Donna Fletcher

Mission Center President Team

Donna Fletcher, a full-time minister for Community of Christ, is on the Mission Center President Team for Midlands Mission Center in the Central USA Mission Field.  

Donna has served as an Outreach Coordinator with Midlands Mission Center since 2001.  She holds the priesthood office of Seventy.  
Donna was raised in Harrisonville, MO and attended Central Missouri State University.  She worked as a Hairstylist for several years before changing her passion and working for the church.  Donna loves the summer camping season and spending time with the youth. Donna and her husband John live in Rose Hill KS, a suburb of Wichita KS.  She has two daughters and an amazing grandson, Max.

Cell: 316.644.4079

Kat Hnatyshyn

Mission Center President Team

Kat Hnatyshyn, a self-sustaining minister for Community of Christ, is on the Mission Center President Team for Midlands Mission Center in the Central USA Mission Field. 

Kat was pastor of her congregation for 10 years and served on the Leadership Council in the Mission Center.  She currently serves on the Investment Committee with World Church and on the World Church Finance Board. She holds the priesthood office of High Priest.

Born in Wichita, Kansas, Kat received a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Speech Communications and Minor in Church Leadership and Religion from Graceland University, Lamoni, Iowa. Kat and her husband Alex live in Overland Park, KS with two small boys, Jack and Pete.  She works as a Regional Market Director for a local credit union.


Cell: 816.506.6948

Don McLaughlin

Mission Center President Team

Don, a part-time minister for Community of Christ, is on the Mission Center President Team for Midlands Mission Center in the Central USA Mission Field.

Don has been involved in congregational youth work as well as summer youth camps.  Don worked as pastor for Solid Rock, a monthly youth ministry, for several years. He has been employed by the Church for almost 18 years serving the members of Midlands Mission Center first as a youth minister then as Outreach Coordinator.  

A convert to Community of Christ in 1973 after a reunion that changed his life. Don and his wife Carol of 42 years live in Independence. Don and Carol have raised three kids Katy, Jeff, and Zach and blessed with seven grandkids all in Independence.  


Cell: 816.616.5765

Carina Lord Wilson

Mission Center Financial Officer

Carina Lord Wilson holds the position of executive minister for Community of Christ as well as financial officer for Midlands and Central USA Mission Center. She holds the office of bishop.

Carina holds a bachelor of arts in liberal studies from Graceland University and a master of business administration from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. She is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

Carina’s previous positions include Herald House business manager, enrichment group leader, accounts payable manager, budget specialist, and executive assistant to the Presiding Bishopric. Her accounting career path is diversified and includes public accounting, manufacturing, advertising, and construction. She has taught introductory accounting classes at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and sophomore level accounting career-preparatory classes at Ulster County Community College.


Phone: (816) 833-4300 ext. 611

Pam Mathena

Assistant to the Financial Officer/Administrative Assistant 

Pam Mathena, a full-time employee, has served Midlands Mission Center for 18 years.  Pam does office operations in addition to providing support to congregational recorders and financial officers. She also is active in writing grants that have benefited multiple outreach ministries.

Pam is the treasurer for the Central Avenue Center of Hope,  co-pastor of the Toganoxie Congregation and holds the office of Elder.

Born in Trenton, Missouri Pam has 3 children and 7 grandchildren and  currently resides in Platte City, Missouri. 

Work: 816.221.4450