Pastor Alston Kirk — Vacancy

Pastor Kirk is a 1964 graduate of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis Missouri.  He served as an active duty Navy Chaplin from 1966 until his retirement in 1994.  Following the Navy, he was called as pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church, Corpus Christi.  He served the congregation until his retirement in 2004.  In his retirement, he serves as interim pastor of congregations in the Rio Grande Valley and Florida.


Karon McManus — Child Care Director

Karon has been married to her husband Roy for 40 years.  She Is the mother of three, Ryan McManus, Kristine Bundy (Dennis) and Bo McManus (Adrian).  The proud grandmother of Jordin, Abby, Coulton, Colby, Brandon and Declan with twin granddaughters due in May 2017.  Karon has been a Lutheran Early Childhood Educator for 20 years.  Ten of those years have been as a director at Mt. Olive Lutheran Church and Lord of Life Lutheran Church both in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Pastor’s Secretary — Caressa Elbert

Caressa, her husband, Phillip, and two sons, Ian & Isaac moved from California to Corpus Christi 10 years ago. They became members of Lord of Life in 2015. Caressa enjoys time spent with her family, fishing, exploring and going on road trips! Caressa has more than 15 years experience with customer service and administrative assistant work. This is Caressa’s first job within a church, she is excited to learn and help where needed. (8/2017)


Tamron Armijo — Assistant Child Care Director

Hi I am Tammy Armijo, the Assistant Director. I have been a member at Lord of Life for over 20 years. I have 4 children: Amanda 28, Justin 24, Chris 23 and Robert 21 and I now have two grandchildren, Dawson is 6 and Claire is 4. The Lord has graciously given me the opportunity to serve Him at Lord of Life Child Development Center. With that being said, I look forward to serving you and your family. (8/2017)