Discovery Staff

Our team is a group of full-time, part-time, and volunteer staff. We serve together to see the vision of Discovery realized. While sometimes this can mean a lot of details, our staff most loves the front row seat to changed lives and people coming into the family of God.

 
 

 
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JAKE BROWN
Youth Pastor

Ask Me About our goals with teenagers, how to help raise up the next generation, and why serving in the church is one of the best ways to grow in your faith.

 
 

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JIMMY CARNES
Director of Experiences

Ask Me About anything regarding your experience at Discovery from the time you drive into our parking lot to when you leave one of our services.

 

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STEVE CUSS
Lead Pastor

Ask Me About the vision of Discovery, what it means to follow Jesus, how to engage under-resourced people, and all things theology.

 

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BECKY EADES
Master Plan & Facilities Coordinator

Ask Me About the Unfinished campaign including our Barn renovation project, our master plan encompassing our 18 acre site, and our future building plans.

 

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CORBIN FLEISCH
AV Production

Ask Me About joining the worship team without ever having to be on stage, helping create a worship environment with lights, slides & sound, and still get to sing as loud as you want.

 

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MELISSA FLEISCH
Nursery & Preschool Coordinator

Ask Me About our children’s ministry and how we partner with parents and volunteers to help teach our children about God and his great love for them.

 

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WHITNEY GABBERT
Early Elementary Coordinator

Ask Me About Early Elementary (Kindergarten-3rd grade) classes and serving in Children's Ministry or Storytelling Ministry.

 

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ADASIA HARRIS
Operations Assistant

Ask Me About the IMPACT cafe and how to get involved in serving.

 

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JOHNNY HILL
Facilities Manager

Ask Me About something you want built or about physical resources, and tell me about things that need repair.

 

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ALEX KNAUSS
Associate Pastor of Experiences

Ask Me About how you can join the Worship Arts and AV team, volunteer during a service, and help create a great experience for those attending Discovery.

 

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EMILIE KNAUSS
Worship Arts & Life Groups Associate Pastor

Ask Me About what it means to follow Jesus, how to engage in spiritual practices for everyday life, how you can get involved in our children's music teams and life groups, and tips for reading the Bible.

 

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RANDY LARSON
Teaching Pastor

Ask Me About living a life on mission outside of the church, how to begin a relationship with God, and finding your purpose within the mission of our church.

 

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RENAE LORING
Pastor of Global Ministries & Leadership Development

Ask Me About our global partners in Albania, Compton, Kenya and Paraguay, mission trips, becoming a resident at Discovery, and Discovery’s 1829 group.

 

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HEIDI MARINELLI
Local and Global Ministries Administrator

Ask Me About going on a mission trip, serving our local ministry partners, what Discovery's values of reciprocity, dignity and solidarity mean, and Discovery’s 1829 group.

 

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KAITY MOLLER
The Avenue, Special Needs Coordinator

Ask Me About your child with special needs attending a Discovery service with or without a 1:1 volunteer, and special events for children, youth, or adults with special needs.

 

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SUSAN MOLLER
Controller & Human Resources Lead

Ask Me About anything related to personnel, finances, offerings and giving.

 

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TOM MORRIS
Executive Pastor

Ask Me About our staff, budget, and efforts to develop our land resources in a way that fulfills our vision of being a place of help, healing, and hope for our community.

 

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LAURA MOSELEY
Children's Ministry Administrator

Ask Me About volunteering, classes, and special events in Children's Ministry.

 

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NANCY MOVICK
Compassion Ministries Director

Ask Me About serving our vulnerable neighbors and participating in local missions, support groups, counseling, meal's ministry, and resources to navigate financially challenging times.

 

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CHRIS OTT
Middle School Director

Ask Me About Youth Ministry and Middle School classes and events on weekends and mid-week, and navigating life and faith with your teenager.

 

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RACHAEL PARKS
Communications Assistant

Ask Me About our social media, COMPASS publication, finding a place to connect, or volunteering with photography.

 

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DAN PENCE
Discipleship Coordinator & Pastor Emeritus

Ask Me About baptism information classes and being baptized at Discovery, working with Christian Arabic Services in Egypt, and how to connect with and meet new people.

 

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BRENDAN REED
Pastor of Operations and Facilities

Ask Me About facility requests or issues, technology issues, IMPACT global cafe, and Sunday Hospitality.

 

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KELSEY REED
Associate Pastor of Children’s Ministries

Ask Me About events, child dedications, and classes in Children's Ministry.

 

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RANDY SMITH
First Steps Coordinator & Men’s Ministry Lead

Ask Me About being a visitor or new attendee at Discovery, how to get plugged in to Starting Point or Ministry Tasting classes, and Men’s Ministry events.

 

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WENDY SMITH
Communications Designer

Ask Me About ministry event graphic design and promotion, the Discovery website, sharing a faith story for COMPASS, and getting involved with Creative Community.

 

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JEN WEBSTER
Children’s Ministry Director

Ask Me About getting involved in Children's Ministry, helping parents and guardians lead their families at home, and creating an environment for kids to learn and grow in Christ.