Senior Minister

Ron Eden

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Ron graduated from Ozark Christian College in 1991. He was ordained by his home congregation, Tyro Christian Church. He had youth ministries at First Christian Church of Clinton, OK and First Christian Church of Miami, OK. He was the pastor of Bethany Christian Church in Miami, OK before moving to Anthony in February of 2016. 
    Ron and his wife Shirley have 5 children: Heather Downey and her husband Jarrod, Zack Atkinson and his wife Stephanie, Kaleb Eden, Kendall Eden and Kory Eden. And 4 grandsons: Natan, C.J., Brendan and Cooper. 
    Ron is fan of: Kansas Jayhawks, KC Chiefs and KC Royals. He enjoys: golf, fishing and going on motorcycle rides with Shirley.

Associate/Youth Minister

Ed Preston

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B.A.  Manhattan Christian College
M.A.  Emmanuel School of  Religion 

Ed is married to Diana Preston and is celebrating their 33th anniversary. They have 2 married sons:
Brian(teacher), and his wife, Sarah(lawyer) living in Kansas City area with our grandsons- Clark and Boston, and Keith(computer consultant) and his wife, Valerie(artist) living in the Kansas City area.  Ed has traveled as an Evangelist, has been a preaching, Associate, Youth and Children's Minister and enjoys video production and computer related activity.

Favorite Holiday: Christmas

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Favorite Movie: "Star Wars"

Favorite Scripture:  Mark 10:27

"With God all things are possible".

Favorite Soda: Pepsi

Favorite Hobby:  Photography and electronics


Jessie Stitt

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Jessie is married to Nathan Stitt and is the proud mother of 2 children: Mason age 8, and Marisa age 4. She has been married to Nathan for 7 years. In 2012, they packed up and moved to Colorado Springs, where they stayed for 4 years. Jessie was a stay at home mother for most of this time. When they moved home, she worked for K.Lane's while Nathan started up his own business. Jessie loves her morning coffee, crafting, road trips and adventure, music, bargain hunting and antiquing, the mountains, and spending time with family and friends. 

   January 2019   
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