Meet the Staff
Rev. J.D. Georlett
Senior Pastor and Head of Staff
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Rev. J.D. Georlett is the Senior Pastor and Head of Staff at Dundee Presbyterian Church. He started at Dundee in December 2016. He has more than twenty years of pastoral experience. He received his Master of Divinity degree from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, CA. He has also done doctoral work at Dubuque Theological Seminary in Dubuque, IA. You will find that he loves to preach and teach with humor and passion, and with the Bible always at the center of his ministry. He loves all aspects of church ministry —mission, worship, fellowship, education. The Christian Church exists for the purpose of raising up and training disciples of Jesus Christ. This is our purpose. This is our reason for being. J.D. is married to Laura. They have three children, Pierce, Kayla and Grant. He loves to golf, read and bake the best cinnamon rolls in the entire world. He also enjoys taking long walks with, Ronnie, his big fat Labrador Retriever.
Favorite Pizza: Mama's (To be specific several pizzas from there with friends)
Hidden Talent: I'm exceptionally good at losing golf balls and missing four foot putts. I also make magic cinnamon rolls that have been known to disappear very quickly.
Bible Character: I would be Peter. He related to Jesus in the most personal way. In the process, he was fully human, experiencing the most incredible miracles and successes and also the greatest stresses and failures and ultimately he came to understand what amazing grace really is.
Children and Family Ministries Director
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Keith Holmes is the Children and Family Ministries Director at Dundee Presbyterian Church. He has enjoyed teaching and learning about our marvelous God and His Son Jesus, alongside the kids and parents since 2014. He has worked with children for over 20 years, and has been in part-time ministry for 15 of those. Recently, he has started heading up our Small Group Ministries, and looks forward to working with church members and guests on finding passion and purpose for everyone.
Currently, he is enrolled at Bethel Seminary, where he is acquiring his Master of Divinity with a concentration in Children’s and Family Ministries. In his “spare” time, Keith enjoys his new favorite hobby, SCUBA diving, and when he can loves to hit the links for a round of golf. He also can be seen riding around on his motorcycle, when the weather permits.
Favorite pizza place in Omaha: Mama’s Pizza on Saddle Creek, the Sausage Trio is the best!
Hidden Talent: I can juggle. I can even pass the ball back and forth with another juggler, (but need practice since I haven’t done that in a while).
If you could be any Bible character who would you be & why? David. He fails so often and is so repentant that I can’t help but remark on his humanity, and admire his faith. I know my failings, and that I repeatedly fail. I pray that I would be repentant as David, and have his faith to know that God will forgive again, and again!
Director of Marketing and Communications
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Megan is the Marketing and Communications Director here at Dundee. She comes to Dundee with an eclectic background that helps inspire her design, photo and social media work at the church. Megan holds a BA in Chinese Language and Literature and an AAS in Graphic Design. She also has a strong photojournalism background and has worked at The Kansas City Star, Witchita Eagle, Lawrence Journal World and the Houston Chronicle. She is married to her husband, Chad and they have a little boy, Campbell who was born April 20, 2017.
When not at work, Megan enjoys traveling, speaking Chinese, playing with her Boston Terrier, Winston, taking lots of pictures of Campbell & hanging out with her husband in their Benson home.
Favorite pizza place in Omaha: Virtuoso in Benson
Hidden Talent: Speak Mandarin Chinese.
If you could be any Bible character who would you be & why? Esther because she was courageous, smart, beautiful and saved her people.
Director of Operations
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Jann is Director of Operations. She has been at Dundee since birth and has served in many different roles through those years. She even spent one year as the Interim Youth Director. Jann worked at Parables Christian bookstore for 14 years before making a career change and taking a position at Dundee in October of 2012. Jann likes to spend her time doing photography. Her love of missions, mountains and family keeps her supplied with plenty of subject matter.
Favorite pizza place in Omaha: No one can pick just one! Each pizza brings a delightful gift of it’s own!
Hidden Talent: I read minds.
Director of Music Ministries
Jonathan Mueller is the Director of Music Ministries at Dundee Presbyterian Church. He has been on staff since July of 2014. Jonathan has a bachelors degree in music education and a master’s degree in choral conducting both from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.
At Dundee, Jonathan works with all aspects of music and worship. He leads music for both 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM services and works with the tech
team. He coordinates music needs for funerals, weddings, and special events at the church.
Jonathan has been involved in church music for most of his life, starting with singing in his father's church choir as a young boy. During his undergraduate education, he began working as a section leader at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church and then became the Director of Music at Maplewood United Methodist Church while earning his Master's degree. After graduation, he taught in Iowa for one year. A graduate school opportunity for his wife brought him back to Omaha, and God led him to Dundee. In his spare time, Jonathan loves to travel with his wife Kristina, especially to Disney World. A little dachshund named Piper runs their household.
Favorite pizza place in Omaha: It's a tie between Dante's Pizza ( Amazing thin crust) or Pizzeria Davlo (Best deep dish outside of Chicago)
Hidden Talent: Master Disney trip planner
If you could be any Bible character, who would you be & why? Noah because he had to have the ultimate trust in God. He also got to build an ark.
Director of Youth Ministries
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Meredith Moellenbeck is the Director of Youth Ministries at Dundee. She has been on staff at Dundee since May 2015. Her educational background is in communication studies. Meredith grew up at Dundee church and began volunteering with the youth after graduating high school.
She is passionate about Jesus, God’s word and ministering to students. Meredith is married to AJ and they live in Dundee South. She loves to garden, ride bikes and spend time with friends and family.
Favorite pizza place in Omaha: Dante’s Pizzaria
Hidden Talent: I can solve half a rubik’s cube.
If you could be any Bible character who would you be & why? Lazarus because he was friends with Jesus and was raised from the dead
Dr. Wayne Kallstrom
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Wayne joined the staff as organist at Dundee Presbyterian Church in 1982. He has held similar positions in churches in Des Moines, IA, East Rochester, NY and Spokane, WA. Dr.Kallstrom currently teaches at the University of Nebraska-Omaha and the College of Saint Mary following teaching assignments at Whitworth College(Spokane), Oklahoma State University(Stillwater), Minot State College(Minot, ND) and Northwestern Oklahoma State University(Alva). For entertainment Wayne likes to read, walk and attend Nebraska football games.
Favorite pizza place in Omaha: No comment.
Hidden Talent: Walking well.
If you could be any Bible character who would you be & why? I want to be the Whale from the story Jonah and the Whale.
Preschool and Nursery Director
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Christine Benedix is the Preschool Director and Nursery Director at Dundee. She returns for her twelfth year at The Wonder Place in 2016. Her educational background is in art and architectural history/post-secondary education. She worked to update her teaching skills to include early education when she became the Preschool Director at Dundee. She has been Dundee’s Nursery Director since 1999. Christine enjoys sharing the joys of exploration and experimentation with her students. Instilling a love for learning has always been her top priority.
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Debbie is the Finance Manager at DPC; primarily researching, answering questions and processing contributions, invoices, and payroll for the church. She joined the DPC staff in 2013 after spending several decades of serving Christ in her home church as treasurer and working with her husband in his financial services office. Debbie is married to Rick and since working at DPC, their family has grown to include a son-in-law and grandson. As UNO alum, she enjoys cheering for the Maverick’s, playing volleyball, riding her road bike and traveling. Mostly loves spending time laughing with family and friends.
Favorite pizza place in Omaha: Ragazzi's Pizza, “Where the crust is a pastry of its own.” Yum!
Hidden Talent: It’s a secret. OR Evidently driving long distances as I transport family to Arizona, Illinois and Pennsylvania.
If you could be any Bible character who would you be & why? Peter, because I don’t want to just sit in the boat! (Yes, I’ve about gone under a few times. God is good!)
Robin Spencer is the Comptroller at Dundee Presbyterian Church. She started at Dundee in December 2017. She has a MBA from City University, a Bachelors of Science degree in Accounting from California State University, a Coaching Certificate from Jubilee Christian Center and has taken coaching classes at Western Seminary. She has over 25 years of experience in finance and accounting. Robin has worked for churches, nonprofits as well as for profit companies in such industries as education, real estate and medical.
When Robin isn’t spending time with her grandchildren you will find her baking or even reading about baking. Yes Robin likes to bake, especially cupcakes. Since arriving in Omaha from California in 2016 she now understands what Midwest hospitality is. She says the people here in Omaha are the nicest people.
Favorite pizza place: Marco’s. The garlic crust is yummy!
Hidden talent: I’m a Christian Life Coach.
Bible character: If I could be a bible character it would be Priscilla. She and Aquila were co-workers for the Lord. I am blessed to be able to do God’s work here at Dundee.
David is a Nebraska native having been born in Columbus. He graduated from Ryan Senior High School in Omaha. After high school graduation, he worked full time at the Western Electric Plant here in Omaha. Over his 32 year career there, he held a variety of non-management and management positions. The company name changed and is now known as Avaya. While at Western Electric, he went to college part time and graduated with honors with degrees in both Business Administration and Marketing from the College of St. Mary in 1990.
Upon his “early” retirement from Avaya in 2000, David secured a full-time position with Sodexo, the food service company that provides all meals for patients at the University of Nebraska Medicine and Clarkson Hospital. He initially served as the Purchasing Manager and within three years, became the Patient Services Food Manager and supervised around 100 staff, both full time and part time. David left Sodexo in the fall of 2011, after successfully being treated for cancer most of that year.
In 2012 began working for Dundee Presbyterian Church as an Assistant Facility Manager on a part-time basis. In June of 2016, David became the full-time Facility Manager for Dundee Presbyterian Church.
When not at church David enjoys yard work, fixing up things around the house, eating at Mama’s pizza and traveling to Branson Mo.
Assistant Facilities Manager
Assistant Facilities Manager
Rod serves DPC as a part time custodian. He is primarily involved with vacuuming, trash collecting, dusting, and sanitizing the facility but also does some minor repairing etc. He was "drafted" from Dr Eckman's Wednesday Bible study to help fill a void in the custodial staff in Sept 2017. Now retired, Rod's previous career was as a computer consultant working with hospital software. Rod is president of the Omaha Metro Table Tennis Club so obviously that is his favorite participating sport. He also enjoys movies, traveling, hiking, and photography. He is single and still looking.....
Favorite pizza place in Omaha: Old Chicago
Hidden Talent: Online purchasing. I know how to find the best product at the best price.
If you could be any Bible character who would you be & why? The disciple John. He got to walk and talk with Jesus personally for years. He was referred to as the "disciple whom Jesus loved". And he was the only disciple to die of old age! What more could you want?