/files/Graphics/Staff and Elders pics/david rispoli_Resized_150x194.png   David Rispoli - Lead Pastor

Pastor David Rispoli has been the lead pastor at Joy Community Church since 1997. At the age of 16, he was captured by a message about the love of God and committed his life to sharing that message with everyone he meets. After spending time in the Roman Catholic Seminary and the United States Marine Corps, he earned a degree in Philosophy from Slippery Rock University. He completed his Masters of Divinity at the Gettysburg Theological Seminary. He has subsequently earned an MBA and is currently in the dissertation phase of his PhD at Capella University. Pastor Dave has been multi-vocational his entire ministry. He currently serves as a pastor, a hospice chaplain, a funeral home grief counselor, and a coach. His passion is seeing people come into a relationship with Jesus and making a difference in the world. David’s wife, Cathy, is his partner in ministry and they have three wonderful children, Amanda, Alyssa and Anthony.

Email david@joycommunity.com

Phone 314-606-4272

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Scott Bowles - Worship Leader

Scott has been serving Joy since 1997 as Worship Leader. He has been married to Sandy for 17 years and has two kids, Devon and Alison. Scott loves to play computer games and is addicted to chocolate.  He is also passionate about helping people get out of debt, get on a plan and find financial peace through the Prince of Peace, Jesus Christ.

Email scott@joycommunity.com

Phone 636-279-0465

/files/Graphics/Staff and Elders pics/patsy ceasar_Resized_135x180.jpg Annette Ravens - Director of Communications

Annette has been a partner at Joy since 1996.  She and her husband, George, have 5 grown children and 2 granddaughters. Annette retired in 2013 after 30 years in the telecommunications industry, George recently retired with 38 years as a commercial union carpenter. They enjoy spending time with family and relaxing at their cabin on Bull Shoals Lake.  Annette loves the special friendships and worship service at Joy, It’s home.

Email - communication@joycommunity.com

  Barb Chatman- Elder/Nursery Ministry

Barb and her husband, Sam, and children, Trey and Abby, have been partners at Joy since 1999.  Barb is in management with Yankee Candle.  At Joy, she is in charge of the nursery ministry.  Her favorite thing about Joy is the awesome people!

Email barbdsm80@aol.com


Tim Kilz - Treasurer

Tim Kilz serves as Treasurer for Joy.  He and his wife, Amy, and children, Jordan, Carley and Jack, have been partners at Joy since 1996.  Tim and Amy are responsible for Joy's annual Trivia Night, which subsidizes the budget for youth ministry at Joy.  As a long time partners, Tim feels Joy's best attribute is the "come as you are" attitude at Joy Community.

Email ukilzme@sbcglobal.net


Jim Haalboom - Elder

Jim has always known God, but he began a very personal relationship with Jesus when he first attended Joy in the spring of 2008.  His wonderful wife, Debbie, serves God through the Greeting and Stewardship Teams.  His daughters, Jamie and Kellie, have both been very active with joy's Youth Group and weekly Teen Talks.  Jim is passionate about praising God.  Since 2009, he has been a member of Joy's Worship Team, where he sings and plays alto sax.  Jim also meets every Monday morning at 6 am, with a dedicated group of people, to focus on prayer.  "As I turn more of my life over to God, He continues to bless me in astounding ways".

Email jhaalboom@cphmo.net

Matt Hiatt Matt Hiatt - Elder/Worship Team

Matt has been attending Joy since summer of 2006. He is married to Christina and has two boys, Stephen and Jace.  Matt is a Line Haul driver with Old Dominion Freight Lines.  He had been on the Worship Team since 2007.  He was raised in a God loving family in the Catholic Church.  His favorite part about Joy is raising his kids through the Christian Faith while belonging to Joy Community Church.  Matt taught Children's church for a few years and stopped to be fully involved in the Worship Team.

Email mhiatt2009@live.com

/files/Graphics/Staff and Elders pics/dianna file.jpg Diana File - Elder

Diana is married to Terry and they have 3 children, Ashley, Paige and TJ.  They have been partners since 2005 and absolutely love it!  Diana loves to spend time with family and friends and of course meeting new faces.  She invites you to come and see why Joy is so contagious!

Email file55@aol.com

Stacy Johnson Stacy Johnson - Elder/Welcome Ministry

Stacy has been a partner at Joy since 2014. She says that she is blessed to work in customer service for ISC Surfaces, a company that continues to show her much love and acceptance very similar to Joy.

At Joy she is currently a leader in the Greeter/Usher Ministry and in training to be a part of Joy Care Ministry. Her Favorite thing about Joy is all of the amazing people who are passionate about worshipping God and loving others they way God loves us.

Email stacyrj@earthlink.net

John Eckenfels   John Eckenfels - Elder/Tech Team

John Eckenfels became a partner with Joy in 2005.  John has been a part of the tech team for about as long as he has been a partner at joy.  John has children Jonah and Lucy who also attend on a weekly basis.  I started a new job about six months ago  doing detail and support design work.

Email eckey2009@gmail.com


Mailing Address: 810 Westwood Industrial Park Dr. Weldon Spring, MO 63304 | 636-248-1557 Joy Community Church is affiliated with the Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ (LCMC)