Pastor scott bailey-kirk

You can contact Pastor Scott  via email at


Kerri Dean          

Church Administrator

Kerri Dean has held the position of Church Administrator since 2012.  Kerri is originally from New Jersey and worked for Comcast SportsNet for 12 years before relocating to the Midwest.  For nearly a decade,  Platte City has been Kerri's home, cultivating her journey to reconnect and grow in her relationship with Christ.  When she's not at church, you can find Kerri at the hockey rink, baseball or football fields with three boys who keep her busy! 


Phyllis VanDyke


Phyllis retired in 2008 from DeLaval, Inc. after more than 20 years of service as Accounts Payable Manager. In 2011, she became the Business Manager for PCUMC. She and her husband, Terry, have two children and three grandchildren who live in the Kansas City area. Phyllis enjoys spending time with friends and family, and especially her grandchildren.  She is active in the local Platte City Friends of the Arts group and is also a member of Preceptor Epsilon Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi. Phyllis has been a member of PCUMC since 1977.

TerrY VanDyke  

Maintenance Manager

Terry retired in 2005 after 40 years with TWA/American. In 2006, he became the Building Maintenance Manager for PCUMC. Terry and his wife enjoy visiting with their children and grandchildren, who live in the Kansas City area.  In his spare time, Terry enjoys woodworking in his at-home workshop. He also loves spending time with his grandchildren and attending their various events. He and his wife, Phyllis, have been members of PCUMC since 1977.


Lynn Sanders


Lynn Sanders has been a part of the Platte City United Methodist church and surrounding community for many years. At the traditional Sunday morning service, Lynn provides organ meditations and accompanies hymns for the congregation. Lynn was the Platte County High School accompanist for choral and band programs prior to retiring. In her spare time, Lynn enjoys seeing musicals and cruise vacations. 

tom keller

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Contemporary Worship Director

"So many awesome things are in motion here, and I'm glad I get to be a part of it! If you want to get to know a little about me, I'm from St. Joseph, MO. I studied Music at Missouri Western. I love jazz, games, and spending time with my family. I'm beyond excited to work and worship with all of you. If you see me on Sunday, be sure to stop by and introduce yourself. I look forward to seeing you all!"



Choral Director

Trey has been a part of PCUMC worship services for years as a choral director, media & technology coordinator, and member of the bluegrass worship band. He has been instrumental in using technology to create a worship service that meets the needs of a diverse congregation as well as crafting choral performances that provide a moving way to experience Christ. You can contact Trey at

Dawn Sawle

Worship Media

Dawn Sawle works to create a holistic worship experience as part of the media team, providing visual supplements to the service and technology management. Dawn is mother to two adult sons who live in the Kansas City area. On the weekend, Dawn enjoys exploring Kansas City with her husband, John Sawle. 


Robbin Gill

Family Ministry Coordinator

Robbin joined our team in 2014 as the Family Ministry Coordinator. She enjoys event planning and discovering new ways to minister to the smallest members of PCUMC and their families. Robbin also leads our Middle School Youth Group, Journey, throughout the school year. If you'd like to get involved with Family Ministry at PCUMC, send Robbin an email at