Leadership

  • Ministry Staff

    David Langford - Senior Minister
    David and Lisa began working with Quaker part time in 1988 while David was completing his doctorate in Marriage and Family Therapy at Texas Tech. He began serving full time in 1992 as an associate minister with Ellmore Johnson and in 2000 became senior minister. In addition to his doctorate, David holds Masters degrees in Communication from Texas Tech University and in Bible and Ministry from Lubbock Christian University. David leads our ministry team as well as overseeing the teaching and pastoral ministries of the church. He also serves as one of our shepherds. David serves as a liaison to several community ministries Quaker is involved in. David and Lisa have three children, Trent, Devon and Abbey.
    Carey Jones - Associate Minister
    Carey and Tonda began worshipping at Quaker in 1996. In 1997 Carey began work part time with Quaker and after completing his Master of Divinity at Abilene Christian University in 2000 he came on full time. Carey's particular responsibilities include leading our Life Group ministry, overseeing church communications and publications, facilitating the integration and involvement of members and overseeing facility security and care. Carey and Tonda have two boys, Caleb and Cason.
    Jason Moore - Youth and Family Minister
    Jason and Keri began working with Quaker in 2007. Jason coordinates our youth and children's ministries and serves as director of Summer Excitement, an annual youth leadership school sponsored by Quaker and hosted by Lubbock Christian University each summer. Jason has a Masters Degree in Bible and Ministry from Lubbock Christian University and is also a graduate of the South Houston Bible Institute. He and Keri have two children, Grant and Raylee.
    Shawn Tyler - Missions Coordinator
    Shawn and Linda Tyler transitioned back to the states after serving as Quaker's missionaries to Kenya and Uganda for over thirty years, from 1981 to 2012, and co-leads our Missions Committee with Harold Rhoades. Shawn also serves as one of our shepherds. Shawn facilitates Quaker's involvement in missions as well as developing additional stateside support for our ongoing involvement in the Kenya and Uganda work and other mission efforts. Shawn is also a member of the Bible and Missions faculty at Lubbock Christian University and director for MissionLink, an Institute of Mission at LCU, promoting greater mission involvement among churches. Shawn holds a Masters Degree in Biblical and Related Studies from Abilene Christian University.
    Holli Baker - Children's Minister
    Holli and her family moved to Quaker in 2003 when she was 8 years old. She is now a licensed cosmetologist and a pre-K Teacher's Aid in the Lubbock public schools. Holli has ministered to our children since 2016 and will be moving to Uganda in the fall of 2018 to be a teacher at Tyler Academy in Mbale, Uganda.
  • Administrative Staff

    Tonda Jones - Church Secretary
    Tonda has attended Quaker since 1996 and became the church secretary in 2017. She manages the church office, prepares our many weekly publications, coordinates membership information and oversees the church calendar. Tonda is at the church Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
    Mary Hughes - Assistant Secretary and Receptionist
    Mary has served as the church receptionist and assistant secretary since 1995. She and her husband Carroll have been members at Quaker since 1994. Mary also updates and facilitates the communication through our church mailboxes. Mary is at the church Tuesday through Friday, from 9:00 to noon.
    Gayle McCullough - Church Treasurer
    Gayle has served Quaker Avenue as its treasurer since 1997. Gayle oversees all financial record keeping for both Quaker Avenue and our mission work. She also assists the deacons in developing and adapting the annual budget.
    Patricia Browning - Financial Secretary
    Patricia has served on the church secretary staff since 1991. She and has attended Quaker since 1981. Patricia coordinates our financial record keeping and assists our church treasurer, Gayle McCullough.
    Faye Sigle - Benevolence Coordinator
    Faye coordinates the distribution of benevolence funds from our monthly benevolence collection and follows up with individuals needing special assistance. Faye also works with several agencies and ministries in Lubbock who reach out to the poor and those in need and is an Education Specialist with the Texas Boys Ranch where husband John serves as Director. She and John began attending Quaker in 2013.
  • Shepherds

    Rex Adamson
    Rex has served as a shepherd since 1994. Rex and Charmaine began attending Quaker as college students. While members here, they were married in 1975, and moved away in 1980 but returned for good in 1986. Rex is retired and Charmaine is a school nurse at McWhorters Elementary.
    Bill Flemmons
    Bill has served as a shepherd since 1992. Bill and Janice met as students at Texas Tech, while attending the Memphis Avenue congregation (before the church moved to Quaker Avenue). They were married in 1971. They have moved away and returned twice over the years, moving back for good in 2001. Bill is a retired Business Systems consultant/operations manager with Wells Fargo Bank. Janice is also retired after serving many years as the Chief Financial Officer for Ronald Macdonald House.
    Steve Gomez
    Steve began serving as a shepherd in 2014. Steve and Shawna met as students at Lubbock Christian University and were married in 1990 and have attended Quaker since that time. Steve is the head women's basketball coach at Lubbock Christian University. Shawna is the compliance analyst at City Bank.
    Larry House
    Larry has served as a shepherd since 2004. Larry and Joni met while Larry was a student at Texas Tech and attending Quaker. They were married in 1981. After a short time away, they returned to Quaker in 1984 and have been members since. Larry is a product specialist with Tyler Technologies.
    David Langford
    David has served as a shepherd since 2001 and as a minister since 1988. David grew up at Quaker and has previously served as college minister in 1978-79. Lisa was a student at Lubbock Christian University. David and Lisa were married in 1983 and returned to Quaker in 1984. Lisa is a private piano instructor.
    Rodney Lee
    Rodney has served as a shepherd since 2010. Rodney and Perri met while attending Quaker as college students at Texas Tech. They were married in 1979 and have attended Quaker ever since. Rodney is a Courier with Fed Ex. Perri teaches Texas history at Shallowater Middle School.
    Kevin McCullough
    Kevin has served as a shepherd since 2010. Kevin grew up at Quaker. Kevin and Leslie met in high school and were married in 1991 and have attended Quaker since. He is a solution architect with Ericsson. Leslie works with Betenbough Homes.
    Phil Nash
    Phil has served as a shepherd at Quaker since 1997. He and Leslie met as students at Texas Tech, while attending the old Memphis Avenue Church (prior to the move to Quaker Avenue). They were married in 1971. They have attended Quaker since 1993. Phil is a retired Civil Engineering professor at Texas Tech. Leslie is a retired nurse.
    Randy Price
    Randy has served as a shepherd at Quaker since 2004. He and Shelly met as students at Lubbock Christian University, both attending at Quaker. They were married in 1985 and have attended Quaker since. Randy is a driver for UPS. Shelly teaches math at Lubbock Christian Schools.
    Harold Rhoades
    Harold has served as shepherd at Quaker from 1979-1988 and again since 2010. He and Pat met while attending the Amarillo Bible Training Work and were married in 1967. After preaching ministries at Lamesa, Brownwood and Lubbock, they began attending Quaker in 1977. Harold is retired from UPS. Pat is retired from her work in insurance.
    Clinton Smith
    Clint began serving as a shepherd in 2017. He and Donna met as students at Tech and were married at Quaker in 1990. They have been members at Quaker since that time, except for a sort period when Clinton served as principal in Floydada, Texas. Clinton currently teaches chemistry at Lubbock High School. Donna is a certified public accountant.
    Shawn Tyler
    Shawn has served as a shepherd at Quaker since 2014. He and Linda met in high school. Shawn attended the Farmers Branch Training Work and they were married in 1978. They served as missionaries for Quaker in Kenya and Uganda for over thirty years, moving back to the states in 2012. Shawn also serves on the faculty in the Bible and Missions department at Lubbock Christian University.
  • Deacons

    Scott Bloomer
    Scott has served as a deacon at Quaker since 2010. Scott and Kristi were married in 1987 and began attending Quaker in 2008. Scott and Kristi own Scott Lane Construction.
    Rodney Cates
    Rodney has served as a deacon at Quaker since 2004. Rodney and Randa met as students at Lubbock Christian University and were married in 1978. They began attending Quaker in 2002. Rodney is retired, formerly Vice President of Human Resources at Suddenlink. Randa is a retired schoolteacher at Shallowater.
    Kenneth Hawley
    Kenneth has served as a deacon at Quaker since 2007. Kenneth and Deborah met as college students at Texas Tech while attending Quaker. They were married in 1997. After moving away to complete Kenneth's schooling, they returned to Quaker in 2004. Kenneth is professor of English at Lubbock Christian University. Deborah works as a Student Recruiter in LCU Admissions.
    Joshua Hendrix
    Joshua has served as a deacon at Quaker since 2014. Josh grew up at Quaker and met Rachael while they were students at Lubbock Christian University. They were married in 2009. Josh helps run the family owned 4-Corners Store on west 19th. Rachel is a former science teacher at Frenship Schools and now homeschools her two boys and is a sign language instructor.
    Jason Johnson
    Jason has served as a deacon at Quaker since 1997. Jason and Jennifer met as college students at Texas Tech. They were married in 1994 and have been attending Quaker ever since. Jason is human resources director with Wiley and Son Inc. Jennifer is an occupational therapist at Running Water Draw Care Center.
    Criss Morrison
    Criss has served as a deacon at Quaker since 1997. Criss and Kaylane began attending Texas Tech in 1986. They were married in 1987 and have attended Quaker since. Criss is a UPS driver and Kaylane is a pediatric nurse at Covenant.
    Greg Pare
    Greg has served as a deacon at Quaker since 2011. Greg and Christie met at Quaker and were married in 1991. They have attended Quaker since then. Greg is a personal finance coach and professional speaker. Christie is a retired corporate trainer.
    Dell Purdy
    Dell has served as a deacon at Quaker since 2004. Dell and Julie met while students at Tech. They were married at Quaker in 2000. and have been members since that time. Dell is Vice President of Regulatory Compliance at AMA TechTel. Julie is administrative assistant for the Carillon Foundation.
    Jay Sage
    Jay has served as a deacon at Quaker since 2017. He and Kinann were married in 1999 and have been members at Quaker since 2005 when they returned to the Lubbock area. Jay works for Boston Scientific. Kinann is a kindergarten teacher in the Idalou School District.
    Blaine Sexton
    Blaine has served as a deacon at Quaker since 2017. He and Syd were married in 2005. Blaine is a retired from teaching and coaching at Frenship High School. Syd is a coordinator at the Region 17 Education Service Center.
    John Sigle
    John has served as a deacon at Quaker since 2017. John and Faye were married in 1973. They have worshipped at Quaker since 2013. John currently serves as the Director of the Texas Boys Ranch where Faye is regional director for Care Portal. Faye also oversees the benevolence ministry at Quaker.
    Chris Williams
    Chris has served as a deacon at Quaker since 2010. Chris and Connie were married in 1988 and began attending Quaker in 2002. Chris is a Nurse with the Texas Tech Health Sciences Center. Connie is a Correspondent Banking Officer at City Bank.