Casey McDorman – Senior Pastor
Pastor Casey has been a pastor for over 20 years and was ordained in 2009. He was a Senior Pastor for 11 years in California. He is currently in pursuit of his Masters of Arts in Christian Formation and Discipleship at the Nazarene Theological Seminary. In his previous assignments he has served as a Youth Pastor, College Pastor and Associate Pastor.
Pastor Casey has a passion for discipleship and it is the focus of his ministry. He is also licensed through the South African Strength Institute as a full 34 Strengths Coach.
Pastor Casey and his wife, Pastor Jamie, have been married for over 20 years. They have 3 children together; Kristen Baker, who is married to Brandon Baker, both attend MidAmerica Nazarene University, Jason who is in High School, who loves being on the Wrestling Team and Kylea who is in Jr. High, loves being on the Track and Field Team.
When Pastor Casey is not busy with ministry he loves sports of all kinds, camping, back packing, fishing and spending time with his family.
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Jamie McDorman – Discipleship Pastor
Pastor Jamie has been a pastor for almost 10 years. She was a Music Minister for 5 years and is currently serving as a Discipleship Pastor. She has been taking classes through the Nazarene Church’s District Course of Study to obtain her ordination.
Pastor Jamie has a passion for one-on-one mentoring and discipleship. The focus of her ministry is discipleship and teaching others how to share the love of Christ through living life together with intentional relationships.
When Pastor Jamie is not busy with ministry she loves spending time with family and friends. She loves outdoor activities and has a new love of sewing.
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Martha Martin – Community Care Pastor
Martha Martin has served on the staff of New Vision Church since December of 2013. She currently works mostly with those outside of the church family who are struggling, offering assistance and resources to help meet their needs. In her previous assignments, she served as a chaplain, an assistant pastor and an interim pastor. Martha’s strengths are in shepherding and teaching. She is ordained and has a Bachelor’s Degree from MidAmerica Nazarene University.
Martha has a strong interest in discipleship and has attended several workshops and networks with others in an effort to find the most effective strategies. She has a heart to expose people to the Word of God and help them discover and obey the truths God has for them there. She believes the essence of discipleship is the obedience piece.
When Martha is not busy with ministry activities, she enjoys spending time with her family and keeping up with what’s going on with her grandchildren. She enjoys reading and learning new things and loves spending times of communion with God in the great outdoors.
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Goldie Guyer – Administrative Ministry Assistant
Goldie joined our staff as our first paid part time office assistant in the spring of 2013. As a retired civilian employee of the Department of Defense, she brings a wealth of business skills, many years of management experience, and even some Information Technology expertise to apply to keeping our office organized and running smoothly.
Goldie sees her role in at New Vision as a behind the scenes facilitator, doing whatever she can to support the work of our Ministry Teams who serve our congregation, our community and our commitment to help spread the word of the Lord and serve his people throughout the world.
When not at the church, Goldie enjoying volunteering in the local hospital gift shop, spending time with her grandchildren, gardening and being creative through a variety of crafts and hobbies.
Phone: Goldie can be reached at the church office on Tuesdays and Fridays by phone at 816-348-0303 . After hours, she may be contacted at (816)265-1359.
Beth Ivers – Worship Arts Director
Beth Ivers has been the worship leader at New Vision since 2002. A registered nurse by profession, she also holds a Certificate in Worship Arts from Trevecca Nazarene University. Her passion is to use her spiritual gifts of leadership and administration and her love of playing music to serve the Lord and to lead His people into worship. She also wants to help others discover their gifts in areas of music, audio/visual support, and the creative arts so they can use them to serve in ministry.
Beth believes that worship is a lifestyle beyond Sunday morning as we daily experience the goodness, greatness and faithfulness of God. It is in daily worship and relationship with God that we discover our purpose and understand that our art is for God’s glory alone.
In addition to her ministry at New Vision, Beth owns and operates Discover Arts Studio which offers art and drama camps and classes to children (and adults) in the community. She enjoys reading, cooking and spending time with her family and friends.
Karen Long – Finance Director/Treasurer
Karen Long serves as the Finance Team Leader. In her role she ensures timely deposits of offerings and bill payments. She completes bookkeeping activities for all church finances. When not in the church office or at work, Karen enjoys traveling.