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