Leadership Team:

Our leadership team recognizes the authority of God, and realizes that we are shepherds who serve under the Chief Shepherd, Jesus Christ. We desire to devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of the Word. Our passion and goal is to equip the believers for the work of the ministry until we all attain maturity in the fullness of Christ.



Pastor Scott Burmeister

Rev. Scott Burmeister previously served Messiah Lutheran Church in Tampa, Florida as Associate Pastor and was installed here at CTR on June 30, 2013.  Pastor B graduated from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis in 2003.  He teaches various age groups at CTR on Sundays and Wednesdays as well as guides the Youth Band.  Pastor B is also active an active Rotarian with Rotary International. His telephone number is 918-492-6451, voice mail extension #13.  You can send him an e-mail scott.burmeister@ctrtulsa.org.  Pastor’s day off is Friday.

                            Suzanne Watt, Director of Christian Education

Suzanne is a 2004 BA graduate of Valparaiso University and a 2007 MA graduate of Concordia University, River Forest, Illinois. She is responsible for leading our youth program (6th-12th), youth Sunday School, VBS, Youth Confirmation program, Women’s Bible Study and special education programs. She also guides curriculum planning for whole church Christian Education. Her telephone number is 918-492-6451, voice mail extension #15.  She can reached by e-mail suzanne.watt@ctrtulsa.org
NikkiNikki Witt, Director of ECC

Nikki is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma in Speech Pathology and serves as the full-time director of the Early Childhood Center for children from the age of two months up to pre-Kindergarten. It is a state-licensed facility serving over 100 children. Preschool hours are from 9:00 AM until 2:30 PM.  Extended daycare is available from 7:00 AM until 6:00 PM. You can contact her by email by her nikki.witt@ctrtulsa.org or calling 918-492-1416, her telephone voice mail extension is #21.

Carinna Corbett, DCE Intern
Carinna will take over Family and Children’s Ministry on June 17, 2018. Her telephone number is 918-492-6451, voice mail extension #14.  She can reached by e-mail at families@ctrtulsa.org.  Carinna’s normal day off is Friday.

Mary Jane Landin, Business Administrator

Mary Jane is our Business Administrator. She provides administrative support to church staff and assists in managing the finances of the office and the congregation. Mary Jane is available daily Monday through Thursday.  She can be contacted at mjlandin@ctrtulsa.org   or 918-492-6451 VM Ext. #11.

 ConnieConnie Phillips, Office secretary

You will usually hear her voice when you call or if you visit us on site. She is the receptionist, prepares the newsletter and bulletin announcements and keeps track of all our member addresses and information along with general office duties. Send your announcements for the newsletter and bulletin to her also. You can contact her by email by connie.phillips@ctrtulsa.org or calling 918-492-6451, her telephone voice mail extension is the General Mailbox, #12.

Craig Amendt,  Choir and Handbell Director

Craig currently serves as Director of Bands and Coordinator of Instrumental Music for Sapulpa Public Schools, as well as co-director and founder of the South City Winds of Bixby and Sapulpa. He completed a bachelor’s degree in Instrumental Music Education with Distinction from the University of Oklahoma in 1999. Craig also served as the Director of Bands at Bristow Public Schools from 1999-2008 and choir director at Trinity Lutheran Church in Norman, Oklahoma. Craig serves as adult handbell choir director, children chimes director (4th – 7th), and vocal music choir director. These ensembles rehearse from September until May. You can reach Craig at camendt@sapulpaps.org.