Our Staff


Screen-Shot-2015-07-21-at-6.24.25-PM-600x600David Whitmore


David was Born into a missionary family and lived in southeast Asia for the 16 years of his childhood. He has been married for 18 years, and he and his wife Rachel have two children.
David earned a Masters degree from Liberty University, he served as athletic director in christian school for two years, and was a youth pastor for 10 years.
David and his family moved to Evansville, Indiana July 29, 2010 to plant Catalyst Church. Catalyst is focused on the Westside of Evansville.



John Wilcox



Bruce Priest


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Jim Shoptaugh




1Rachel Whitmore
Worship Director


2Angie Merideth

Children’s Director


3Joe Ellington

Youth Leader

8Melinda French

Scrubs (Cleaning) Director


Donna Lefler

Food Pantry Co-Director

Becca Matthews

Creative Director/Producer


7Alan Goad

1st Impressions Co-Director


Connect with Others (other faces you might see at Catalyst)

11Lisa Miller – Davis’s

Hi we are the Perry’s- Davis’s my name is Lisa my sons are Aaron Perry aka Bubbie 14 going on 30 he loves his video games I cant get him outside for anything except to go to church, Christopher Davis aka Boo is 10 lets just say hes a wild man!!!! We have been attending […]

12Heather and Jonathan (Bennett/Puntney family)

Hello everyone!! We are the Bennett/Puntney family!! A newly blended family who loves sports, music and to act silly and spend time with each other!! Jonathan is an ex basketball star who works his butt off at Toyota to provide for his family and loves to work on cars in his very little spare time. […]
23Stucker family

Hi . We are the Stucker family . We ate new to Catalyst. Steve and have been married for almost 29 years Nd have been at catalyst for about 3 months now and love everything about it! Steve works for Schwann foods and Kathy is a Office assistant at Deaconess Gateway Clinic. Amy is their […]


Sanders Family

Hey! We are the Sanders’ family. Donny (Donkey), Kristine and Kaci Mae (5). Donny works at the cemetery as Maintenance Superintendent and buries people for a living. He loves to build stuff and is obsessed with his Christmas light display. Kristine is an Insurance Claims Supervisor, her passion is cooking for her family and […]


Matthews Family

We are the Matthews Family. My name is Becca and my husband is Dave. We have been married for 19 years and have three kids and four grandkids between us. I am a Freelance Graphic Designer/Director and Dave works in Construction. He has played drums for The Duke Boys for 34 years now and also […]


Jake Miller

I’m Jake Miller, son of Ron and Donna Lefler. I am a musician and writer with a passion for Christ and love for all genres of music. I also enjoy my Xbox a lot! I work in the tech booth at church, as well as leading the “Mens 20/30s” bible study group and one of […]


Alan & Penny Goad

Hello were are Alan And penny Goad, weve been married going on 2 years in june.Im a maintenance tech for property management company and have been working the Maint. feild for over 25 yrs and Penny is a nurse tech at St marys Hosp. Pennys daughter Briana lives with us and just graduated grade schhol […]


Nathan and Maria Mull

Hello! We are the Mull Family, Nathan and Maria. We have been married for a year now and couldn’t be happier. We do not have any children yet but we do have a dog named Seamus. Nathan works at FedEx as a package handler trainer and Maria works at Fitness 19 as a Personal Trainer. […]



We are the Bailey-Joseph family. Justin & Denise, Joshua (4) & Emberlyn (1 1/2). Justin works at BMS in Mt. Vernon, and helps the Children’s Ministry as a helper in the treehouse class. He enjoys reading and learning and playing games on his PS3. Denise enjoys staying at home with the kids and taking care […]


Lunceford family

Hi we are the Lunceford family. Joshua 24 and Hailey 6. I work at Uniseal have worked there over three years. Me and hailey love reading, watching movies,documentaries, being outdoors fishing camping ,swimming doing homework. I myself love reading the bible and reading theology from reformed teachers and and history. Have been going to catalyst […]