Dr. Russell St. John - Lead Pastor

Russ was born and raised in Washington State, and is a lover of sunshine, college football, preaching, his family, and dogs. After studying history at Washington State University, he earned a Master of Divinity at Covenant Seminary in St. Louis, and has served both as a pastor and an active duty Navy Chaplain. Russ earned a Doctor of Ministry and a PhD, both in the field of homiletics, and delights in Christ-centered, expository preaching through books of the Bible. Along with serving Twin Oaks, he is a visiting instructor at Covenant Seminary, where he trains students to preach, and is a correspondent for WORLD magazine. Russ and his wife, Amy, have been married for (almost) twenty years, and are the parents of six children, one German Shepherd, and a Great Dane. Russ joined the staff in February of 2014 and delights to serve Christ and the people of Twin Oaks. Check out Pastor Russ's blog here!


Rev. Bill Myers - Associate Pastor

Pastor Bill Myers has been blessed to:

  • Be a follower of Jesus for 44 years

  • Be married to Wendy for 38 years

  • Be a father to 5 great children (and 4 sons-in-law & 1 daughter-in-law) for 33 years, and the grandfather of 9 and counting

  • Be a graduate of Covenant Seminary for 15 years

  • Be on staff at TOPC for 19 years

  • Have had a part in the following ministries at TOPC: Evangelism, Discipleship, Marriage Mentoring, Assimilation, Parenting, Special Needs, Worship Leading, Preaching/Teaching, Families

  • Have spent over 10 years in the following countries on long or short-term mission projects: Togo, Cameroon, Benin, Nigeria, South Africa, Morocco, Burkina Faso, Kenya, Belgium, France, Netherlands, UK, Scotland, Italy, Austria, Luxembourg, Germany, Ukraine, Mexico, Ecuador, India

Brian Roby
Administrative Director



Carol Scanio,
Children's Ministry Director




Virginia McGuigan
Director of Music

Music & Worship Staff
Wendy Myers, Administrative Assistant
Dennis Bergin, Organist

Mark Hawkins
Business Administrator

Business / Admin. Staff
Jack Lavergne, Maintenance Supervisor
Dot Massot, Receptionist



Church Elders

Todd Akin, John Hibbler, Greg Huffman, Doug Loveall, Bill Myers (Associate Pastor), Nathan Reddick, Norman Reed, Jeff Scheibe, Russell St. John (Lead Pastor), Ernie Taeger


The Diaconate

Kerry Brown, Carson Carrington, Tim Fessler, Flavio Furlan, Brian Moellenhoff, Jay Nichols, Shawn Perry, Craig Philipp, Gary Skelton, Jim Spindel, Clark Stout, Larry Zanders


Donna Middendorf
Director of Missions


Missions Staff
Jenni De Jong, Administrative Assistant



Student Ministry Staff

David Barnes, Director of Student Ministry
Andy Iversen, College Ministry Director


Les Prouty
Communications Director

Communications Staff
Dennis Scanio, Media & Graphic Design



Nicki Sanden
Business Manager