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 since 2014, and been on staff since 2001. He is passionate about preaching, vision casting and developing leaders.  His goal is to help people center their lives around Jesus.  Doug and his wife, Kelly, have three children: Cade, Bryn and Landan. 

  • 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

    CONNECTIONS AND DISCIPLESHIP PASTOR


    Joe leads our connections and discipleship teams.  He has a heart for people to be connected deeply to our church family and grow in their personal relationship with Jesus. Joe also helps with setting up and tearing down our portable set up, as well as assisting with administrative needs. 
  • Stephanie Muller

    COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR


    Stephanie is our Communications Director and supports the staff in various areas of operations. She manages our social media presence and assists in special events, graphic design and website/app updates. 

  • 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.


  • LETITIA DESCISCIO

    GROCERY OUTREACH DIRECTOR/OFFICE


    Letitia is our Grocery Outreach Director. She is responsible for stocking and maintaining our church’s food pantry. Letitia and her team go out into the community every week providing food, hope and love to those in need. Her heart is to serve others while showing the love of Jesus. Letitia also does tons around our office and for our Sunday gatherings. Letitia is married to Michael and together they have a daughter, Aly. 

  • Richie Clinton

    INTERN


    Richie is one of our interns. He serves with the Children’s Ministry and the Production Team on Sundays.  He is a youth leader for THEGREENROOM.  He also helps with office work throughout the week.  Richie is currently pursuing a degree in Ministry Leadership.

  • Noah Pavone

    INTERN


    Noah is also an intern.  He has a heart for discipleship and is a talented musician.  He is working with Joe to write curriculum and along side Andrew working to take worship to the next level.  Noah is currently going to seminary as well.