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Russell Harvey- Celebration Choir and Praise Team Director

 Russell has been the Celebration Choir (Jr and Sr High Youth) Director since 2007 and has also lead the Celebration Worship Team and Praise Band
since 2011.  Russell also teaches elementary band in the DeSoto School District. He and his wife Kellie have two children, Caleb and Katie. Russell
received a Bachelors of  Music Education from the University of Colorado and had studied in the Masters of Music Education program at UMKC.

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Karen Van Aalsburg- Secretary

 Karen has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Education from Moorhead State University in Moorhead, Minnesota, and has served as the church's
 secretary since September of 2000.  Karen enjoys spending time with her husband, Dick, and their sons, Lee and Jared and their wives, Karmen and  
 Jenny.  Karen's four grandchildren, Caleb, Karli, Hudson  and Rebecca are a delight and joy to her.  She enjoys writing, reading, antiquing, decorating,  
 and hosting and participating in Bible studies.

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