Leadership

Ministers & Staff

NOW HIRING:

Youth  Minister

TCC is excited to be searching for our next Minister of Youth! We are looking for an individual who loves Jesus and sharing him with others. Tonganoxie Christian Church is a church that is poised for growth, and investing in the next generation will play a big role in how we grow. Contact our Senior Minister, Steve Howell, to submit your resume and references (steve@tongiecc.org or 913-845-2821) so you can be part of our team and our community!

Steve Howell

Senior Minister

Steve has served at TCC since 2007, taking on the role of Senior Minister in 2023. Steve graduated from Manhattan Christian College with a B.A. in Bible/Pastoral Ministry. He and his wife, Deb, have two kids. Steve is passionate about teaching and helping people discover their new favorite parts of Scripture. In his downtime, Steve enjoys cheering for his favorite hockey team (Go Avs!), writing, enjoying BBQ and Dr. Pepper, and laughing with his family.

April Swang

Children's Minister

April is our full-time Children’s Minister and has been serving at TCC since 2016. April is from Oklahoma and attended Midwest Christian College. Her and husband Ted, have 3 boys and 5 grandchildren. April is eager to have children fall in love with God so that they can have Him in their lives forever! April enjoys friends, arts and crafts, scrapbooking, and new experiences with family.

Glenda Stoppel

Incoming Church Treasurer

Glenda began serving TCC as a part-time secretary in February, 2022. Her duties transitioned into the treasurer for the church a year later. She is from Hillsboro, Kansas and has an Associate Degree in Business. She and her husband, Tom, have two adult kids, a son-in-law, and two grandchildren. Her family hosted an exchange student from Germany years ago and they consider her as a bonus member along with her husband. Glenda and Tom moved to Tonganoxie in May, 2021 to be closer to their family. She enjoys the camaraderie of the church community and feels that TCC is a great place to worship and grow her spiritual journey.

Kim Randall

Church Secretary

Kim Randall joined our staff in September 2023. Kim is newer to our congregation, but she brings a lot of relevant experience, a positive personality, and a solid spiritual background to the position! She is a graduate of Fort Hays State University (B.S. in Business), served as a director of a church preschool for ten years, and ran her own catering business for twenty-two years. Kim comes with a church history and a love for Jesus that is evident in her conversations. Please welcome her to the new position when you see her!