Matt is married to Danielle and they have 3 children: Makai, Miriam, and Aiden. He graduated from King's Bible College; he worked with youth for a number of years, then became Associate pastor. In 2009 Matt became the senior pastor and also serves as Police Chaplain for Shipshewana.
Meet Our Staff
Matt Gingerich - Senior Pastor
Jon Moorman - FAMILY Pastor
Jon has been our Associate Pastor (OFFICIAL TITLE: Associate Pastor in charge of all the things I don't want to do) since January of 2018. He is married to Carra and they have 6 children. Jon served in Life Action for 5 years, from 2000-2005, as a Team Director and Youth Director while Carra served for 3 years, from 2002-2005, as a Children’s Minister and singer on the Praise Team. They married in 2005 and moved to Oakland, MD where Jon joined the staff of Pleasant View Baptist Church as the Youth Pastor. He transitioned to Family Pastor in 2010 and served there until moving to Indiana.
Harold Gingerich - Founding Pastor / Elder
Favorite quote: "Matt became senior pastor, Jason became Associate pastor, and they put me out to pasture!" Harold and his wife Janice started the church in 1987 and served as Pastor for 22 years. He continues to serve as founding pastors in addition to his role as Police and Fire Chaplain for their home town of Topeka.
Andrea Gingerich - Church Secretary
Andrea brings her legal secretary experience to helping administrate the finances, scheduling and other day-to-day operations at the building. In October of 2016 her husband Jason began serving as Pastor at Maple Grove Church in Topeka after spending 5 years as our associate pastor.
Tim & Sharla Miller - Elder
Tim is married to Sharla and they have 4 children.
Pete Kauffman - Elder Candidate
Pete is married to Jamie and they have 1 son and 2 daughters.