Faith Community Nurse

Linda Stoecklin


Linda has over 40 years of experience in various areas of nursing, with the last 13 years being on staff at Immanuel as the Parish Nurse. Promoting health and wellness to the congregation through home visits, hospital visits, and follow-up visits to ensure the continuum of care to individuals is only part of her duties. She also provides staff leadership to the Adventure Seeker's group, the Arthritis execise group, and the Health and Wellness Committee. Linda is a member of the Faith Community Nurse ministries, the Greater St. Louis Parish nurse Network, and became a licensed Pastor in 2010 through the Missouri Mid-South Conference. She has one married daughter living in Virginia with her 2 wonderful grandsons. She enjoys traveling, reading, spending time with Wendy (her 10 yr. old rescue Yorkie/Poodle mix), and cheering on the Cardinals!

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Minister of Music 

Paul Westcott

Paul is a native of New York State, and has lived in the St. Louis area since 1990. He has received his Bachelors and Masters degrees in music from Webster University while studying earlier at Indiana State University and DePaul University in Chicago. As well as working as a free-lance musician, Paul has worked with UCC churches as a music and choir director since 1998.  The first 11 years were with St. John's UCC on North Grand and from 2009 through 2016, he was part of Prince of Peace UCC in South County. Paul has also worked as music director for the Conference Annual Gatherings for four out of five years from 2012 through 2016. As well as coordinating music for services and other events during the CAG, he has lead a mass choir each year. Paul has also been very active with Camp Mo-Val - counseling and volunteering since 2001. 


Financial Manager

Jennifer Jansen

Jennifer is a lifelong member of Immanuel UCC. She joined the staff in 2012 and works part-time assisting the church office with financial matters. She enjoys spending time with her family and watching her three children play sports and other activities.





Property Manager

Debbie Bahr

Debbie is a lifelong member of Immanuel UCC. She joined the staff as property manager in 1998. She is married to Denny Bahr and they have two married sons, Jesse (wife Maggie), and Luke (wife Fallon). 

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