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John Atkinson

Senior Pastor

John graduated from Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary. He is married to Jennifer and they have 3 children. His great love is communicating the Good News of Jesus Christ in a way that is relevant and connects to everyday life.

John likes pop culture, great movies, open spaces, classic rock, history (in a big way), String Theory, playing golf with his daughter and baseball with his boys.

Val Rogers

Student Ministries Director and Assistant Pastor

Valerie Rogers is our Student Ministries Director and Assistant Pastor. She works primarily with our middle school and high school students. Valerie has great vision and energy to help students build a spiritual foundation and grow in their understanding of what it means to know and follow Jesus. Her husband, Shane, also volunteers with the student ministry, and is a counselor at Buckeye Ranch in Columbus.

Thom Reed

Audio Engineer

Thom Reed is a professional musician and sound technician. He manages our sound system, training new sound techs, and coordinates with the worship team and other events needing our sound system.

He is pictured here with his family, Kelli and Asher.

Keith Shaull


Keith is a retired logistics director. His main responsibilities as business manager are finances and facility. He led our building program, oversees our financial secretary and treasurer positions, and keeps our facility in great working order! He is married to Gloria and they have 3 children.

Keith is a master handy man, warmhearted, captain of his own boat, great dancer and devoted grandfather.

kidMAX Team

Responsible for Sunday morning kidMAX program

Left to right: Norma Johnson, Jen Carline and Jen Atkinson

(Not pictured: Trina Pittroff)

This team leads, schedules, plans and organizes our kidMAX program every Sunday morning. They put a lot of time and creative energy into making it a growing and fun experience for every kid who enters.

Amie Druehl and Beth Francis

Events Team

The Events team plans and organizes many church events and outreach events throughout the year.

Beth Francis is a leader, gatherer and extraordinary planner of fun and engaing events. She has a creative streak that she has used to plan and run numerous events at our church and in the community.

Amie Druehl is also a creative and thoughtful planner and leader on this team. Amie has a great eye and mind for thinking through events, solving problems and adding touches that make it special for those who attend.

Small Group Leaders

Not Pictured

Shawn and Lara Dominy

Bob and Sonya Haring-Kaye

John and Jennifer Atkinson

Valerie Rogers

Amy Holbrook and Norma Johnson

Brenda Bixler

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