Kansas City’s newest LGBTQ nondenominational church

Our Staff


REV. DAN PARKER, Senior Pastor

Dan ParkerDan has 36 years of experience as a pastor, serving in four different congregations. He completed his graduate studies from MNU in counseling psychology and from Midwestern Theological seminary. He has been involved throughout his ministry as a visionary, leading congregations from start-ups to established fellowships serving communities with the good news of God’s love for all humanity. His ministry has taken him around the world as he has been involved in missionary endeavors primarily in Africa, South America, and Europe. He has also served as a clinician working as a therapist in a variety of clinical venues. Dan also works in the corporate sector in leadership development, training and coaching leaders for effective results. His personality is positive and impacting, encouraging those he meets to reach for their dreams and achieve their goals. He speaks with passion and relevance for today’s challenges.

JEANNIE PEDEN, Director of Children’s Ministries

Jeannie PedenThrough games, crafts, and age appropriate lessons, your child will learn the Bible lesson of the day in a small group setting in their classroom. During the hour, your child will also have the opportunity to experience praise and worship, learning to express their faith through music. We are privileged to have the facilities of the Matt Ross Community Center at our disposal for which the children can play and interact in a safe and clean facility. 

Jeannie has been involved with children and ministering to their needs for over 30 years. Her experience has allowed her to minister to children in a variety of church venues, ministering to all ages, ethnicities, family back grounds, and cultures. You will find her to be nurturing and caring, providing a spiritual experience for children that will facilitate their relationship with God. This is a high-energy environment that teaches the Bible lesson for the week through songs, drama, and group participation.

Peace River Ministries • Matt Ross Community Center • 8101 Marty, Overland Park, KS. • 913.400.2837 • info@peaceriverministries.com