Tom Van Duzer has been pastor at OSKC since 2012. Prior to that he started churches in Milwaukee, WI, Houston, TX, and Palm Desert, CA. He and his wife Mary have 3 married daughters. His main tasks are preaching, teaching, and leading Our Saviour in mission and vision. On his time off he enjoys, bicycling, basketball, photography, and woodworking. His Bible verse: Philippians 1:4-6 “I always pray with joy because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now, being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.”


Office phone is 913-236- 6228 x111. Emergency # 760-238-7853

Email: tom@oursaviourkc.org

Pastor's blog: http://ptvanduzer.wordpress.com/


Pastoral Assistant

Dr. Arthur Vogel has been an M.D. (anesthesiologist) since 1963. On retirement he was certified as a Lay Minister and has assisted three pastors. His tasks are pastoral assistance and care of the sick and elderly. He and his wife Judy have three adult daughters. Favorite off time items are reading and sporting events. John 3:16 “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only son” is his favorite BIble verse.


Email: avogel37@aol.com


Office Manager

Cheryl Heverin enjoys greeting you in the office Monday through Fridays, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. She has worked as support staff at K-State but now lives in KC with her husband John. Her favorite Bible verse is Ephesians 2:8, 9 “By grace are you saved through faith, and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God so that no one shall boast.”


Office phone is: 913-236-6228 x114

Email: office@oursaviourkc.org


Preschool Director

Donna Bottemuller has been at Our Saviour since 1986 and Director since 1994. She has a passion for guiding young ones in their walk of faith in Jesus. She is married to Wayne and they share the joy of raising their grandson, Robert. During free time Donna enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, and cooking. Her favorite Bible verse is Philippians 4:13 ‘I can do everything through Christ who strengthens me.’


Office phone is 913-236-6228 x115

Email: preschool@oursaviourkc.org


Choir and Hand Bell Director

Theresa Ruperd started in 2013 in our music department. She has a passion for getting others to sing, as well as being an accomplished mezzo-soprano and flautist. She is employed by AIMS - the American Institute of Musical Studies - a 6 week summer opera program in Graz, Austria.


She can be found at www.TheresaRuperd.com

Email: theresa@oursaviourkc.org




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Our Saviour Lutheran Church

Missouri Synod

4153 Rainbow Blvd.

Kansas City, Kansas 66103

{p} 913.236.6228

{e} office@oursaviourkc.org