Meet Our Staff and Church Leadership

Rev. Dr. Rose Taul, Stated Supply Pastor

Rev. Dr. Rose Taul is a native of Ky., and a graduate of the University of Kentucky and Morehead State University. After her call to ministry, Rose attended Christian Theological Seminary, Indianapolis, and received her M.Div. degree. While serving congregations in Indiana, she completed and received her Doctor of Ministry degree from McCormick Theological Seminary, Chicago. Much of Rose’s. ministry was in Chicago and the surrounding area. She also served a congregation in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, served as an Associate with the Presbyterian Hunger Program in Louisville. In 2013, Rose served as interim pastor at Parish Church (Church of Scotland) on the Isle of Iona, Scotland. In 2014-2015, she served the Presbytery of Northern Ghana as a teacher of lay catechists and as a preacher. Rose enjoys reading, walking, sports, classical and chamber music, and being outside in nature enjoying water, deserts, mountains, and all kinds of animals. Rose now resides at Twin Towers in Cincinnati.

Lori McDonough, Director of Music

Lori has been the Director of Music at Northwest Community Church since 2006. She is a retired middle school teacher who has always had a place for music in her life. She loves all styles and genres of music, especially Christian music. Lori plays the piano, flute and sings, and she loves her talented and faithful church choir! She also loves her equally talented and faithful husband, sons and adorable grandchildren.

Peggy Theile

Peggy Theile, Administrative Coordinator

Peggy is native to Cincinnati and has been with Northwest Community Church since 2021. Prior to joining the NWCC team, she worked in the corporate world as a production manager for a leading Cincinnati advertising agency. Peggy enjoys spending time with her husband and visiting with her two children, likes to keep busy with projects around the house, riding her bike in local parks, and doing Charley Harper puzzles. Peggy has enjoyed getting to know the NWCC community and looks forward to speaking to you next time you call the church!

OUR SESSION: the ruling body of a Presbyterian congregation consisting of the Elders in active service.

Rev. Dr. Rose Taul, Moderator
Lynn Bradley, Christian Education
David Denny, Mission
Lori McDonough, Worship and Clerk of Session
Jill Pepple, Congregational Life
Kris Stahley, Personnel

OUR TRUSTEES: the Trustees are charged with maintenance of and improvements to our facilities as well as management of our finances.

Tom Hannon, Treasurer
Ron Peacock, Buildings & Grounds
Sharon Stratman, Stewardship
Sharon Suder, Secretary

OUR DEACONS: the Deacons serve the church by being the compassionate arms that reach out to our congregation and community.

Pat Ossenschmidt, Moderator
Marian Baird
Chris Bowman
Elaine Kolb
Marilyn Lang
Steve Liming
Jan West