Rev. Dr. Ted Pierce
Rev. Dr. Ted Pierce
Rev. Pierce is the Preaching and Teaching Pastor and Head of Staff at Rolling Hills Church. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Milligan College, Tenn., a Master’s degree in counseling from East Tennessee State University, a Master’s of Arts degree in Christian education from Presbyterian School of Education and a Master’s of Divinity from Union Theological in Richmond VA,. Rev. Pierce also holds a Doctorate of Ministry degree from Reformed Theological Seminary.... Read More
Rev. Laurie Anderson
Rev. Laurie Anderson
Rev. Laurie Anderson is our Minister of Church Life at Rolling Hills Church. She holds a Masters of Divinity from Saint Paul School of Theology and her Bachelor of Science in Journalism, Mass Communications from Kansas State.
She was most recently the Minister at First Christian Church in Girard, Kansas. She has also been an Associate Pastor in Raymore, Missouri and was an Interfaith Associate at Presbyterian Mission Agency in Louisville, Kentucky. In... Read More
Grammy award-winner, Charles Bruffy, has been the Director of Music, Worship & the Arts at Rolling Hills for more than 20 years. He began his career as a tenor soloist, performing with the Robert Shaw Festival Singers in recordings and concerts in France and at Carnegie Hall. Bruffy has been the Artistic Director for the Kansas City Chorale since 1988, Director of the Kansas City Symphony Chorus since 2008 and the Phoenix Chorale since 1999. He enjoys... Read More
Patrice grew up in Paola, Kansas where she began her music education with her father, Charles Molina as her first choir and band director and her mother, Joyce Molina as her voice teacher. She attended the University of Kansas and graduated with a Bachelors of Music Education with an emphasis in both instrumental and vocal music and a Master of Music in Choral Conducting.
Patrice has been a choral music educator for 36 years, 21 of those years were at... Read More
Barbara has been the Alto Section Leader in the Chancel Choir for 20 years and the Co-Director of the Celebration Choir, along with Rebecca Lloyd, since 2006. She is in her 25th year in the Licensing Department of Hallmark Cards where she manages accounts like Peanuts, Lucasfilm and Dr. Seuss. She sang with the Kansas City Chorale for 30 years under the direction of Charles Bruffy. Barbara and Michael Meyer have been married for 42 years and have two sons and... Read More
Becky has been the soprano section leader and Co-Director of Children’s choirs here at Rolling Hills for nearly 20 years. She further assists by singing at weddings, funerals and special services. Previously, she was a 6th grade elementary school teacher in Gardner, KS, soprano in the KC Chorale, and section leader and children’s choir director at St. Andrew’s Episcopal in Kansas City. She has a private voice studio and is a vocal assistant at Olathe NW and... Read More
Kelli is the staff accountant. She is responsible for the accounting, record keeping and financial reporting of the church and preschool. Kelli began her career with Rolling Hills in November of 2000. Prior to Rolling Hills, she worked at KPMG. Kelli is married to Kevin, and they have been members of Rolling Hills since moving to Kansas City in 1992. They are parents to Libby, Kate and Drew. Kelli can be reached at ... Read More
Melina is the Communications Consultant. Her job is to share all the wonderful stories and happenings at Rolling Hills to the rest of the community. She has been with Rolling Hills since June 2014. Prior to joining the staff at RHC, she has worked at public relations agencies in New York City and Kansas City and has been self-employed, working alongside her sister at Edit Communications. She is married to Matthew and has two boys, Harvey and Walter. Melina can... Read More
Andrea is the Director of Church Resources. She has been at Rolling Hills since 2010. She graduated from the University of Kansas with a B.A. in Human Development. Prior to working at Rolling Hills, Andrea worked at Physicians Reference Lab for 10 years and was a stay at home mom. Andrea enjoys spending time with her three kids, Sam, Annie and Henry. Andrea can be reached at email@example.com.
Susan is support staff to both the Clergy and the accounting office. She schedules appointments and provides clerical support to both Rev Woody Brown and Rev. Ted Pierce. She also assists in the accounting office, depositing and posting weekly offerings and preschool tuition. Prior to joining the staff at RHC, Susan worked as a paralegal. She is married to Bob and has three children and two grandchildren all of whom reside in Johnson County. Susan can be reached... Read More
Jennifer is the financial assistant. She is responsible for accounts payable. Jennifer graduated from Kansas State University with a degree in Elementary Education. She taught 2nd grade in the Olathe School District before staying home with her children. Jennifer is married to Bryan and they stay very busy with their four children, Alexandria, Jack, Julia & Beau. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org... Read More
CHILDREN & YOUTH STAFF
Longtime Rolling Hills member and teacher, Julie Schutzler, is a graduate from Kansas State University and holds a Master's Degree in Elementary Education from Baker University. Julie and her husband, Jeff, have three daughters in the Rolling Hills Youth program. You can reach Julie at email@example.com.
Amy Hopkins is the Director of Children’s and Family Ministries. Amy oversees church school for our elementary school students, coordinates children and family fellowship activities and leads Vacation Church School. She graduated from the University of Kansas (Rock Chalk!) with her bachelors and masters degrees in education. Amy taught 5th grade in the DeSoto School district before staying home with her children, Graham and Libby. Rolling Hills has always... Read More
Lauren graduated from Kansas State University with her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a focus on non-profit entrepreneurship. Lauren has grown up at Rolling Hills, she went to preschool here, baptized as a toddler here, was active in all church events as a child, youth and young adult, and she also has been a part of the summer staff here. She is the grandchild of Pat and Bill Bowden and daughter of Mindy Bowden. You can reach Lauren at... Read More