STAFF

Lead Pastor

Kyle Wartella
Lead Pastor
 
kyle-hexagonKyle is a creative and effective speaker, who holds a Master’s degree in Intercultural Ministries from Grand Rapids Theological Seminary. Overcoming many obstacles in his life, he has a strong passion to see others thrive, finding a relationship with Jesus. Kyle and his wife, Kristen, have five children; Bryce, Ruby, Sadie, Drake, and Cade. If he is not coaching baseball, Kyle can be found on the sideline of one of his children’s sporting events.
 
 
 
kyle@svwes.com

Director of Children’s Ministry

Heather Boone
Children’s Ministry Director
 
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Heather has attended Spring Valley Church with her husband Aaron, and their two children; Ayda and Zander, for the past six years. Early in 2013, she felt a strong calling from God to leave her current career in the market place and join the staff at SVC.  As the office Administrator and Director of Children’s Ministries, she has the privilege  and blessing of helping families raise their children to know Jesus and be the future leaders of our community. In her free time she loves to help at her children’s schools and serve in the community.
 
office@svwes.com
Worship Leader
Brian Criner
Worship Arts Pastor
 
brian-hexagonBrian is a passionate and creative musician, who holds a Bachelor’s degree in music performance from Grace Bible College. After spending most of his life being a recording and touring guitarist, Brian was called to a greater role in ministry. He believes that music is an incredible gift from God that creates unity and community within the church. Brian married his high school sweetheart.. Brian and Kelly have two adult children, Brian and Amy. Brian is learning to be a grandpa to his grandson, Eli, spending hours playing with dinosaurs and legos when he isn’t practicing his music or watching football.
 
Director of Youth Ministries
Maggie Slusher
Youth & Young Adult Pastor
 
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Maggie holds a Bachelor’s degree in children’s  and youth ministry from Indiana Wesleyan University. Learning from many challenging experiences throughout her life, she is passionate about resourcing and seeing the next generation and their families live out powerful and impactful lives through Christ. Maggie loves to explore through the creativity of graphic design and photography. If she is not hanging out with students or at a coffee shop, Maggie can be found somewhere surrounded by nature, relaxing in her hammock.
 
maggie@svwes.com
Facilities
Trish McDaniel
Facilities
 
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