Our Staff

Feb 8, 2021

Meet the Team behind Forward Church

At Forward Church, our dedicated staff members play a crucial role in fostering a vibrant and inclusive community focused on faith and beliefs in Cleveland. With their unwavering commitment and expertise, our team works tirelessly to create a spiritual environment where individuals can grow and find solace.

Leadership Team

Our church's leadership team comprises individuals who have extensive experience and a deep understanding of the needs of our community. They guide and direct our church's mission to provide spiritual guidance and support to all who seek it.

Pastor John Smith - Senior Pastor

  • Over 20 years of experience in pastoral ministry
  • Ordained with a Master of Divinity from a prominent seminary
  • Genuine passion for serving others and helping them deepen their faith

Reverend Sarah Johnson - Associate Pastor

  • 10 years of experience as a pastor and counselor
  • Holds a Master's degree in Counseling Psychology
  • Specializes in providing emotional and spiritual support to individuals

Administrative Staff

Our dedicated administrative staff ensures the smooth functioning of our church's day-to-day operations. From managing inquiries to coordinating events, they play a vital role in supporting the ministry.

Emily Davis - Church Administrator

  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Efficiently handles administrative tasks, ensuring the church's operations run smoothly
  • Warm and welcoming, providing a friendly presence for visitors and members

Michael Thompson - Events Coordinator

  • Experience in event planning and coordination
  • Creates engaging and meaningful events that foster community connections
  • Passionate about bringing people together to celebrate and share their faith

Ministry Team

Our ministry team encompasses individuals who are dedicated to providing spiritual and emotional support to our community members. They actively engage in various programs and initiatives that strengthen relationships and foster personal growth.

Elizabeth Turner - Worship Leader

  • Gifted musician and vocalist
  • Leads our congregation in heartfelt worship and praise
  • Creates a nurturing and uplifting atmosphere during services

David Rodriguez - Youth Minister

  • Passionate about guiding and mentoring young individuals
  • Develops and implements engaging programs that promote spiritual growth among youth
  • Fosters a safe and supportive environment for young minds to explore their faith

Outreach Team

Our outreach team is dedicated to positively impacting our community beyond the church's walls. They actively engage in various initiatives to provide support, care, and love to those in need.

Grace Foster - Community Engagement Coordinator

  • Passionate about making a difference in the community
  • Coordinates outreach programs and partnerships with local organizations
  • Empowers volunteers to serve and create meaningful connections in the community

Robert Lewis - Care Ministry Coordinator

  • Compassionate and empathetic with a heart for those in need
  • Oversees our care ministry, providing support to individuals facing hardships
  • Coordinates counseling services, support groups, and care packages

Join Our Community

At Forward Church, our staff members are united by their shared commitment to fostering faith and beliefs within the community. They are here to guide, support, and uplift individuals at every stage of their spiritual journey. Join us at Forward Church and experience a vibrant and inclusive community dedicated to helping you grow in your faith.

Lindsay Weickert
The Forward Church staff is absolutely amazing! 😍 Their dedication and expertise are unparalleled, creating an inspiring spiritual environment. πŸ™πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌ
Nov 8, 2023
Srinivasa Pathala
The Forward Church staff is truly exceptional - their dedication and expertise create an inspiring spiritual environment.
Oct 9, 2023