Meet Our Staff

Dr. Kris Hayden, Pastor

  • Hoosier by birth

  • Married his high school sweetheart, Susie Showalter Hayden

  • Blessed with a loving family that includes three children and their spouses and six grandchildren

  • Enjoys just about every kind of outdoor activity and going to the gym

  • Received a Master of Divinity from Yale Divinity School in 1981 and was ordained in the United Church of Christ

  • Served as Associate Pastor at Saint John's United Church of Christ, Michigan City, Indiana, from 1981 to 1987

  • Has served as pastor at Saint Peter's United Church of Christ since 1987

  • Received a Doctor of Ministry from Lancaster Theological Seminary in 1993

  • His father was a pastor, so are his two brothers, and his son has a Master of Divinity degree from Princeton Theological Seminary

Kathy Lubas, Parish Administrator

  • Member of Saint Peter’s since December, 1987

  • Parish administrator since 2002

  • Loves going to the gym, cooking, and shopping

  • Married to Wayne since 1990

  • Blessed with 2 children, Chelsea and Austin

Shannon Sunday, Director of Music

  • Graduated from Kutztown High School and West Virginia University 

  • Lives in Shoemakersville with her husband, Glenn, and her pets

  • Has taught vocal and general music at Kutztown Middle School since 1995

  • Loves the outdoors, traveling, reading, cooking, and needlework

  • Has been the director of music at Saint Peter’s since 1993