Staff Leadership & Ministries

Mick Veach

Lead Pastor

Tricia Chapman

Executive Pastor

Brant Porter

Worship Arts Pastor

Curtis Thompson

Connect, Care & Grow Pastor

Rich Avery

Global Outreach Pastor

Jen Romine 

Discipleship Pastor

Debbye Turner Bell 

Leadership Development Pastor

Michael Braden

Connect, Care & Grow Assistant Pastor

Christian Arbour

Student Ministry Pastor

Angela Amerine

Student Ministries Director

Hannah Pellerito

Children's Ministry Director

Kelly Ashley

Director of Explore & Grow

Julie Carroll

Business Office Director

Tommy Diaz

Facilities Director

Kimari Green

Communications Marketing Director

Ronda Chapin

Programming Arts Director

Mike Kozal

Tech Arts Director

David Giang

Local Outreach Director

Deb Goebel

Executive Team Assistant

Shelly Mick

Care Coordinator

Renee Diaz

Special Events & Building Coordinator

Ronson Harrington 

Resident Pastor

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We have many ministries through which we seek to live out our mission, vision and core values.

We hope you will find ways to connect to the family of God here at Kentwood Community Church and to develop a deeper relationship with Jesus.

Business Office

Administrative Support
Provide administrative support in the area of accounting, attendance entry and other functions of the Business Office.

Explore & Grow
Provide quality educational childcare and preschool in a safe, nurturing, Christ-centered environment, while promoting physical, social, emotional, cognitive and spiritual growth in children.

Safety / Medical Team
Promote and maintain a safe and secure ministry environment. Meet the emergency medical and safety needs of those attending worship services.

Tax Preparation – United Way
Serve our community through providing free income tax assistance to low to moderate income individuals and families.

Care

Benevolence
Providing financial and other support to families with a financial need, as appropriate, in partnership with other churches and community resources.

Care MVP
Provide care touches, such as cards, visits, meals and prayer to members of our church family in times of illness, bereavement or other needs.

Counseling
Helping people with ongoing issues of a personal and/or spiritual nature.

DivorceCare
A 13-week class providing support, resources and tools for those going through a divorce or separation.

Freedom5:1
A safe place to process hurts, habits and hang-ups, experience God’s healing grace and build genuine relationships with other people and Christ Jesus. Celebration Place and The Landing, age-appropriate venues for children and students affected by hurts, habits and hang-ups, are also available.


Funerals
Help bereaved families, from KCC and the community, celebrate the life of their deceased loved one by organizing and hosting funerals and memorials.

GriefShare
Supportive resources and tools for those grieving the death of a loved one.

HisAbility
To reach out to those with special needs in our community. We teach the Bible, how to live a Christian life and bring our students closer to Christ.

Cohorts

Local Church
The local church ministry cohort provides mentoring, training and education for someone
that desires to lead ministry within the local church setting.

Global 
The global ministry cohort provides mentoring, training and education for those that desire
to lead ministry internationally.

Marketplace
The marketplace ministry cohort is designed to train and equip those that desire to lead ministry in any setting outside the traditional church context, like the workplace or business sector.

Communications

Graphic Arts
Stir the emotions and inspire the heart to action through visual and written communication in print and electronic mediums.

Marketing
Create an awareness of the church brand, mission and vision to the surrounding communities of the church.

Website & App
Provide a connection point to reach spiritually lost people outside the physical walls of KCC’s campuses and to provide a portal for believers to access tools for awakening spiritual growth.

Video Arts
Connect people to the Father, Son and Spirit through the experience of creative visual worship.

Connect

First Impressions
To be the hands and feet of Christ, by loving and valuing everyone who enters our doors.  

First Steps 
New to this church or to living a life of faith in Christ? First Steps meets each week and rotates through four important ways we connect to God.

Oasis
To provide a more traditional service that calls upon the historical aspects of the church: expository preaching, hymns, open prayer and prayer requests.

Prayer
Provides both experiences of corporate prayer and equipping people for more effective prayer. Focused on praying for those in need of support.

Real Marriage
Developing healthy communities through strengthening and mobilizing marriages, families, and individuals.

Men of Valor
Empowering men to implement the vision of KCC through the discovery of their true identity, character, gifts and service in Christ.

Real Singles
Dedicated to engaging single men and women in spiritual disciplines to encourage a singleness of mind, body and spirit dedicated to serving God and others.

Real Women
Our Real Women’s Ministry is dedicated to providing quality ministries, small groups and classes that promote spiritual growth, healthy Christian living and a discipled life.

Springs of Healing
Walk with those who are seeking healing and deliverance with a team approach of focused prayer and biblical strategies.

Executive

Finance Team
Serve as a support and advisory team in the area of budget, investment and finances.

Facilities / Grounds Support

Facility Support
Provide support in the areas of general maintenance, contracted tradesmanship, kitchen organization and room setup and take down.

Gardening & MowingTeam
Provide a beautiful and inviting first impression for our guests by participating in mowing, trimming and/or adopting an area of our landscape.

Global Outreach

Global Missions Team
To mobilize KCCers to engage communities around the world by assessing and meeting needs through holistic, empowering, and sustainable partnerships.

Grow

Community Groups
Connecting congregants in all stages of life into smaller groups where they can have a deeper walk  with God and build relationships with others.

Cultivate Leadership
Nurture a culture of systematic leadership development that raises disciple-multiplying leaders who serve the church and surrounding community.

Discipleship
Connecting congregants in all adult stages of life into smaller groups where they can have a deeper walk with God and build relationships with others.

Internship Program
Provide college students with valuable hands-on experience working in a religious sector, non-profit environment.

Next Steps
Discover the eight attributes of a disciple who makes disciples! Discipleship is the foundation of all we do in being obedient to Jesus. This eight-week journey is offered quarterly and is a great place to begin your discipleship journey!

Pastoral Residency Program
Equip and develop men and women to discover and fulfill their call in full-time pastoral ministry through mentoring, instruction, experience and modeling.

Spiritual Growth Classes
Our purpose is to provide practical teaching in classroom environments to promote spiritual formation and growth for adults.

Local Outreach

Adult Sports
The primary purpose of the sports ministry (Co-ed Softball, Table Tennis, Volleyball, Men’s Basketball and Pickleball) is to reach all people by inviting those in the community—often not church attenders—to join with KCCers to play sports.

Families of Promise
Provide education and resources to match your passion with needs of orphans and vulnerable children, giving support through all stages of the process.

Juvenile Detention Ministry
To partner with Youth for Christ in providing a weekly contact with youth at the Juvenile Detention Center, teaching the bible, praying and being a friend.

Summer Events
Creating community awareness through summer outreach events.


NextGen Ministries

Real Kidz
Real Kidz partners with parents to disciple the next generation by offering age-appropriate ministry programming and family resources.

Student Ministries
Student Ministries exists so that all students we come into contact with will know and experience the love of Jesus, and in turn show that captivating love to those around them.

Young Adults
To create vibrant ministry that is built of a community of emerging leaders who are spiritually healthy and are connected to the church as a whole.

Worship Arts

Music Arts
To connect people to the Father, Son and Spirit through the experience of creative musical worship.

Programming Arts
Planning, coordinating and executing the elements of the weekend and other special services.

Tech Arts
Provide technical production support to ministries by lifting up volunteers through independent hands-on training, intentional stewardship and a desired commitment to serve.