Pastor Luke's call to the ministry started in the world of music. For 6 years Luke was the leader of Christian Rock band, "Don't Know Dorothy." He then went on to work in production and audio before God called Luke to full-time ministry in the church! Luke has served as worship pastor, youth leader, and associate pastor before coming to GlenHaven. Luke is married to his wife Jamie. They have 3 daughters - Norah, Emmi Rose, and Lucy.
Some hobbies Luke enjoys are; frisbee, hiking, The Kansas City Chiefs, reading, writing, and taking Norah to the Park!
Luke's favorite books: "A Long Obedience in the Same Direction" by Eugene Peterson, "Desiring God" by John Piper, "The Cost of Discipleship" by Dietrich Bonhoeffer, and anything by C.S. Lewis!
Luke received his Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership from MidAmerica Nazarene University, his Master of Divinity from Mid-Western Baptist Theological Seminary, and a completion of the "Master Apprenticeship Program" program via Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and the Evangelical Presbyterian Church. Luke is currently a Doctoral student at Knox Theological Seminary.
Tanya loves working in administration and has for many years. Prior to working at GlenHaven, she worked as a school administrator and enjoyed it very much. She moved from Utah three years ago when she married her husband, Todd. She and her husband are loving parents and grandparents of seven children (three girls and four boys) and five grandchildren whom they love very much!
Lead Supervisor for GlenHaven Academy
Aaron Thomas Bratcher is a MO Department of Education Certified Instructor. He has previously taught in the Lexington R5 and Park Hill school districts. Aaron has a BA in Biblical Studies from Central Bible College & Evangel University in Springfield, MO. He previously had the pleasure of being a youth pastor, young adult ministries director, media director, church plant campus coordinator, special education paraprofessional, and even worked at Omega Christian Bookstore before Metro North Mall became a parking lot. Most recently Aaron has been teaching young students college and career readiness as well as various study skills and methods of inquiry.
When the world was shutting down in 2020, Aaron found true love in a woman originally from Texas. He and his wife Stephanie were married in 2021 and love to travel together and hope to start their own family soon. When they’re not exploring the KC area, they spend their time with their boston terrier, chihuahua, and lilac crowned amazon parrot.
Assistant Supervisor for GlenHaven Academy
Greta Hoener is a retired art teacher after teaching at both private and public schools for 22 years. She received her K through 12 teaching degree from Southeast Missouri State University and her Masters from Webster College. Throughout her teaching career she developed a sculpture garden at James Walker Elementary School as part of her Masters Program. The garden is listed in the book 20 plus 1 years of Public Art in Blue Springs book. She also illustrated a children's book called The Story Of Blue Springs. She loves teaching children art, history and about the Bible.