Ministers & Staff

Josef Bilnoski – senior minister

Josef's family

Josef officially joined West U. in January 2021 after serving the Lord at Houston’s Impact Church of Christ since 2009. A native of the Houston area, he and his wife of 20 years, Karla, are the proud parents of four boys. Josef is a graduate of the South Houston Bible Institute. “My family and I consider ourselves very blessed to be serving at West U. and are excited about what God has planned for this church,” he says. Read more from him here.

Stanley Petrisky – worship leader and office administrator

Stanley Petrisky is our office administrator and also is a very talented worship leader. Stanley has been leading worship services at West U. since late 2018 and officially joined our staff as the office administrator in the summer of 2020.

Susan Parker – secretary

Susan Parker serves as our church secretary and ministry assistant. Susan is a graduate of Sam Houston State University, and has served as a business professional in various industries, before offering her gifts to West U. in 2017. Susan brings a wealth of experience and a heart for people to our church ministry. And she has a passion for art and creativity.

Mark Rue – custodian

Mark Rue is the church custodian. Mark is a native Houstonian who grew up in the West U. congregation. He graduated from Bellaire High School and attended North Harris Community College for a brief time until he began employment with Compaq Computers. His work for Compaq was primarily as a computer technician in constructing servers and other equipment. He also drove a school bus for about two years for a private bus company. As a young man Mark joined the Boy Scouts and achieved the rare rank of Eagle Scout in 1994, something that is attained by less than 4% of Boy Scouts. As a teenager he worked as a volunteer at the V.A. Hospital. He was baptized in May of 1998 at West U. and now works maintaining our facilities