Ministerial Staff

  • John Watkins - Senior Pastor

    John grew up in this community, graduating from Benjamin Logan High School. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Cincinnati Christian University. He is married to Ashley and they have one son, Samuel.

    Fun Facts: Favorite Sports Teams = Ohio State Buckeyes, Cincinnati Reds Hobbies = Skiing, biking, reading, playing softball or any sport whenever I can. I haven’t flown in quite awhile although I am getting back into it. Favorite TV shows = Anything on the history channel Favorite book= historical fiction- The Killer Angels (Michael Shaara)


  • Laura Ramsey - Children's Minister

    Laura joined our staff in June 2018. She has been working with kids and teens for many years through different ministry and secular jobs and looks forward to guiding our Children's Ministry into the future.  She has a BA in Psychology from Ohio University and is a Certified Family Minister from Wartburg Theological Seminary. She is married to Wes and has two children, Adelina and Michael.