MEET THE TEAM

Pastor Ryan & Leah Keller

Lead Pastors

Pastor Ryan and Leah Keller are passionate about reaching people in New Orleans and beyond with the life-transforming message of Jesus! Pastor Ryan graduated from Evangel University with a Bachelor's in Biblical Studies, while Leah graduated from Missouri College of Cosmetology to do hair and makeup. Together, they enjoy hanging out in the city, watching numerous TV Shows, and hanging out with friends and family.

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Pastoral Team

Pastor Ed & Virginia Soto

Youth Pastors

Eduardo and Virginia met at a youth camp as youth leaders in 2014 and later they got married in November of 2019. Eduardo is from Guatemala and Virginia is from Honduras. In June of 2019 they felt called to be a part of Church on a Mission. They are fur parents to their cat Leila and dog Spooks. On their free time they love playing pickleball, hosting lots of game nights, and supporting their favorite sports teams. They have a huge heart for students and love helping students live a God-first life. 

Pastor Sam & Angie Elliot

Discipleship & Care Pastors

Pastor Sam and Angie have over 30 years of ministry experience and have seen God do incredible things. Pastor Sam specializes in helping married couples be what God has called them to be. He also leads Healthy Heart at Church on a Mission which is an online discipleship program designed to help you create healthy habits for a healthy heart!

Pastor Burt & Tieler Taylor

Associate Pastors

Our family of five is such a blessing to us. We are originally from Kansas City, Missouri and moved here for the sole purpose to serve the people at Church on a Mission. We are a young family who strive to love the Lord and all of his people. The main thing we try to teach our children is to "Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength. The second is this: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself. There is no commandment greater than these.” Mark 12:30-31.

CM Staff

Leah Keller

Worship Pastor

Burt Taylor

Worship Experience Director

Tieler Taylor

Connections Director

Tori Vickery

Admin/Production Director

Jasmine Warren

CM Kids Director

Virginia Soto

Volunteer & LifeGroup Coordinator

Eduardo Soto

Social Media Coordinator

CM Staff Kiddos

Dawson Keller

Future World Changer

Kameron Taylor

Future World Changer

Tyson Taylor

Future World Changer

Bella Taylor

Future World Changer