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Ministry Staff

Rev. Joey Pyle

Senior Pastor

Joey Pyle joined our staff in November 2016 as Senior Pastor. He is a graduate of Southwest Baptist University and George W. Truett Theological Seminary at Baylor University. Joey and his wife, Stacy, have two children, Micah and Hannah. He enjoys being with his family, reading, hiking, traveling, and photography.


Rev. Randy Schilb

Associate Pastor: Worship Arts and Pastoral Care

Randy has been on the Memorial Baptist staff since 1980, coming to Memorial straight from seminary. He began serving as Minister of Youth/Music, and beginning in 2009, as Minister of Music. A lifelong Missouri resident, Randy has three sons - Joel, Justin, & Aaron. Randy was married to Fran, pictured here, in October of 2010. Randy did his undergraduate work at Southwest Baptist University and completed masters degrees in church music and music at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY, and at the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Randy has more hobbies than he ever has time for, but he especially enjoys playing piano, woodworking, golf, and competitive running.

Randy has many passions, but in ministry his deepest passion is worship leading. "Leading people to Jesus' throne through music and worship" is his greatest joy in ministry.


home phone: (573) 474-2992

Rev. Anthony Ochoa

Minister of Students and Recreation

Anthony serves as Minister of Students and Recreation here at Memorial Baptist Church. After growing up in Chicago, IL, he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Youth Ministry from Lincoln Christian University in 2009. In December of 2012 he received his Masters of Arts degree in Leadership Studies from Lincoln Christian University. He also enjoys writing books. He is the author of the book Coffee Shop Church. And is currently finishing up his second book Chasing God's Heart: Reflections on the Life of David.

Anthony and his wife Emily believe in youth ministry because they both love seeing the lives of teenagers changed forever. Teenagers have unlimited potential to change the world and when they're changed, so is the world.

Favorite things to do: Hang out with Emily and their son, Jackie, watch the Chicago Bulls, Blackhawks, and White Sox, write music, play and talk about sports, drink coffee.


Rev. Mark Martin

Minister of Children and Families

Mark is a graduate of Southwest Baptist University with a B.S. in Church Recreation. His church ministry experience spans more than 20 years here in Missouri, in which he has specialized in ministry to children and families through children's choirs/hand bells, AWANA, Vacation Bible School, Children in Action programs, events and trips, and through Sports Crusaders basketball and cheerleading camps.

Mark is also an experienced vocalist and has served churches through the ministry of music. He is currently president of the Missouri Music Men. Mark and his wife, Donna have been married 30 years, and have three grown children, Justin, Kayla, and Alayna.


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