RAYMOND MOORE - Executive Pastor

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Raymond’s ministry role is focused on serving and supporting the ministry and work of the Lead Pastor and pastoral team. Areas of primary oversight responsibility include human resources, finance, communications, and facilities. Raymond is an ordained elder in the Church of the Nazarene and also serves the people of Central with their pastoral care needs. 

Raymond and Kirsten celebrate 25 years of marriage in December 2017. They were married at Central Church by the late Rev. Lee McCleery and have been active members at Central for over 25 years. Raymond and Kirsten have the joy of being parents to two children (Jason and Grace) and numerous foster children over the course of their marriage. They also serve as a host family to an international student from China (Bobby).

Raymond enjoys time with his immediate and extended family - whatever they are doing together. Raymond enjoys hiking, running, Kansas City area professional and college sports, and reading. 

Raymond is a graduate of MidAmerica Nazarene University and Nazarene Theological Seminary. He also earned his Certified Employee Benefits Specialist designation from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and is currently pursuing the completion of his Chartered Financial Consultant certification from the American College.