Luis A. Mendez was officially installed as pastor at North Heights Christian Church, Wichita, in an August 29 installation celebration. Mendez has served as Associate Pastor at River of Life Christian Church, Logansport, Ind. (where the Rev. Jim Beaumont was Senior Minister), and in 2001 moved to Wichita to be the minister at Fairview Christian Church (The Dock).
In September 2020 he accepted both the call as Pastor at North Heights Christian Church and began as the Kansas Disciples Men Coordinator. CCK Regional Minister Ken Marston presided over the installation service.