TSC Mission Support Board of Directors
Chair: Kim Youmans
Kim Youmans has been a Lutheran School Teacher, Principal, Director of Community Programs in Minnesota, Ohio, California and Nevada. He has owned his own business and teaches at the College of Southern Nevada. He has served on a variety of circuit, district, and regional committees.
He is the husband of Sandra, father to four and grandfather to seven.
Vice Chair: Linda Kurtz
Linda Kurtz has a passion for local and international mission. She serves as the Executive Director to Hope and Care Outreach, a ministry sharing God's love in word and deed to the most vulnerable Liberians.
She has served in leadership capacities in Las Vegas LCMS churches, on various district and conventional committees and currently as the Treasurer to African Radio Ministries.
Linda has been married for 37 years and has 3 children and 1 grandchild.
Secretary: Julie Atencio
Julie Atencio has been serving in various capacities within the Lutheran Church in Las Vegas for almost 20 years. She has served as a small group leader, small group coach, led bible studies and served on hospitality committees as well as in a professional capacity as a Business Manager.
She has a passion for sharing the gospel with those that don’t know Christ and seeing lives change from that Good News.
Julie has been a resident in Las Vegas for over 30 years, has been married to Tim for 33 years and has 1 adult child.
Pastoral Counselor: Pastor Brad Beckman
Pastor B. (as he likes to be called) was called to First Good Shepherd and the Las Vegas area in January 2018. He has extensive experience serving urban churches in Missouri and Texas.
Pastor B. enjoys helping churches to reflect the complexion of their community.
His vision is that First Good Shepherd becomes a church and School for All Nations!
Who are the churches we serve?
- Mesquite Lutheran, NV
- Shepherd of the Desert - Pahrump, NV
- Lamb of God - Las Vegas, NV
- Redeemer - Las Vegas, NV
- Mountain View - Las Vegas, NV
- First Good Shephard - Las Vegas, NV
- Grace Henderson, NV
- Faith Community, - Las Vegas, NV
- Oromo Evangelical - Las Vegas, NV
- Our Savior’s - Henderson, NV
- Christ Boulder City, NV
- Good Shepherd - Kingman, AZ
- Grace - Needles, CA
- St. John’s Evangelical - Bullhead City, AZ
- Lamb of God - Lake Havasu City, AZ