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Bruce Baxter
District Superintendent
Bruce Baxter

Lisa Conley
Administrative Assistant
Lisa Conley

Beverly Rhodes
Executive Assistant
Beverly Rhodes

(573) 334-8723
Fax: (573) 334-3807
6 North Clark
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701

Staff

District Superintendent

Bruce Baxter
Before his appointment as Southeast District Superintendent in 2017, Bruce served 35 years under appointment as a student, a pastor to local congregations in various settings, including a church plant, and a season on the conference staff directing congregational development. Bruce is convinced that the local church is where faithful followers of Jesus are formed, lives are changed and communities are impacted. His primary responsibilities revolve around supporting the ministry of clergy and lay leaders as they form vital congregations to lead people to an active faith in Jesus Christ. Bruce and his wife Audrey, have two adult children and a granddaughter.

Administrative Assistant

Lisa Conley
Lisa joined the Southeast District ministry team in January 2016. She serves as the Administrative Assistant. She comes to the district having previously served as the administrative assistant and accounts payable manager at Church of the Shepherd in St. Charles. She and her husband David have a married daughter who lives in Chicago and a son who lives in Kansas City.

Executive Assistant

Beverly Rhodes

Bev has been a part of the Southeast District’s administrative ministry team since 2002. She has served as the District Secretary and is currently the Executive Assistant. Her main goal is to utilize her gifts to help those who God places before her. Bev is an active member of the Professional Association of United Methodist Church Secretaries and received her professional certification in 2006. She and her husband, Brad, have three grown daughters and four granddaughters with one more granddaughter due in July.