Douglas Anders is retired clergy with standing in the United Church of Christ. In the past 35 years he has served three local churches for a total of 26 years, with the past nine years as Conference Minister of the South Central Conference of the United Church of Christ (Texas-Louisiana-Biloxi, MS). He is currently Acting Conference Minister of the Illinois South Conference.

Rev Anders serves on the Board of Directors of the Normandy Kiwanis Clubs. He has been attending monthly meetings of the Bel-Nor City Council and is considering running for a seat of the Board of Alderpersons in the April 2016 election. Rev Anders has a B.S in Business Administration from the University of Missouri – St. Louis. He also has a Master of Divinity degree from Eden Theological Seminary and was awarded an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from Eden Theological Seminary in 2015. He is a certified Pastor Care Specialist from Care & Counseling of St. Louis.

Rev. Anders is single with three brothers, a sister and his mother who all live in the metro St. Louis Area.