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Staff and Leadership

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Rev. Patrick Gruber

“Pastor Pat” was called to be the Pastor of the Presbyterian Church of Washington in 2013. Originally from Minnesota, Rev. Gruber previously served churches in Mexico and Cuba (the cities in Missouri, not the countries). He is thrilled with the progress that PCW has made in the short time since he first arrived on scene.…

Rev. Jocelyn Van Buskirk

Jocelyn VanBuskirk was commissioned Parish Associate at the church in 2014. She is an honorably retired pastor member of Giddings-Lovejoy Presbytery. She is primarily involved with the Adult Christian Education program of the church: teaching an adult Sunday school class and often leading the women’s Horizon Bible Study monthly gatherings. She leads the Tuesday morning…

Bonnie Borgmann

Bonnie joined the Presbyterian Church staff in November, 2016 as Administrative Assistant/Financial Secretary. Bonnie is a life-long resident of Marthasville.  She retired from the School District of Washington after a 30-year career in the Superintendent /Business Office.  Bonnie also co-owned her own business for ten years which was just recently sold.   She enjoys spending time…

Tim Culp

Tim has been the organist at PCW since March 2010. He has played church organs and directed church choirs for over 30 years.  He is a past member of A.G.O. (American Guild of Organists) and has been involved in community and college theater for over 40 years.  He is employed full time at Mercy Hospital…

Emily Bounds

Emily is a child of the Presbyterian Church of Washington. Her parents are John and Jane Bugele, and brother, Adam. She has many wonderful memories of growing up with a loving church family, many of which helped shape the person she is today. She grew up and fulfilled her childhood dream of becoming a music…

John Bugele

John is very excited to have recently taken on the Choir Director’s role after having sung in the choir for many years. He and his wife, Jane, have been members here since 1988. Their son, Adam and daughter, Emily were both raised in this church. Emily now serves as one of the church accompanists. They…

Ken Roetheli

Ken is our longest tenured employee.  Ken has been on staff at PCW since 1988!  Ken and his wife, Anna, have two children and three grandchildren.  In his spare time, Ken enjoys bowling, working in his yard and playing with his grandchildren.  Ken has enjoyed developing strong relationships with many of our members over the…