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    601 East Walnut Street
    Springfield, MO 65806


    We are located in Downtown Springfield, Missouri, at the corner of Kimbrough Avenue and Walnut Street. Free parking is available during worship services in the lot across Walnut to the south, and immediately adjacent to church property to the east.


    The Rev. Joe Behen

    Rector | [email protected]


    Franz Ginsberg

    Director of Operations | [email protected]

    Raisa Hurtado

    Office and Communications Coordinator| [email protected]

    Jennifer Hendrickson

    Director of Finance | [email protected]

    Catherine Wong
    Mary Christiano

    Handbell Choir Director

    Kenny Kabak

    Director of Music and Youth Ministries | [email protected]

    Will Rohrer


    Vestry 2023

    The Vestry is the legal governing and decision-making body of Christ Church. Our vestry consists of the rector, and elected lay representatives. Some of the duties of the vestry include approving the budget, making policy, and approving expenditures. Vestry members serve three-year terms upon election. As our search process continues, the vestry for 2021-2023 was frozen and all terms were extended by one year.

    Vestry members for 2022:

    Mary Chiles, Sr. Warden, term ends 2024

    Nancy Hopkins, Jr. Warden, term ends 2026

    Austin Boyland, term ends 2025

    Mary Christiano, term ends 2024

    Jenny Fillmer Edwards, term ends 2024

    Ben Fisher, term ends 2026

    Evelyn Mangan, term ends 2026

    Frank Miller term ends 2026

    Sarah Smith, term ends 2025

    Susan Smith (secretary), term ends 2024

    Julia Taylor, term ends 2025


    Mary Chiles

    Senior Warden


    Nancy Hopkins

    Junior Warden