Rev. Suzi Goldt
Preaching is a passion for Suzi. She enjoys digging into the Bible and making it relevant to the challenges of life in the 21st century. She received her Masters of Divinity from Central Theological Seminary in 2003. She served as Minister of Youth in Raymore before being called to Countryside in 2006. Directing and counseling camps for youth and children is her other passion and she does this every summer at Tall Oaks Camp and Conference Center.
Nancy has been with Countryside for 5 years and came to us with 20 years of experience in church work. Her responsibilities include assisting the staff and congregation of Countryside in pursuing and accomplishing their ministry goals. Nancy manages the facility scheduling, desktop publishing, advertising, website content, membership database and inventory. She also enjoys being wedding coordinator for the many weddings at Countryside. Nancy has been married to Dave for 38 years and has two children and one granddaughter.
Director of Choirs
Gabe has served Disciples congregations as a music director for over 25 years.
In addition to singing with Kansas City Chorale, Wm. Baker Festival Singers and Fine Arts Chorale, Gabe performs as a drummer/singer with local bands. He has played in the orchestra for several community theater groups and is currently performing with KC Cabaret.
Janette has been a church organist/pianist for over 40 years. She started during her high school years as organist for the First Presbyterian Church in Belle Plaine, Kansas. Since moving to the Kansas City area she has served as pianist for several churches. In 2010, Janette has returned to her roots and has enjoyed playing organ at Countryside.
Child Development Center Director
Jenifer has over 12 years experience working directly with young children in ministry. She received her Kindermusik certification in 1999 and has both taught in the preschool classroom and developed curriculum for early education including art appreciation, music, and gross motor classes. She has worked as both preschool teacher and Assistant Director at Colonial Child Development Center. Prior to that, she spent time working with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children as both Board Member and Director of Programs for the Kansas City Branch. She homeschools two of her three boys and works closely with her husband at the American Opera Studio as both volunteer and performer.
Nursery and Parents Night Out Director
Donna is a dedicated teacher of over 25 years. She enjoys working with all types of children. As a teacher, she has touched the lives of many children and families. She has been part of Countryside Christian Church for 4 years now and has enjoyed every minute of it.