Ron Repplinger

Ron Repplinger is our Head Elder. Mr. Repplinger is a multi-generation member of Immanuel and a life-long Joplin resident who remembers fondly the “old church” at 9th and Moffet near downtown Joplin. Ron and his wife Carole have served Immanuel together in a variety of ways over the years. He is retired from a 43 year career at Eagle-Picher Industries, and now enjoys playing a lot more golf, spending time fishing, and enjoying his grandchildren.

Perry Davis

Perry Davis is Immanuel’s Congregation President. Raised in Purdy, Missouri, Perry is an active alumni of Missouri Southern State University. He and his wife Kimberly are long-time residents of Joplin and decades-long members of Immanuel Lutheran Church and Martin Luther School. Now retired, Perry served for many years as an executive at Leggett & Platt. He and Kim raised four children, and praise God for a growing number of grandchildren. Serving as an elder and volunteering in a variety of…