Contact South Joplin Christian Church

Together We Are One

Contact South Joplin Christian Church

Together We Are One

South Joplin Christian Church
(Disciples of Christ)
Telephone: (417) 624-2522
Facsimile: (417) 624-4566
1901 S. Pearl Avenue
Joplin, MO 64804
Church Office Hours
Monday-Friday 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
19th Street Entrance of Church
For tax purposes, our Federal Tax ID number is 44-0574395.
For general church questions, inquiries, or if you are new here please fill out the form below to reach out church office. Thank you!

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Church parking is conveniently located behind the church in the lot Southeast of the main church entrance at the corner of 20th and Wall Ave. Enter through the door at the bottom of the steps leading to Fellowship Hall, or park on Pearl Street and use the elevator to access either the Sanctuary or Fellowship Hall.

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Church Staff | South Joplin Christian Church

Rev. Dr. Colleen Carroll, Senior Minister

Church Staff | South Joplin Christian ChurchColleen (Troxell) Carroll is a third-generation Disciples of Christ clergy, and has pastored in Missouri since 1990. She received both Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry degrees from Eden Theological Seminary in St. Louis. She and her husband,Tom Hamm, enjoy camping and canoeing, fishing, and antiquing. They each have two grown children, and five grandchildren in all. As a child, Colleen lived in Japan for ten years, where she learned to enjoy both sushi and sumo (two things that often make Americans cringe!).

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Kathryn Wilson, Minister of Mission and Outreach

Church Staff | South Joplin Christian ChurchKathryn Wilson joined our staff in May 2012. She is a graduate of Lexington Theological Seminary where she attended following a 25 year career as a Probation Officer. Kathryn is originally from Louisville, KY, but spent the last 30 years in Xenia, OH where her children and grandchildren still reside.

Originally called to coordinate tornado recovery efforts following the May, 2011 tornado, she now provides oversight and guidance for our congregational mission and outreach endeavors, ensuring that we maintain faithful energy and enthusiasm for mission beyond our own doorsteps.

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Sherry Elliott, Church Secretary

Church Staff | South Joplin Christian ChurchSherry has served as church secretary since 2004. She has never met a stranger, which makes her presence in the office a blessing. When not tending to the secretarial needs of the congregation, she is happiest spending time with her two grand daughters.

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Choir Director, Spencer Dawson

Church Staff | South Joplin Christian Church Spencer Dawson joined our music ministry team on September 1 as choir director. He is a candidate for graduation from MSSU in May of 2020, and plans on teaching vocal music in grades K-12 after graduation. He is a native of Carl Junction and Webb City, and has been involved in various choral groups including the MSSU Chorale, Concert Choir, and the Oxford Choral Singing Summer School in England. You may also spot Spencer as a server at Del Rio Mexican Restaurant on North Rangeline Road where he works part-time. Welcome to the SJCC team, Spencer!

Organist, Chris Greninger

Chris grew up in Joplin and has been playing in churches since he was a youth. Additionally, he has toured Europe and played on several cathedral organs, including Mozart’s organ! He is an accomplished and talented musician who brings a variety of gifts and passions to our worship team.

Gordon States, Custodian

Church Staff | South Joplin Christian ChurchGordon joined our SJCC team in 2015 as part-time custodian.

He is primarily here on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 9:00 AM until 2:00 PM.

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