Northwest Staff & Leadership

The staff and leadership here at Northwest is comprised of women and men who love, care and pray for every single person in the church. If you have questions for any of our staff, feel free to reach out and email them or call our church office to speak with them.  The church number is 513.385.8973.  Or click on a photo below to send an email to one of the staff.

  • Kevin Murphy


    Kevin has been pastor at Northwest since 2009.  He loves this congregation of imaginative and engaged believers.  His interests include theater which he incorporates into worship on occasion and music, especially church music, and sings in the choir each Sunday.  Mission is his passion as he has done a lot of rebuilding in storm damaged areas of the country through work with Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA) of which he is a big fan.

  • Lori McDonough

    Music Director

  • Corey Hudson

    Contemporary worship leader

    Corey  has been leading worship music at Northwest Community Church since 2012. He also helped create our contemporary worship service that we do once a month. He has played guitar for 10 years and is enrolled at The University of Cincinnati. Corey has attended Northwest is entire life and loves to worship through music. 

  • Kelly Cullum


  • Our session

    The session is the group of elected elders who make all the decisions for our church

    This year's session is (top row) Kris Stahley, Anne Foster, Sharon Suder, Sharon Stratman, 

    (bottom row) Jean Williams, Jean Denny, Carol Brown and clerk Page Grad.

  • Our deacons

    The deacons serve the church by being the compassionate arms that reach out to our congregation.

    This year's board of deacons is (top row) Melissa Carlson, Steve Williams, Steve Liming

    (middle row) moderator Susan Johnson, Betty Denny, Cindy Swillenger

    (bottom row) Elaine Kolb, Alice Arnold, Mary Murphy (not pictured) Jim Frazier

  • Our Trustees

    The trustees are charged with maintenance of and improvements to our facilities as well as management of our finances.

    This year's board of trustees is (top row) Jo Liming, moderator David Denny, 

    (bottom row) Bill Moore, Tadd Miller (not pictured) Allen Rahm