Parish Staff

 
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Father Kevin Elbert

Pastor

Fr. Kevin P. Elbert is the ninth pastor of St. Luke. Fr. Elbert is a native of North Eastern Ohio having grown up in Middleburg Heights. After a life in the secular world as a lawyer and karate instructor, Fr. Elbert felt the call to the priesthood. He attended both Borromeo and St. Mary Seminary of Cleveland and after many years of prayer and study in seminary formation Fr. Elbert was ordained to the holy priesthood on May 15th, 2010. His first assignment was to the parishioners of St. Mary in Hudson, Ohio; where her served as parochial vicar. Fr. Elbert was then asked to continue this ministry at Holy Family Parish, in Stow. In the Summer of 2015, following his time in Stow, he was asked by Bishop Richard Lennon to become the ninth pastor of St. Luke.

Contact Fr. Kevin @ frkevin@stlukelakewood.org

 

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Deacon John Henderson

Parish Deacon

Deacon John Henderson, and his wife Mary Ann, have been long time parishioners of St. Luke. After many years of active involvement in the Church, Deacon John felt the call to serve in another way. On June 21st, 2009, Deacon John was ordained to the diaconate. He frequently assists at Holy Mass and can be seen around Lakewood with his family. Deacon John also runs the parish baptism class for new parents, as well as trains the altar servers which assist at Sunday Masses.

Contact Deacon John @ jhenderson@dioceseofcleveland.org

 
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Marilynn Streeter

Pastoral Associate

Marilynn Streeter is a long time staff member of the parish. For many years, Marilynn has helped to assist individuals with parish registrations, parish assistance, and various ministries throughout the parish.

Contact Marilynn @ mstreeter@stlukelakewood.org

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Max Hall
 

Parish Catechetical Leader

Max Hall serves as the Parish Catechetical Leader/Director of Religious Education at St. Luke. He is a native of Columbus, Ohio. He is an alumnus of the Pontifical College Josephinum having attended their College of Liberal Arts where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Humanities; as well as participated in the Graduate School of Theology in preparation for Theological Ministry. In 2017, after extensive assignments with parishes of the Diocese of Columbus, Max took a position here at St. Luke. Max is primarily responsible for the catechetical formation of the parish, primarily through the programs of P.S.R., First Communion/Reconciliation and Confirmation Preparation, and the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults and Children.

Contact Max @ mhall@stlukelakewood.org or at Cell Phone: 440-941-3125 (Feel free to call or text) 

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Brandon Woods

Youth Minister

bwoods@stlukelakewood.org

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Holly Nixon

Office Manager

hnixon@stlukelakewood.org

Lawrence and his wife Julia

Lawrence and his wife Julia

Lawrence Wallace

Music Director

Lawrence Wallace is a native of Lakewood, Ohio and long time parishioner of St. Luke. In his youth, he attended the prestigious American Boychoir School where he frequently traveled the world and fostered his incredible gift of musicianship and voice. He returned to Lakewood to attend St. Ignatius High School. Following his time at St. Ignatius, he pursued his passion of music and enrolled at the Eastman School of Music. He now lives in Lakewood with his wife, Julia, and two wonderful children. Lawrence is responsible for all music here at St. Luke from weekend Masses, weddings, and funerals, as well as other social events throughout the parish.

Contact Lawrence @ lwallace@stlukelakewood.org

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Barb Price

Hospitality Manager

bprice@stlukelakewood.org