Meet Your Board

Patty Smith,

Show Me The Way

Walk to Emmaus  # 10

Table of Sarah..




Occupation – Pastor at Aldrich United Methodist Church & Morrisville United Methodist Church 

Mother of 3 great kids, grandmother to 8  wonderful grandsons. I love gardening, my pets, walking and reading. I have a great husband Jim who is also a pastor.  

Board Responsibilities: Community Spiritual Director

For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.      Jeremiah 29:11

Mark Kailbourn

Show Me The Way

Walk to Emmaus # 74

Table of Luke

Occupation – Pastor at Pineville United Methodist / Noel United Methodist / Southwest City United Methodist

Board Responsibilities: Prayer Chair

Rex Warren

Heart of The Ozarks.

Walk to Emmaus # 3

Table on Matthew

Occupation - Pastor of Fairview United Methodist Church

Board Responsibilities: Candlelight & Sponsors Hour

Larry Baker

Show Me The Way

Walk to Emmaus, #28

Table of Mark

Occupation - Retired Middle School Educator

Board Responsibility: Board Chair


Be strong and courageous.  Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the LORD 
your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you."  Deuteronomy 31:6.

Linda Moore

Show Me The Way

Walk to Emmaus # 31

Table of Ruth. 

Occupation- Retired as an international contract manager from Otis Elevator Company in Bloomington, Indiana.  I love to travel, have visited many countries in Europe for pleasure and Israel on a mission trip.  I have taken several cruises and would go more often except for 2 things: convincing my husband and money!  Number one in my life is God, followed closely by my family.  I also enjoy writing poetry and short stories and doing oil painting.

Board Responsibilities: Vice Chair & Gatherings/Reunions


 "Be still and know that I am God."     Psalms 46:10

Cheryl Wood

Show Me The Way

Walk to Emmaus # 33

Table of Ruth

Occupation - Retired Educator

Board Responsibilities: Music (Gatherings/Reunions) & Secretary (Board Historian)

Lynn McDonald

Show Me The Way

Walk to Emmaus # 39

Table of Mary

Occupation - ​Administrative Assistant at FUMC in Mt. Vernon

Board Responsibilities: Treasurer & Team Selection Chair

Roy Liliegren

Show Me The Way

Walk to Emmaus #74

Table of Mark

Occupation -   Retired K-9 teacher, Social Studies, Gifted & Talented, Geography teacher in Jr. High, Jr College and Grad school.

I  play 4 music instruments, but piano has been my favorite. Many hobbies and mission projects fill our schedule. 50 years of a wonderful marriage to Andrea has given us 3 grown children and 10 grandchildren.  God has guided, guarded, challenged and blessed us along life's journey.

Board responsibilities: Music (gatherings/reunions)

Asst. Setup & take down

Psalms 23:4 has always been a comfort for me

Andrea Liljegren

Show Me The Way

Walk to Emmaus # 75

Table of Naomi.

Occupation - Former Elementary School Teacher, mother of three children and the wife of Roy.

I like to sew, read and work with stained glass. I volunteer with LOVE INC. and I sing in the Tri lakes Community chorus

Kimberling City United Methodist.

Board Responsibilities: Gatherings/Reunions & Kitchen Asst.


Under his wing you will find refuge. Psalm. 91:4

Dennis Kirk  

Show Me The Way

Walk to Emmaus # 48

Table of Matthew

Occupation - Retired Educator

Board Responsibilities: Setup & Take Down

Rickey Cosby

Show Me The Way

Walk to Emmaus #74

Table of Mark

Occupation - Outreach Ministry for the elderly

Board Responsibilities: Supplies/Literature & Asst. Setup & Take Down


God grant me the Serenity to except the things I cannot change.

The strength and courage the change the things I can .And the wisdom to know the difference.

Cher Hargis 

Show Me The Way

Walk to Emmaus #67

Table of Naomi  

Occupation - Retired RN.  I love to cook and find happiness in my volunteer oppurtunities..

Board Responsibilities: Kitchen Chair


May the God of hope fill you with joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.    Romans 15:13

Sue Marshall

Show Me The Way

Walk to Emmaus #24

Table of Anna

Occupation-Licensed Professional Counselor and Executive Director

Board Responsibilities: Community/ Walk Training &Team Selection Chair


May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. Romans 15:13

Ken Bohannan

Show Me The Way

Walk to Emmaus # 60

Table of Peter

Occupation - Served 22 years in the Army. Stationed to Ft. Leonard Wood Missouri

One of the greatest blessings in my life is marrying my wife Cheryl and our son Christopher who is just turned seventeen.  I enjoy camping, cooking in a Dutch oven, reading, walking for exercise, fishing and canoeing.

Board Responsibilities:  Agape Chair


For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him shall not perish, but have everlasting life.  John 3:16

Cheryl Bohannan

Show Me The Way

Walk to Emmaus # 61

Table of Anna

Occupation - 

Board Responsibilities: Agape Chair

Billie Benson

Show Me The Way

Walk to Emmaus #69

Table of Ruth

Occuption - Retired. During  the      winter months I enjoy old black and white movies and in the summertime you can find me outside doing whatever the day might bring.  

Board Responsibilities: Website/Media & Supplies/Literature


I lift up my eyes to the mountains— where does my help come from?  My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth.       

Psalm 121:1-2