Armourdale Baptist Church
Representing Jesus Christ, with open hearts and open arms
Armourdale Baptist Church
700 S Mill St
Kansas City, KS 66105

Pastor Joe Garza

Joe Garza has been the pastor of Armourdale Baptist Church since 2002. His wife's name is Judy and they have four children. He has a BA in Religious Studies and Religious Education (double major) from Southwest Baptist University, and a Masters of Divinity from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Pastor Garza has held four pastorates since he was called into ministry in 1978. The pastor's goal is to preach and teach clear Bible messages that give hearers an opportunity to know Jesus Christ and trust Him as Savior and Lord.

Associate Pastor Lea Giesbrecht

Lea Javier Giesbrecht has been a pastor since 1989, working mostly with children and youth. She first served the Lord as an Associate Pastor in Davao City, Philippines. When she got married, she was called to serve St. Luke's Evangelical Church in Wellington, MO as Christian Education Director. She received her ordination to the Ministry by the American Baptist Church Council in 2001. Pastor Lea is passionate about serving the Lord through music and working with children and youth. She is married to Walter and they have two children.