Mary L. McCord, Senior Minister
Mary L. McCord is
currently our senior minister, having accepted the position in October of
2005. Mary had formerly served the Sikeston church as youth minister from
1995 until May of 2004. After resigning from that position, she answered a
call from First Christian Church in Newport, Arkansas to be their senior
minister, where she served until June of 2005.
Mary obtained a
Bachelor of Science (Interdisciplinary Studies) degree with emphases in
Psychology, Philosophy and Religion from Southeast Missouri State University
in Cape Girardeau, MO and her Master of Divinity degree from Memphis
Theological Seminary in 2005, where she graduated summa cum laude. She was
ordained by the Mid-America Region of the Disciples of Christ in 2006.
She and husband Bob
have been married for 35 years and are the parents of Kimberly