Meet The Team

Pastor Dana Gammill

Senior Pastor

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Favorite book in the Bible?
Ephesians
Super power
Spontaneously use any prop in any message on any given Sunday.
If I could do or be anything:
I’d like lead a million people to the Lord in an evangelistic crusade.
Grrrr…
Waiting in long lines.
Best thing ever
Giving outrageous gifts, eating outlandish food & outings on the beach with Nan.
Something others may not know about me
If I told ya, I’d have to kill ya!

Nan Gammill

Co-Pastor

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Favorite book in the Bible?
Isaiah
Super power
Resiliency & determination.
If I could do or be anything:
ME! I’ve learned to be content & happy where I’m at.
Grrrr…
Gum chomping & smacking.
Best thing ever
The unconditional love of God for every one of His kids.
Something others may not know about me
I have no secrets!! My husband tells them all from the pulpit. Just waiting for my equal time in the pulpit!

Bishop & Mrs. Herschel Gammill

Founding Pastors

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Favorite book in the Bible?
All 66.
Super power
The ability to use every word in the dictionary.
If I could do or be anything:
We think we have already done just about everything and been just about everywhere.
Grrrr…
Pet peeves are our pet peeve.
Best thing ever
Chocolate in the morning, ice cream in the afternoon & cake at night.
Something others may not know about me
We forgot!

Deana Reed

Associate Pastor

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Favorite book in the Bible?
Yeah that’s a tough one, they’re all my favorite but.. I do seem to connect and draw from the Psalms and Philippians on a regular basis.
Super power
Superpower: Supersonic Hearing…I can hear a rabbit run across the yard…so be careful what you say across the room from me ;) Also, I have super sense of smell…I can smell a rat… a mile away. ;)
If I could do or be anything:
You know…like one of those really great things that hardly anyone ever gets to be?! Yeah One of those…I know Right?!
Grrrr…
Pet Peeve would have to be when people say they’re going to do something and then don’t do it and THEN act like they never said it! Hate that. Oh and also can’t stand to hear people chew but that’s from the freakish hearing superpower…
Best thing ever
…being anywhere together with my whole family (which includes Dixie of course! She’s a goldendoodle but doesn’t know it, shh don’t tell her!) Oh and anything chocolate!
Something others may not know about me
I have worked just about every job out there…I’ve been a “secret shopper” (had to buy a car once), valet parker, fry cook, tour host, traveling salesperson, food demonstrator, clown, (no really!!) did ear piercing for awhile until I pierced my glove into someone’s ear and was ‘banned’ …I’m really a secret agent (whoops did I say that? secret’s out…)

Michael Gammill

Administrative Pastor

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Favorite book in the Bible?
Proverbs/Judges
Super power
I lasso lions and tame tigers with a raise of my eyebrow.
If I could do or be anything:
To be hired as an evangelizing, gun toting mercenary in the Sudan war.
Grrrr…
People that snap their fingers at waitresses & ugly feet in flip flops.
Best thing ever
Jesus, duh!
Something others may not know about me
I used to be allergic to pizza (God healed me and mended my broken relationship with Papa Johns).

Sister Emma Watson

Prayer Band Director

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Favorite book in the Bible?
Psalm (138:8)
Super power
Laughter
If I could do or be anything:
An ambassador.
Grrrr…
Stiff-necked people.
Best thing ever
My friends.
Something others may not know about me
I love to watch sunsets and sunrises.

Kara Wise

Children’s Director

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Favorite book in the Bible?
All of them…The Bible ROCKS :) OR Proverbs
Super power
I can make a cup of coffee disappear in a matter of seconds!
If I could do or be anything:
To own a BEACH and a big boat.
Grrrr…
Red Lights…not in general but while driving.
Best thing ever
Watching the sunrise on the beach with a great cup of coffee.
Something others may not know about me
I can act like a kid as needed. And I apparently didn’t like to breathe when I was two weeks old.

Cynthia Stock

Inner Healing Minister

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Favorite book in the Bible?
Isaiah
Super power
Being able to listen for hours on end, literally! And being able to speak only when I am supposed to.
If I could do or be anything:
I’d be a concert violinist.
Grrrr…
People not being treated equally/fairly.
Best thing ever
Family holiday parties & birthday parties with everyone there. And the birth of our children.
Something others may not know about me
If there had been sports teams developed for girls when I was young, I would have been a good athlete. My grandsons are amazed that I can play basketball. I was a natural at gymnastics.

Hunter & Allison Fowler

Worship Leaders

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Favorite book in the Bible?
It seems to change dependent upon the season of life that I am in. At the moment, my favorite is Psalms! I love how David expressed every emotion & thought with such transparency to God. He didn’t feel the need to act more righteous than he was; he just loved God with his whole heart and was completely vulnerable as he wrote songs of worship & praise to Him. -Allison
Super power
I think I would choose super-speed, because it’d be cool to travel through time like the Flash! -Hunter
If I could do or be anything:
For as long as I can remember, I’ve always dreamed of being a mom. Now that our first one is on her way, I’m even more excited about it! -Allison
Grrrr…
My biggest pet-peeve is when my wife steals my socks, especially when it’s the last pair! -Hunter
Best thing ever
I love learning, whether it’s through an experience like traveling to a foreign place, or getting lost in a good book! -Allison
Something others may not know about me
I am a very strategic thinker; I love it when a plan comes together. Whether it’s a game or a life goal, I like to look at the big picture and find a solution! -Hunter

Judith Frutig

Receptionist/Mentoring Ministry

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Favorite book in the Bible?
Isaiah/Psalms/Proverbs
Super power
Good health – only my hair got old!
If I could do or be anything:
I’d be a prosecuting attorney. I’d also like for it to be October all year round!
Grrrr…
Food served in baskets with paper, newspaper ads in my mailbox and daylight savings time.
Best thing ever
Air-conditioning & Jack Frost
Something others may not know about me
Too numerous to mention.

Danielle Mowery

Administrative Assistant

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Favorite book in the Bible?
James
Super power
I can make computers and copiers fly….out the window!
If I could do or be anything:
A Professional tourist.
Grrrr…
The spirit of entitlement and laziness, people who drive under the speed limit, and onions!
Best thing ever
Sitting at the baseball stadium on a warm summer evening.
Something others may not know about me
I am a shoe-aholic that never wears shoes.

Billy Gammill

Minister of Hospital Visitation

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Favorite book in the Bible?
John 3:16/Psalm 23
Super power
Patience
If I could do or be anything:
I would be a judge.
Grrrr…
Tardiness
Best thing ever
I love ice cream!
Something others may not know about me
I’m pretty good at crossword puzzles & I love boiled peanuts.

Melissa Starr-Hixenbaugh

Housekeeping/Worship Team

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Favorite book in the Bible?
Hebrews
Super power
Singing babies to sleep.
If I could do or be anything:
Travel the world singing and speaking about salvation and deliverance
Grrrr…
Finger prints on windows…yuck!
Best thing ever
Seeing people set free by the power of Christ.
Something others may not know about me
I dress up my little dogs.

Michael Hall

Video Production

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Favorite book in the Bible?
Psalms
Super power
The ability to appear wherever I am at.
If I could do or be anything:
I’d be a wall and randomly fall every once in a while.
Grrrr…
When you ask an associate a question about a product and they read you the info that’s right in front of you! As if you’re going to receive some new revelation now that they’ve read it out loud.
Best thing ever
“Wacky Wednesday” at Euro Gyro. 1 large pizza $5.50, best thing ever!
Something others may not know about me
I actually run REALLY fast for my size.

 

Judy Hunt

Audio Production

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Favorite book in the Bible?
This is a tough one! It’s really whatever the Lord has me in at a given time. I’m in Habbakuk right now…Chapter 2:13 to be exact. But I seem to always go back to the books of Ruth and Isaiah.
Super power
I can and tend to cram a whole lot into just one day…regularly!
If I could do or be anything:
You mean what WILL I be doing? Traveling with Evangelist Rhienhard Bonnke ministries as their FOH tech…or water girl..or whatever needs done at the moment! To be apart of a traveling worship team…taking back the arenas of man for the glory of Christ.
Grrrr…
Disorganization and a job half way done.
Best thing ever
Chipotle and Smoothie King is pretty amazing but Jesus Christ is the best thing that has ever happened to me.
Something others may not know about me
I’m double jointed in my hands..pretty strange to be honest but unique nonetheless. Also…before getting a horse when I was younger, I took three years of…ready…”Horseless Horsemanship.” True story! I never knew why people always laughed at that growing up but I have a better understanding now! = )

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