Lead Pastor: Luke Easter


Luke Easter is the the Lead Pastor of City Soul Ministries.  Luke is a native of West Virginia but also spent some years living in Indiana.  Luke attended West Virginia University at Parkersburg where he obtained a bachelor’s degree, and is currently attending Rockbridge Seminary.  While attending college he met his wife Stacy.  Luke and Stacy currently have one son named Quincy, and one daughter Eva. Luke and his family live in Vienna, WV.     

Luke enjoys sports, cars, and spending time with his family. 

At the age of 25 Luke and his friend Eric accepted their call to begin a contemporary church, that was dedicated to loving God, loving people, and taking the gospel message to the mid-ohio valley.  In the living room of his home, with about 14 people, Luke witnessed the start of something amazing - a church called City Soul Ministries.

From the beginning of City Soul in 2009, Luke has led with excitement, and much enthusiasm, to point people to a relationship with Jesus. 

Email: luke@citysoulministries.org



Children's Pastor: Emily Prather

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Emily Prather was born and raised in Marietta, Ohio. She graduated high school and later earned her degree in Child and Family Studies from Ohio University. She has been involved in church since she was a child, but it wasn’t until 2010 that she felt God calling her into Children’s Ministry. She started working with City Soul Ministries in 2011 and has felt that this has been the most rewarding and exciting 4 years of ministry. Emily currently lives in Parkersburg with her husband Andrew and their dog Murphy. She has a passion for loving and teaching children about Jesus, and both she and her husband share a passion to serve Him all over the world.

Email : emily@citysoulministries.org