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Lead Pastor

Pastor Rick is an ordained bishop in the Church of God, Cleveland, Tennessee. He has studied both at East Coast Bible College and the Pentecostal Theological Seminary, and has served as pastor and various other ministerial positions for more than 25 years. Pastor Rick and Rhonda reside in Windber, and have five adult children and five beautiful grandchildren.


Missional Living Pastor 

Josiah is a third generation pastor whose passion in life is to know Jesus and to make Him known. Pastor Josiah is an ordained minister in the Church of God. He is also a graduate of Central Bible College, he has a passion for building up the Church across denominational lines, seeing new churches planted, and teaching the Bible in a practical and understandable way. 



Youth Pastors

Pastor Jake and Pastor Amber have been working with our youth since 2014. In 2017 they excitedly took on the position as our  Directors of Youth Ministry! They are both credentialed through the Church of God. They have a passion to help students discover the new life, purpose, and joy that is in a personal relationship with Jesus! Jake and Amber reside in Windber, PA.


LifeKidz Director & Church Secretary 

Crystal has served as Life Church secretary and LifeKidz Director for over 10 years. She is married to Gary Rowles, director of New Day Student Ministries in Windber. Gary and Crystal have two adult children, and one beautiful granddaughter.


Young Adult Leaders

Mitch and Allison Wilson have been members at Life Church since 2016. While Allison grew up locally near Summerhill, Mitch was born in Baltimore, Maryland and raised in Hanover, Pennsylvania. Upon moving back to Johnstown, they knew they found the right church family at Life Church after just a few visits. Along with their two children, they have made lasting connections within the church and quickly enjoyed getting involved in many ministries. They currently serve in many capacities in the church and love being apart of the growth process.