Northern Missouri Leadership Team

District Superintendent:  Dr. M. Ray Brewer

Assistant Superintendent:  Reverend J. Lowell Harrup

District Treasurer:  Reverend Paul McDonald

District Secretary:  Reverend Tracy Cook 

District Youth Director: Reverend Ryan Christopher

Lake Maurer Retreat Center Director:  Bunny Hartzler

District CE Director: Bunny Hartzler

District Men's Director: Del Weyer

District Women's Director: Kathy Barnes

District Girls Ministries Director: Allison Weedin

District Royal Rangers Director: Gary Riley

Marriage Ministries Director: David Heintz

 


District Presbytery

Section 1: Les Clark                    pastorles@bethelofliberty.org
Section 2: Tom Ragsdell             tom@newlifecolubia.org 
Section 3: Brad Riley                  bradriley@faithchapelag.com
Section 4: Doug Cline                 thesilverparson@yahoo.com
Section 5: Del Wyer                     pastor.del@hotmail.com
Section 6: Mike Neff                   cptstr@yahoo.com

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Dr. M. Ray Brewer - District Superintendent

Ray’s two best decisions were to respond to the Lord’s call for salvation at age 5, and to ask Kim Smith (Brewer) to marry him in 1976. Ray and Kim have been blessed with two sons—Brandon and Jason. Brandon, a medical student at the University of Missouri, lives with his wife Emily in Columbia, Missouri; Jason and his wife, Faith, live in Springfield, Mo.  

After receiving the M.Div. degree from Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary in San Francisco, Ray joined the staff of Tiffany Fellowship Assembly of God in Kansas City as Youth Pastor in 1978 to work with his father, Dr. Paul Brewer. He became Tiffany’s Senior Pastor in 1986, and completed his D.Min degree through Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 1989, and was elected as District Superintendent in 2007.

Ray represents the third generation of Pentecostal preachers in the Brewer family, and celebrates the grace of God in that every family member for five generations has testified of a saving experience with the Lord Jesus Christ!

In his spare time Ray collects nativity sets and frequents used book stores.


Reverend J. Lowell Harrup - Assistant Superintendent

Reverend J. Lowell Harrup is currently the pastor of Northland Cathedral in Kansas City, Missouri. Prior to his present place of ministry, he pastored Christian Center in Brussels, Belgium from 1979-1989.

Before going to Brussels, he pastored for thirteen years in Alexandria, Virginia, near Washington D.C. He is a graduate of Southeastern College of the Assemblies of God in Lakeland, Florida.

Reverend Harrup has had an extensive preaching ministry in family camps, ministers’ meetings, and leadership seminars. He has also ministered to young people in secondary and university schools. He has also served on several councils, boards, as presbyter, and is currently a general presbyter from the Northern Missouri District.

He and his wife, Carol, have been married for 45 years; they have 4 children and 9 grandchildren.


Reverend Paul McDonald - District Treasurer

Rev. Paul McDonald is presently serving in a dual position as District Business Administrator and District Treasurer for the Northern Missouri District Council of the Assemblies of God.  He works under Superintendent Ray Brewer, and his wife, Cindy is also working at the office as the Credentialing Secretary.

 Pastor Paul and Cindy McDonald have been in ministry for 28 years, serving first as youth pastors under Pastor Ray Brewer at Tiffany Fellowship in Kansas City, MO, upon graduation from Central Bible College. He remained on staff for 10 years, becoming ordained with Northern Missouri District Council and receiving a Masters of Divinity in Bible at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

In 2000, he took his wife and two children up the “Al-Can Highway” 4500 miles to pastor the largest Assembly of God church in Fairbanks, Alaska. After eleven years of fruitful labor, he resigned in September of 2011, to come “home” to Northern Missouri.

 Paul and Cindy have a daughter, Melia (Isaiah), and a son, Brenden (Taylor).  Brenden is a recent graduate of Evangel University.  He and his wife, Taylor, live in Springfield, Mo.  Melia and her husband, Isaiah, have one son, Tobiah.  In his spare time, Paul loves to play with Toby, read, hunt, fish, and play an occasional round of golf.