Meet Our Leaders

Scott Elliott

Minister
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Scott Elliott is a graduate of Oklahoma State University and Austin Graduate School of Theology. He is married to Laura and they have two sons, Jackson and Dylan. He enjoys writing about the Christian faith and posting the occasional film review. He writes for Start2Finish blog which was recently named one of the twelve top blogs among Churches of Christ. His articles and reviews have appeared in RELEVANT magazine, Englewood Review of Books, and other publications. Scott is an engaging speaker who loves to share God’s word each Sunday. He has spoken at seminars, workshops, lectureships, and other churches.

Keep up with Scott’s writing at Resurrected Living Archives – Start2Finish

Jack Sedwick

Elder
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Jack Sedwick was born and raised in Austin, Texas. After High School, Jack attend the University of Houston, where he earned his bachelors degree in Mechanical Technology. Jack and his wife Mildred were married on March 31, 1961 and moved to La Grange in 1986. They have 3 daughters, 10 grand children and 2 great-grand children.

Kent Dawson

Elder
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Kent Dawson is from Newgulf, Texas, a small company owned town located about 60 miles south of Houston. Kent and his wife Lori moved to La Grange in 1986 from Hobbs, New Mexico. Kent and Lori married in 1979 and have three children; Karissa Kocian, Brittany Kerr, and Tyler Dawson. They also have three grandchildren; Grady Kocian, Zach Kocian, and Olivia Kerr. Kent retired from LCRA as Plant Manager after 28 years.

Bobby Chilek

Elder
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Bobby Chelik and his wife Pam joined the La Grange Church of Christ in 1992. They have two wonderful children, Kristen and Jeff. Bobby has been a deacon at the church for 15 years and now serves as an elder. He currently works at LCRA as Plant Maintenance Manager and enjoys spending his free time building custom boats and sailing.

Ted Bell

Deacon (Benevolence & Missions)
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Ted Bell was born in Lubbock, Texas and has been happily married to his wife Dina for over 40 years. They have 4 daughters, 4 son-in-laws and 12 grandkids. Ted is a retired Houston Police Officer and now spends his time managing a small cattle and hay operation here in La Grange.

Paul Vogel

Deacon (Worship)
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Paul K. Vogel is a retired Austin Police Officer and retired US Army Reserves with 39 years of service. He was called back to Active Duty and is currently in the US Army as a Special Agent with the United States Army Criminal Investigation Command. He moved to La Grange in 2004 along with his wife Robin, they have two grown children Russell and Paula and two Grand Kids Layla and EMMA, with a third grandchild due in Feb 2016. Paul and Robin were prior members with the Southwest Church of Christ in Austin, Texas before joining the membership at LCOC in 2004.

Jake Kellen

Deacon (Communications & Transportation)
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Jake Kellen is a singer/songwriter from west Texas. He attended Lubbock Christian University and moved to La Grange in January of 2010. Jake and his wife Sarah have two kids, Nathalee and Jacob.