Pastor Linda Settles is a native of St. Louis, MO. She received her BS in Business Administration from the University of Southern California, and is a graduate of Eden Theological Seminary where she received a Masters of Divinity in 2011, graduating with honors.
Pastor Linda has served as a praise and worship leader, an associate pastor, and most recently as pastor of Normandy UMC (St. Louis). She has led confirmation classes, Bible studies for all age levels, as well as leading retreats and workshops. Worship is at the heart of everything that she does. “I love to invite people to experience the Presence of the Holy.”
Pastor Linda has been married to Pastor Antonio Settles for 28 years, and they have served in ministry together for the past sixteen years, including planting a new church start. They have three sons and one daughter. She writes worship songs and devotions, and enjoys reading.