Rich Wisely
Senior Pastor

Rich Wisely

family: My lovely bride, Mel; 1 adult foster daughter, Heather (we also call “dibs” on her husband, Scott, and two kiddos, Braidy & JJ); 1 adult daughter, Natasha (also married – Derik “the Awesome” is his name – and two above average darlings, Emberlynn and Tristan); 1 married trucker-son, Logan (and his new bride, Beth, and their bundle of trouble, Isaiah); our 16-year-old MJROTC cadet, joker, gamer, animal lover, and dinosaur fanatic, Matthew; Abby “the Brown Dog,” and our feline friends, Winston & Fiona.
favorite food: Pizza. Always pizza. Unless there’s Thai food, in which case, bring the heat!
favorite worship song: Christ is Enough by Hillsong (Click here and turn it up!)
favorite Scripture: Micah 6:8 – He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?
hobby: preaching, exploring our new home town, and making friends.

MAR, LINDA; (Staff)5Pete Mar
Associate Pastor

Pete Mar

family: (wife) Linda, 4 adult children & 5 grandchildren.
favorite food: Pizza & pulled pork sandwiches.
favorite worship song: MercyMe – “Shake” Never heard it? click here.
favorite Scripture: ” No one will be able to stand against you all the days of your life. As I was with Moses, so I will be with you; I will never leave you nor forsake you.” Joshua 1:5 NIV
hobby: Spending as much time as possible with my grandkids.

SHEPHERD, MATT; (Staff)10Matt Shepherd
Pastor of Students
Agape Middle School Ministry, UNBOUND High School Ministry, Journey Young Adult Ministry

Matt Shepherd

family: wife – Emily, daughters – Kirsten 4, Carly 1
favorite food: Smoked meat.
favorite worship song: I’m Going Free (Jailbreak) – Vertical Church Band
favorite Scripture: Isaiah 28:16 – Therefore, this is what the Sovereign Lord says: “Look! I am placing a foundation stone in Jerusalem, a firm and tested stone. It is a precious cornerstone that is safe to build on. Whoever believes need never be shaken.” 2 Samuel 5:7 – “But David captured the fortress of Zion, which is now called the City of David.
hobby: Preaching Jesus, Spending time with my bride,  and Wrestling with my daughters (video games too)

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STALEY, Jake & Cari; David, JonathanCari Staley
Children’s Ministry Director

Cari Staley

family: My husband Jake and I have two teenage boys, David and Jonathan.
favorite food: Lasagna is probably my favorite food, but chocolate is a close second.
favorite worship song: I have many favorite worship songs as music is my favorite way to connect with God. A couple of my favorites are Amazing Grace (My Chains are Gone) and The Great I Am.
favorite Scripture: One of my favorite Bible passages is Philippians 4:4-7.”Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” NIV
hobby: I love to read! Reading fiction would fall in the hobby category for me.

WILLIAMS, FARREN; (Staff)82Carol Williams
Business Administrator

Carol Williams

family: Farren, 1 son & daughter-in-law, 1 grandson.
favorite food: Breakfast stuff & Pizza.
favorite worship song: “Hold Us Together” (Matt Maher)
favorite Scripture: Isaiah 43:19 “See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.” NIV & Romans 8:38-39 “For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.” NIV
hobby: Walking on the beach.

CROW, ChristinaChristina Crow
Pastoral Administrative Assistant

Christina Crow

family: Husband David, Sons: Brian & Chad, Daughter: Hayley
favorite food: My husband’s smoked & barbecued beef brisket.
favorite worship song: David Crowder – “I Am” Never heard it before? Click here!
favorite Scripture: Habakkuk 1:5 “The Lord’s Answer: Look at the nations and watch – and be utterly amazed. For I am going to do something in your days that you would not believe, even if you were told.”
hobby: Church, small group, work, school, family, wonderful friends, two dogs – what’s a hobby? 🙂

Dennis McCutcheon
Director of Facilities

Dennis McCutcheon

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