Jon Gohdes - Lead Pastor
Jon was born in north-central Wisconsin and lived there during his growing up years until moving to Kansas City to attend Calvary University in 2008. He graduated from CU with a BA in pastoral studies (2012) and a MA in biblical counseling (2017). He is certified with the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC). He came to Shawnee Bible Church in 2011 to serve as youth ministry leader, was ordained in 2017 while serving as Associate Pastor, and then assumed the role of Lead Pastor in 2019. He is married to his lovely wife Merrilee, and together they enjoy raising their son William. They also enjoy hospitality, music, reading, traveling, organizing things, and getting outside!
Jeff Classen - Worship Leader
Jeff was born and raised in Mission, KS and began attending Shawnee Bible in 4th grade. He enjoys working as a certified building analyst and energy auditor with The Hayes Company. He is married to Arletta, and they have four daughters. He has served as SBC’s worship leader since 2002. He enjoys spending his free time with family or playing guitar, building furniture, and keeping up on energy trends.
Bekah Spicer - Office Assistant