The staff and leadership here at Heritage is comprised of people who love, care and pray for every single person in the church. If you have any questions for any of our staff, feel free to reach out and email them or call our church office to speak with them. You can contact the church office at office@gatherforgoodkc.org.

  • Ronda Welander

    commissioned pastor

    Ronda has a BA in Music from Illinois College and is a former K-12 music educator. In 2021 she received the Church Leadership Certificate from Dubuque Theological Seminary and became a Commissioned Pastor for Heritage Presbyterian Church in 2023. Ronda has over 30 years experience in church ministry where she has shared her skills, creativity and passion for multi-sensory worship and faith formation.

    Ronda, and her husband Rob, reside in Olathe and are blessed to have their son Jacob, and his wife Larissa, and daughter Ellen, living nearby.

  • kezia schrag


    Kezia is a classical musician living in Olathe, Kansas where she works as an accompanist at Olathe East High School, runs a private piano studio and is acting pianist for Heritage Presbyterian Church. She is passionate about teaching music and considers herself blessed to do it full-time. In her free time she enjoys watching movies, cooking and spending time with her very best buddy, Cocoa. 

  • Jeanine davis

    administrative  and communications coordinator

    Jeanine is a Graphic Designer and Artist and lives in Stilwell with her husband Jon, and their son, Emery. Jeanine has a BA in Visual Communication Design from Ohio State University and has worked over 20 years in Design and Communications. She is very excited to use her gifts to help further the ministry of the Heritage Community.  

    Email: office@gatherforgoodkc.org

  • Ellen welander


    Ellen has been working in childcare for over 10 years and she has been involved in the church children’s choir since she was a child herself! A scientist during the week, Ellen resides in Lawrence and spends her free time volunteering at Theatre Lawrence.