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Rev. Joshua Patty, Senior Minister
 
Rev. Joshua Patty became the senior minister of Eastgate on December 1, 2011.  He is an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), having previously served as pastor of Central Christian Church in Fairmont, WV and youth minister at United Christian Church in Country Club Hills, IL.  He holds a Master of Divinity from the University of Chicago Divinity School.

Josh has a passion for digging into the Bible in worship and classroom settings, which is evident through sermons that are both engaging and thought-provoking.  He is a student of the history of Christianity, especially in the United States.  He also is an unabashed movie fan and a self-professed Abraham Lincoln nut.

Josh regularly posts items of interest to his pastor's blog, "Along This Pilgrim's Journey...." 

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Renee Zimmerman, Minister of Music
 
Renee is a teacher in the KCK school district and brings her gifts to Eastgate from a variety of places.  Well versed in church language and church music, Renee is a significant part of the ministry of Eastgate.  Renee plays organ, piano, and directs the choir,the bell choir and Childrens musical activities.  She offers much joy and service to Eastgate and has become a friend to many.  Renee has a way of empowering Eastgate’s members to let their voice be heard.  Renee is married to Fred and they both enjoy teaching, going to Royals games, and music!
 

Nancy McCarty, Administrative Assistant

Nancy thought she had retired and then ventured into Eastgate.  She is a powerful secretary, one who keeps us organized and informed.  Nancy is the one to go to with questions and if she can’t answer, she’ll point you to  the right place.  She is married to Ed and together they travel and do much work for a non profit organization.

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