Our Leaders

Luke Parker - Lead pastor

 

Luke is a Phoenix native. He has been in ministry in a variety of contexts for upwards of 15 years, and he began The Spring Midtown in March of 2017 in his family's living room. He studied Biochemistry at the University of Arizona and later received a Master of Divinity from Fuller Theological Seminary. He has a lovely wife, Jessica, and two boys, Matthew (3) and Sam (1). He loves reading books, gardening, going on adventures in the mountains, and playing with his sons.

For questions on community groups, getting connected, or faith and life in general, you can contact Luke at luke.b.parker@gmail.com

Clint Leavitt - Pastoral Apprentice

 

Clint is a born and raised Phoenician. He graduated from Grand Canyon University with a BA in English and earned his Master of Arts in Theology from Fuller Theological Seminary, focusing much of his degree on the interplay between theology and culture. He is passionate about the power of stories and how they connect to human spirituality, and thus is a film and literature fanatic. He also loves playing, watching, and creating all types of sports, remaining regularly active as much as possible. He and his wife, Emily, have been attending The Spring since Summer 2018; they love to travel, and are always fans of new restaurants, activities, drinks, and adventures. Clint and Emily live in North Central Phoenix.

For questions on community groups, getting connected, or faith and life in general, you can contact Clint at clint.springpeople@gmail.com

adam mcanally - elder

Adam McAnally is an ordained elder in the Presbyterian Church, and he served on the Spring Board in Tempe from 2014-2016.He currently works for Salt River Project in their Regulatory Policy department. He received his BA from the University of Arizona in Political Science and his Master of Business Administration from Arizona State University with an emphasis in Finance. He also currently serves on the boards of the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce and the Phoenix Committee on Foreign Relations. Adam, his wife Elena, and their daughters Isabella and Eva live in midtown Phoenix.

For questions on finances, you can contact Adam at mcanallya@gmail.com

Paige Vender - elder

 

Paige is a home grown Arizonan. She is from Tucson, AZ, and earned her BA from the University of Arizona (Go Wildcats!). Conveniently enough, Paige is also fond of cats herself! She retains a huge heart for Tucson today, and her family still resides there. She has lived in Phoenix for three years, currently working at USAA as an Insurance Agent. She loves to cook, be outside, hike, and live in community with others! She also works with YoungLife in the greater Phoenix area.

For questions on Kids Ministry, you can contact Paige at paigevender09@gmail.com

Colter Bloxom - Elder

 

Colter has his Master's in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Denver Seminary. He and his wife Katie have been attending The Spring Midtown since 2017. In his spare time, Colter likes to host parties, study psychology, take care of his yard, and also enjoys (or endures) watching the Phoenix Suns. Colter and Katie's family is rounded out by their energetic and affectionate dog, Macy.

For questions on faith and health, you can contact Colter at colterbloxom@gmail.com.

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