Meet the Staff

  • Scott Stearman



    Scott joined the staff of Metro in February 2015 after serving as Senior Pastor of Kirkwood Baptist Church (MO) for 12 years. Scott provides primary leadership for Metro's congregational ministries. In addition to serving as pastor of Metro, Scott serves as a presence for the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and Baptist World Alliance at the United Nations. Scott is married to vocal teacher and performer, Cecelia. 

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  • Tiffany Triplett Henkel

    Executive Director of RMM/Pastor

    Pastor/Executive Director of Rauschenbusch Metro Ministries

    Tiffany's tenure with Metro began in 2005. As ED/Pastor, she focuses on the coordination, development and administration of our community ministries through RMM. A resident of Hell's Kitchen, Tiffany is deeply invested in the neighborhood and a recognized community leader. Together with her husband (and Metro's resident architect) Dan, she has two children: Hudson and Adi. 

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  • Brooklyn Lovelace

    Administrative Assistant

    Administrative and Program Assistant

  • Leslie Lowe



  • Anita Massengil

    Financial Administrator

    Financial Administrator and Worship Leader

    Anita has been a Metro member since the early 80s and for the last 5 years has served as Financial Administrator. Anita is also our Worship Leader, directing the Metro choir and coordinating our Worship Committee. Anita is married to David. They have 2 adult children and one granddaughter.

  • Brittani O'Connell

    Sanctuary Arts Coordinator

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  • Tony Ponella

    Volunteer and program associate

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  • Mark Prehn

    Food Justice Coordinator

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  • Sheyla Soriano

    Youth Programming Associate

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  • Lesley-Ann Hix Tommey

    CBF Urban Minister

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