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Leo Schuster

Lead Pastor
Leo Schuster is the Lead Pastor of City Church. As a pastor for over thirty years, Leo’s ministry has reached from Texas to New York City. He started and led two college ministries in Dallas, founded and pastored Christ the King Presbyterian Church in Houston, and served as the Lead Pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church’s East Side Congregation in New York City where he was mentored by Tim Keller. Leo and his wife, Ellen, have three adult daughters: Anna, Margaret, and Mary Caroline. They are also thrilled to have four grandchildren: James, Winnie, Miles, and William.

Valerie Tompson

Executive Director
Valerie Tompson is the Executive Director at City Church where she oversees all ministry areas, as well as the operations and finances of the church. She grew up in Houston, attended Washington and Lee University in Virginia, and has an MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. She has worked in church finance and administration since 2006, and has also completed Rice University’s executive coaching program at the Doerr Institute. Her husband, Matt, is a physician in the Texas Medical Center, and they have three children: Mary Shannon, Rachel, and Will.

Clint Wilson

Community and Care Pastor
Clint Wilson is the Community and Care Pastor at City Church where he oversees our small group ministry. Clint moved to Houston via West Virginia, Wake Forest University, Edinburgh, and Philadelphia. Having completed his PhD in English at Rice University, he is particularly interested in how literature and the arts shape questions of faith, and vice versa. Clint and his wife Natalie, a clinical social worker, live in Montrose with their dogs, Huck and Dizzy.

Deangela Guillory

City Kids Assistant, Part Time
Deangela Guillory is the City Kids Assistant at City Church where she assists Chelsey in the Children’s Ministry on Sunday mornings. She first joined City Kids in 2021 as a nursery staff member. Deangela is from Houston, Texas, loves making an impact in the community, and has volunteered as a Girl Scout Troop Leader for seven years. Deangela currently works for Texas Workforce Commission in Vocational Rehabilitation and owns an Event Planning & Balloon Décor Business. She graduated from the University of North Texas with a Master of Business Administration in Marketing and Master of Science in Hospitality Management.

Anthony Lane

City Youth | Mission Director
Anthony Lane is the City Youth | Mission Director. He grew up in Louisiana, where he attended LSU and received his bachelor degrees in English, History, and Human Resources with a focus on leadership and development. Anthony spent college summers volunteering in youth ministry and on staff at Camp Ozark. After college, Anthony served as the Middle School and High School Area Director for Ozone Ministries, Camp Ozark’s parachurch ministry, in both the Memorial and West University areas, as well as worked as the High School Outreach Director at Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church. Anthony is passionate about youth and missions.

Margaret Melton

City Youth Coordinator, Part Time
Margaret Melton grew up in Brenham and moved to Houston after studying Business Marketing at Ole Miss. Margaret spent her college summers on staff at a Young Life camp and Camp Ozark. She is passionate about spending quality time with youth in their pivotal years of life. Over the last nine years, Margaret has held different corporate roles in marketing and supply chain. Margaret is married to Greg and they have one daughter: Alice.

Elise Mueller

Ministry Manager | Executive Assistant
Elise Mueller is the Executive Assistant at City Church where she assists the Lead Pastor and Executive Director and has touchpoints with all areas of ministry. Elise grew up outside of Chicago and attended Texas Christian University where she majored in speech communication. She is married to Jonathan, and they have four children: James, Luke, Jacob, and Kate.

Kris Noland

Media | Communications Manager
Kris Noland is the Media and Communications Manager at City Church where he manages all production, print and digital communications. Kris is a native Houstonian and spent most of his twenties playing in various bands around town. He also worked with Josh Moore as Assistant Recording Engineer at Castle Bravo Studios. He plays the piano/synthesizer and guitar.

Chelsey Omoregie

City Kids Director
Chelsey Omoregie is the City Kids Director where she oversees children’s programming for infants-5th grade. She also sings with Civic Club in City Church services. She is a proud Houstonian who grew up in the southwest Houston area. Her husband, Bryant, is a software engineer, and they have two children: Caydence and Christian. After attending University of North Texas and attaining her Bachelor’s in Interdisciplinary Studies with a specialization in ESL, she transitioned into classroom teaching, curriculum writing, and leading worship. Chelsey is passionate about worship and using her teaching experience to reach children and teach them about Jesus Christ.

Kathleen Pyle

Ministry Coordinator, part time
Kathleen Pyle is the Ministry Coordinator at City Church where she manages volunteers for Sunday morning. Kathleen is a native Houstonian and attended Texas A&M University. She is married to her high school sweetheart, Aaron and loves nothing more than spending time with their son and two dogs. She enjoys exploring her creativity through house projects, home cooked meals, and thrifting adventures.