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Staff

Church Staff

Eric Simpson, Lead Pastor
Eric Simpson

Lead Pastor

Ruth Batson, Accountant
Ruth Batson

Accountant

Ian Black, Student Pastor
Ian Black

Student Pastor

Elisabeth Benedict, Eagle Preschool Director
Elisabeth Benedict

Eagle Preschool Director

Julia Davis, Discipleship & Connections Director
Julia Davis

Discipleship & Connections Director

Sara Harmon, Eagle Kids Support
Sara Harmon

Eagle Kids Support

Brad Janiszewski, Middle School Director
Brad Janiszewski

Middle School Director

Janna Langebartels, Finance Support
Janna Langebartels

Finance Support

Justin Langebartels, Worship & Missions Pastor
Justin Langebartels

Worship & Missions Pastor

Ben Newsom, Technical & Production Director
Ben Newsom

Technical & Production Director

Michelle Schrier, Communications Coordinator
Michelle Schrier

Communications Coordinator

Kim Shepson, Eagle Kids Director
Kim Shepson

Eagle Kids Director

Sabrina Smiley, Eagle Kids Admin
Sabrina Smiley

Eagle Kids Admin

Carl Verh, Facility & Grounds Director
Carl Verh

Facility & Grounds Director

Alicia Threlkeld, Eagle Students Support
Alicia Threlkeld

Eagle Students Support

Courtney Vischer, Preschool Support
Courtney Vischer

Preschool Support

Eric Simpson, Lead Pastor

Eric Simpson

Lead Pastor

Married to Kendra. Dad to Lilly & Kaylynn. Native Iowan. Donut connoisseur. Was once one pin shy of bowling a perfect game. 

317-769-0700 ext. 103

Ruth Batson, Accountant

Ruth Batson

Accountant

Married to Ted and mom to 2 college-age daughters, Kelsey and Mackenzie. Enjoys family vacations, numbers that add up and volunteering with students.

317-769-0700

Ian Black, Student Pastor

Ian Black

Student Pastor

Foodie. Outgoing. Professional tap dancer. Musical theater aficionado. Maker of unusual sounds. Loves hanging out with friends. Passionate about reaching students for Christ.

317-769-0700

Elisabeth Benedict, Eagle Preschool Director

Elisabeth Benedict

Eagle Preschool Director

Married to Scott. Mom to Sam, Annadel and Avery. Proud mom taxi. Youth sports fan. Always on the go. Loves to chow on seafood.

317-769-0700

Julia Davis, Discipleship & Connections Director

Julia Davis

Discipleship & Connections Director

Favorite aunt. Unintended Hoosier. Lipstick wearer. Shoe junkie. Organized. Chocolate is my kryptonite.

317-769-0700

Sara Harmon, Eagle Kids Support

Sara Harmon

Eagle Kids Support

Wife. Mom to 3. Foster parent. Former overseas missionary in South Korea, Thailand and Suriname. Voracious reader. Clouds make her happy.

Brad Janiszewski, Middle School Director

Brad Janiszewski

Middle School Director

Last name pronounced Yanni-chev-ski. First name pronounced Brad. Grew up in the lower thumb of the Michigan mitten. Detroit sports fan. Souvenir Turtle Collector. World traveler.

317-769-0700

Janna Langebartels, Finance Support

Janna Langebartels

Finance Support

Coke drinker. Potato chip stealer. Blogger. Writer. Singer. Happily married to a rock star. Mom to Bram, Lucy & Liza.

317-769-0700

Justin Langebartels, Worship & Missions Pastor

Justin Langebartels

Worship & Missions Pastor

Married to Janna. Proud dad to Bram, Lucy & Liza. Loves good food, music and fishing. Guitarist for the Hunter Smith Band.

317-769-0700

Ben Newsom, Technical & Production Director

Ben Newsom

Technical & Production Director

Country music fan. Loves a good campfire. Grew up in Notre Dame country but a University of Kentucky Wildcat fan. Self-proclaimed World's Worst Vegetarian.

Michelle Schrier, Communications Coordinator

Michelle Schrier

Communications Coordinator

Wife to Jeff. Mom to Jacob & Avery. Avid reader. Loves 90s pop music and the Chicago Cubs. Once hiked on the Great Wall of China.

317-769-0700

Kim Shepson, Eagle Kids Director

Kim Shepson

Eagle Kids Director

317-769-0700

Sabrina Smiley, Eagle Kids Admin

Sabrina Smiley

Eagle Kids Admin

Married to Ryan. Homeschool mom to Josiah. Outdoor enthusiast. White Water Rafting makes her smile. Loves to declutter. Thinks data analysis is fun.

Carl Verh, Facility & Grounds Director

Carl Verh

Facility & Grounds Director

Husband to Lucy. Proud grandfather & great-grandfather. Wannabe comedian. Mission trips are my sabbatical. When Bob the Builder asks if we can fix it, I already did.

317-769-0700 ext. 102

Alicia Threlkeld, Eagle Students Support

Alicia Threlkeld

Eagle Students Support

Mom of four. Wife to Ryan. Expert couponer. Organized. Board/card game player. Chapstick addict. Coke drinker.

Courtney Vischer, Preschool Support

Courtney Vischer

Preschool Support

Married to Pete. Proud to be a #boymom (Noah, Greyson & Roman). Dumpster Diver. Painter. Art teacher. Sarcasm aficionado.

317-769-0700 ext.100