Jillian Embrey


Jillian is the Director of AMEN|Saint Louis, and will be your group’s first contact for scheduling, billing, form filling-outing, and question asking. Jillian leads the programming and management of AMEN|Saint Louis. Prior to joining the AMEN team, she served in churches and non-profit organizations in St. Louis, central Kentucky, and Atlanta. Jillian holds a B.A. in History and Religious studies from Centre College (KY), and an M.Div. from Columbia Theological Seminary (GA).

Korla Masters

Summer Site Manager

Korla, our Summer Site Manager for 2017, welcomes AMEN teams upon arrival, and introduces them to their service and learning locations. She also leads Sacred Conversations on Race sessions. Korla has years of experience working in both churches and community organizations. She recently graduated from Eden Theological Seminary (MO) with her M.Div., and also holds a B.A. in Religious Studies from University of Minnesota.

Donna Cook

Volunteer Chair

Donna Cook was raised in the neighborhood and can tell you some stories! She is one of the founding visionaries of AMEN|Saint Louis and has scheduled teams, arranged work projects, negotiated contracts, swept floors, answered late-night phone calls, folded laundry, and picked up pizzas. She really does it all. She’s a retired middle school teacher who is passionate about social justice and serving God in St. Louis.

Rev. Erin Counihan

pastor - Oak Hill Presbyterian Church

Erin is the pastor at Oak Hill Presbyterian Church , the congregation that runs and supports AMEN|Saint Louis. Erin leads AMEN|Saint Louis groups in Sacred Conversations on Race and joins the hospitality crew at Neighborhood Foosball nights. Erin is often found hanging out in the laundry room or sneaking into the kitchen for snacks….