Get to know us

We have an amazing staff at Living Word Church!  We hope this helps you get to know us a little better!

  • Doug Jansson

    LEAD PASTOR


    Doug has been the Lead Pastor of Living Word Church based in Hauppauge, NY since September 2014. Doug and his wife, Kelly, have three children: Cade, Bryn and Landan. They are extremely excited about what God is doing on Long Island, and can't wait to see what He'll do next!


  • Joey leuci

    YOUTH PASTOR


    Joey is the Youth Pastor at THEGREENROOM which serves students in middle school and high school. He is a gifted communicator and leader, and loves to see kids fall in love with Jesus. Joey and his wife, Jessica, have twin girls: Mila and Sienna.

  • ANDREW MULLER

    WORSHIP AND MEDIA PASTOR


    Andrew is an anointed worship leader, graphic designer, videographer and speaker. Andrew leads worship at our Sunday services, as well as THEGREENROOM services. Andrew is married to Stephanie.

  • vincent pavone

    EXECUTIVE PASTOR


    Pastor Pavone is the founding pastor of Living Word. After thirty-five years as the Lead Pastor, Pastor Pavone transitioned into his present position as the Executive Pastor. He is passionate about God, his family and teaching God's Word.

  • KELLY JANSSON

    WOMEN'S MINISTRY AND COUNSELING DIRECTOR


    Kelly is our Women’s Ministry and Counseling Director. She does an amazing job leading and preaching at our women’s ministry, Deeper. Kelly also counsels women and leads women's prayer meetings and events.

  • Joe Levanti

    INTERN / SERVICE PROGRAMMING DIRECTOR


    Along with serving on our worship team, Joe is one of our interns and a Service Programming Director. Joe helps oversee our services and provides hands-on support to ensure that all of our teams have what they need. Joe helps with setting up and tearing down our portable set up, as well as assisting with administrative needs. 
  • Anthony Carrai JR.

    INTERN


    Anthony is one of our interns on staff and serves on our worship team. Anthony assists with administrative needs, graphic design and managing the TGR social media accounts. Anthony also co-leads the social media team with Stephanie and leads the photography team

  • Stephanie Muller

    SOCIAL MEDIA DIRECTOR


    Stephanie is our Social Media Director and supports the staff in various areas of operations. She manages our social media presence and assists in special events and graphic design. Stephanie also leads our Outreach Program, which collaborates with Genesis Church to bring hot meals and donations to people on Long Island.


  • Lacey Rodriguez

    NURSERY DIRECTOR


    Lacey is our Nursery Director and plays a major role in helping our portable church be set up and torn down every week. Lacey oversees the scheduling of child care in the nursery during services and ensures that all children are properly checked in. Lacey helps to make our Nursery run smoothy by maintaining a clean, fun and welcoming nursery.



  • PATRICK HUGHES

    SERVICE PROGRAMMING DIRECTOR


    Patrick is a Service Programming Director. He helps oversee our services and provides hands-on support to ensure that all of our teams have what they need. Patrick also helps with the lighting on the Production team and serves on our prayer team.