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. His articles and reviews have appeared in RELEVANT magazine, Englewood Review of Books, and other publications. He contributed a chapter to the book Why We Stayed: Honesty and Hope in Churches of Christ. Scott has taught at Austin Graduate School of Theology and serves on the board of EYC Texas. He is an engaging speaker who loves to share God’s word each Sunday.

Keep up with Scott’s writing at Resurrected Living

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 four grandchildren; Grady Kocian, Zach Kocian, Olivia Kerr, and Nora 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 served as 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.

Tom Walker

Elder
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Tom is married to Leigh Anne and they have two children, Kenzie and Ty. Tom grew up in Stamford, TX and is a graduate of Texas A&M. He enjoys watching football and tending to his cattle. Tom leads singing as well as teaches Bible classes. He served as a deacon before becoming an elder.

Frank Smith

Deacon (Missions)

Frank and Susan Smith met at Texas A&M University in 1983 and were married on campus one year later. They moved from College Station in 1989 when Frank became a professor at St. Edward’s University.  They both retired from their respective teaching careers in May, 2017 and moved from Austin to La Grange later that year.  Their one son, Dallas, and his wife, Taylor, preceded them to Fayette County, and they were all blessed with their first son/grandson, Edward, in January, 2018.

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.

Robin Vogel

Administrative Assistant