Rev. Dr. Dieter U. Heinzl, Associate Pastor, Faith Formation

I was born and raised in Nuremberg, Germany, have lived in the United States since 1987 and am holding dual citizenship—just like the guy from the Bourne Identity … if you are a movie fan. My journey in the US has taken me from Houston to Austin, Texas, to Princeton, New Jersey, and, finally to St. Louis, in August, 2001. [read more...]

Rev. Melanie Smith, Associate Pastor, Youth and Young Adults

I grew up in the Pacific Northwest and called Spokane, WA home for 24 years. When I went off to college I knew that I loved working with children, youth, and their families and dreamed of being a pediatric nurse. But biochemistry quickly changed my mind. During my sophomore year at Whitworth University, I took a religion course. On the first day of class, the professor said, “Ask any question you want about Jesus, God, Christianity-every question is fair game.” [read more...]

David Erwin, Minister of Music

I have been Minister of Music at Ladue Chapel since 2005. I am responsible for the overall music program, which is both my calling and my joy. I direct the Chancel Choir, Youth Choir, Carol Choir, Chorister Choir, Chapel Ringers and Gen/Rev Ringers. I play the organ for Sunday services, as well as for weddings and funerals. [read more...]

Anne Peacock, Director of Spiritual Life

I have been a member of Ladue Chapel since 1975, when my family moved here from York, PA. As a student, I was very active in youth fellowship, taught Sunday School, attended mission trips, and enjoyed singing in choir and ringing handbells. After receiving a Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Performance from The College of Wooster in Ohio, I volunteered with youth ministry, and have been on staff at Ladue Chapel since 1994. [read more...]

John Poelker, Custodial Supervisor

Rian Beaulieu, Custodian

Warren Thomason, Custodian