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Redeemer is an Elder led church. The Elder Team is made up of a group of wonderful, biblically qualified men who, under Christ's headship, manage and shepherd Redeemer to the accomplishment of its mission. The Staff Team works day to day to love Redeemer's family, organize ministry, and equip our people to joyfully follow Jesus and help others do the same.

ELDERS

Mitch Maher: Lead Pastor and Elder
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Mitch has served as Redeemer's Lead Pastor since August 2008. He's a graduate of both the University of North Texas and Dallas Theological Seminary (DTS), enjoys preaching and teaching the Scriptures, and is very excited about what God is doing at Redeemer. Mitch is married to Tara and they have three daughters, Macy, Molly, and Maddy.

Joey Perot: Elder
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Though not originally from Texas, Joey has spent the last 20 years here and considers himself a "Texan." A proud graduate of Texas A&M University and an avid Aggie sports fan.  He has been happily married to his wife, Jenny, since 2008, and they have two wonderful kids, Claire and Keaton. His favorite hobby is spending time with his family, but also enjoys making handcrafted wooden pens in his garage, exercising and lunch with friends. Joey loves Redeemer and the people that make it such a wonderful church. He has a heart for Men's Ministry and seeing men become the husbands, fathers and friends that God has called them to be.

Matt Williamson: Elder
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Matt and his wife Lauri have attended Redeemer since 2005. During those years, Matt has served as a community group leader, world missions deacon, teacher of an adult Sunday school class, and a previous term on the elder team, from 2006 to 2011. He is recently retired from a long career teaching high school math. In his free time, Matt plays as many board and card games and watches as much Astros baseball as possible. He and Lauri have three children, a son-in-law, a daughter-in-law, and seven grandchildren. 

Forrest Bjerkaas: Elder
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Forrest has long served as a Community Group Leader at Redeemer, and among other roles, he's also taught faithfully in our Adult Sunday School. Forrest is a graduate of the University of North Dakota and worked for Shell Oil Company for 37 years prior to recently retiring. He is married to Susan, and they have two children, David and Rachel.

Erin Doe: Elder
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Erin serves as a Community Group Leader, a Junior High Sunday School Teacher, and a faithful member on our World Missions Team. A graduate of both West Point and Duke University, he's an ophthalmologist with Berkeley Eye Center. Erin is married to Paulene, and they have six kids: Frederick, Alaric, Charlotte, Peter, Benjamin, and Charis.

 

STAFF

Katie Kattner: Kids Director
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Katie has lived in Katy since 2010 with her husband, Paul and has been a member of Redeemer since 2018. She is a graduate of Southwest Texas State University in 2006. She has 2 children, Danny, and Lizzy. Katie is so excited to work with the kids of Redeemer and watch them learn and grow to love Jesus!

Craig Remlinger: Student and Family Director
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Craig is a native born and raised Katy resident.  He is a graduate of Texas A&M (B.A. in Finance, 2001) and has been married to his lovely bride and high school sweetheart, Mary, since 2000. He has four children: Jacob, Claire, Wade, and Jonathan.  Craig loves coaching his children in youth baseball, and he is passionate about teaching young people the Word of God and the joys of knowing Jesus.

Mike Henry: Administration and Connections Director
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Mike was born and raised in Northern California, went to school in central Alberta, Canada and spent the last 12 years in serving families at a church in northwest Iowa. Mike has been married to his wife, Kristen, since 2005. In 2019, they were blessed to bring home their beautiful daughter, Joanna. Together they enjoy exploring new locales, eating new food, and meeting people! Give him a call or an email today, he’d love to buy you a cup of coffee!

Antonio Muñoz: Spanish Director
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Antonio is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute (B.A., 2001) and Dallas Theological Seminary (Th.M., 2005). He has pastored churches in Mexico City, Chicago and Dallas and launched Redeemer en Español in October 2016. Antonio is married to Becky and they have two daughters, Jessica and Susanna.

Mark Wells: Worship Director
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Mark has served as Redeemer's Worship Leader since 2000 and was a solo Christian artist in his earlier years. He graduated from Texas A&M with a B.S in Industrial Distribution and had a touring contemporary Christian band while in school. His day-job is Vice President of Operations for Wells Kimich Office Furnishings in Houston. Mark worked as a volunteer leader for Young Life for five years, served as an Area Director with Young Life in West Houston for seven years, and has earned a MABS degree from DTS. He is passionate about ministry and music and has taught all levels of Sunday school from Kindergarten through adults, and also served on our Elder Team. Mark is married to Julie, and they have three children, Bekha, Kelsey, and Jarrod.

Lisa Cooper: Administrative Assistant
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