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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 unabased 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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Susan Lundquist, Music Director

Susan Lundquist serves as the music director at Eastgate, playing keyboard in worship services and directing the Choir and Bell Choir.  Susan has a Bachelor of Music Education with Piano-Vocal Emphasis from Drury University in Springfield, Missouri. She has been an accompanist in several school districts through the years and has also worked at the United Way and at MARC for a number of years as a manager of volunteers. She is married to Alan, has two children and twin grandsons. 

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.

Email Nancy McCarty.