We’d love to hear from you, either by contacting one of our staff individually, or via the contact information at the top of the page. For specific questions about baptisms, weddings, funerals, or pastoral counseling, please start with Bobby Walston.

Pastor Jeff Cloeter, Senior Pastor

A native of Minnesota, Pastor Jeff has been at Christ Memorial since 2005.  After working in youth ministry and planting Reliant, he has been senior pastor of both churches since 2014.   Pastor Jeff and his wife Bobbi have four children – Bella, Joshua, Emily, and Jacob.  He blogs at sixthgen.com and has published two books, Loved & Sent and Tales from Kabekona.  He enjoys time with his family, the outdoors, reading, running, basketball, and pretending to be a farmer.  He currently serves on the board of directors for Eagle College Preparatory Schools in St. Louis.

Bobby Walston, Pastor

Bobby is a native Texan but came to Christ Memorial as a field worker from Concordia Seminary in 2011. In 2012 he became involved at Reliant and now serves both sites in the area of discipleship and pastoral care. His wife Angie is a full time online faculty administrator for Concordia University-Nebraska and adjunct professor at Maryville University. They have three daughters–Maddie, Cady, and Eley. Pastor Bobby is an avid reader, runner, cyclist and outdoor enthusiast. He and his family enjoy traveling, dance parties and playing outdoors.

Megan Panarusky, Web & Worship Coordinator

Megan is a native of Wisconsin who considers herself blessed to have landed in the Reliant community when she moved to St. Louis in August of 2014. In addition to her work with Reliant, Megan is a project manager at Lutheran Hour Ministries. She enjoys a good cup of coffee, time with good friends, and exploring all that the diverse St. Louis neighborhoods have to offer.

More Staff…
The full staff of Christ Memorial Lutheran Church, our founding congregation, also serves Reliant in some ways. View a full list of Christ Memorial Staff