About Forward Church
Welcome to Forward Church, a thriving community dedicated to spreading love, faith, and hope. Located in the beautiful city of Gahanna, we are committed to providing a warm and welcoming environment where individuals can grow spiritually and connect with one another. Our dedicated staff and leadership play a crucial role in fostering this sense of belonging, and we would like to introduce them to you.
Meet Our Pastor - Leading the Way
Pastor John Smith - Guiding the Congregation
At Forward Church, we are privileged to have Pastor John Smith as our spiritual leader. With over 20 years of experience in ministry, Pastor John brings a wealth of knowledge and compassion to our congregation. His dedication to helping individuals navigate their faith journey is evident in his sermons and pastoral support.
As the head of our church, Pastor John ensures that our community is nurtured and supported in their quest for spiritual growth. His mission is to guide our congregation, providing insightful teachings and fostering a sense of inclusivity for everyone.
Emily Johnson - Director of Community Engagement
Emily Johnson serves as our Director of Community Engagement, a vital role within our church. With a passion for serving others, Emily is committed to creating opportunities for our church community to make a positive impact both locally and globally.
Emily leads various community outreach programs and initiatives, organizing events that promote kindness, social justice, and compassion. Her dedication to cultivating a spirit of service helps us connect with the wider community, making a difference in the lives of those in need.
Samuel Davis - Worship Director
Samuel Davis brings his incredible musical talents to Forward Church as our Worship Director. With a passion for music and a heart for worship, Samuel leads our congregation in uplifting and inspiring worship experiences.
Through carefully curated music and engaging worship sessions, Samuel creates an atmosphere where individuals can connect deeply with their spirituality and experience the transformative power of faith. His commitment to excellence is evident in the joyful and powerful worship services he orchestrates.
Lydia Adams - Youth Ministry Coordinator
Our youth ministry is an integral part of Forward Church, and we are blessed to have Lydia Adams as our Youth Ministry Coordinator. With a vibrant energy and a heart for guiding young people, Lydia ensures that our youth have a strong foundation in faith and are supported throughout their journey.
Lydia designs and leads engaging youth programs, incorporating elements of fun, learning, and spiritual growth. Through mentorship and discipleship, she helps our young members navigate their faith, fostering a sense of belonging within the church community.
Our Leadership Team - Guiding the Vision
Beyond our dedicated staff, Forward Church has a strong leadership team that helps shape our vision and guide our community. Made up of individuals with diverse backgrounds and skill sets, our leadership team brings valuable insights and expertise to the table.
Deacon Mark Thompson - Serving with Compassion
Deacon Mark Thompson serves our church community as a compassionate and dedicated member of our leadership team. With a heart for service and a deep empathy for others, Mark ensures that the needs of our congregation are met.
Mark oversees various programs and initiatives aimed at supporting our members during challenging times and providing them with the care they deserve. His commitment to fostering a loving and supportive environment helps create a sense of unity and belonging within Forward Church.
Amy Roberts - Director of Education and Discipleship
Amy Roberts brings her passion for education and spiritual growth to Forward Church as our Director of Education and Discipleship. With a wealth of experience in teaching and mentoring, Amy develops programs and resources to help individuals deepen their faith and knowledge.
Through engaging Bible studies, thought-provoking workshops, and immersive learning experiences, Amy equips our congregation with the tools they need to grow spiritually and develop a strong foundation in their beliefs. Her dedication to lifelong learning helps foster a community hungry for knowledge and understanding.
Thomas Davis - Financial Stewardship Coordinator
Thomas Davis plays a crucial role in overseeing the financial aspects of Forward Church as our Financial Stewardship Coordinator. With a strong background in finance and a heart for responsible stewardship, Thomas ensures that our resources are managed wisely and in support of our community's needs.
Thomas works closely with our leadership team to develop and implement effective financial strategies that uphold transparency, accountability, and sustainability. His expertise helps us continue our mission to serve others, both within our congregation and the wider community.
Join Us at Forward Church
We invite you to be a part of our dynamic and caring community at Forward Church. Our dedicated staff and leadership team are here to welcome you and guide you on your faith journey. Together, we strive to create an environment where everyone feels valued, loved, and supported.
Whether you're seeking a place to worship, opportunities to serve, or a community that will embrace you just as you are, Forward Church is here for you. Join us and discover the transformative power of faith in your life.
Contact us today to learn more about our programs, services, and upcoming events. We can't wait to meet you and welcome you into our Forward Church family!