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Greg sutter
Senior Pastor

Greg was born in St. Louis, Missouri and has served in various churches throughout Illinois. He attended Southern Baptist Theological Seminary where he earned his Master of Divinity degree. He has shared 35 wonderful years of marriage with his wife, Carolyn, and they are blessed with three children: Melanie, Jordan, and Taylor, and one grandchild: Cole. Outside of serving at Westview, Pastor Greg enjoys hiking, fishing, and reading.

MICHELLE BARKSDALE
STUDENT MINISTRY DIRECTOR

Michelle is a Belleville girl. Her parents brought her to Westview when she was 4 and after graduating from Belleville East and studying at Southwest Baptist Univ., she married Bill. As an Air Force wife, she loved seeing the world while stationed in Germany, Maine, Illinois and Washington. In 2001, Michelle and her family returned permanently to the area where they've raised Kelsey and Will, who are both in college now. She is thrilled to bring 25 years of student & children's ministry experience back to her home church and youth group!

Curtis plank 

DIRECTOR OF FUSION 

Curtis is from Arthur, IL and came to Westview when he came here for college at Lindenwood University. Curtis is married to Makayla, his high-school sweetheart. Curtis enjoys working out at the Rec Plex and hanging out with his friends. 

ELLEN BIRD
Administrative Assistant

Ellen was born in New Brunswick, Canada but she grew up in central Maine. She has been a member at Westview since 1993 and started serving as the administrative assistant in 1997. When Ellen is not keeping the church running and the rest of the staff in line, she can be found counting her steps on her Fitbit. Ellen is married to Edward and they have one daughter, one granddaughter, and two great grandsons.

 

ANNA RANKIN

DIRECTOR OF WORSHIP MINISTRIES

Anna grew up in the Collinsville area. She studied Church Music at Lee University, then went on to get her Master's in Worship Studies shortly after receiving her Bachelor's Degree. Anna has been privileged to perform at the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC with the Ladies of Lee and has also sang at the Presidential Inauguration in 2013 with the Lee Festival Choir. Anna cares deeply about seeing people connect to God through the art of worship and is passionate about the unity of the body of Christ in the Church. Anna enjoys long-boarding, blogging, and quoting Gilmore Girls.