Our Pastors

Matthew Tarkington

Head Pastor

"I'm just a real guy who believes in a real God that meets real needs in a real way." - Pastor Matt

Pastor Matt graduated from Bible Training Center in Southfield, Michigan in 2003 and has served in pastoral care, youth ministry, family ministry, young adult ministry, Assistant Pastor and Senior Pastor in his 15 years of ministry.
Matthew loves gourmet burgers, old school hip hop, action movies and reading a well written fantasy/adventure book with his wife, Jennifer.

Jennifer Tarkington


"It takes less muscles in your mouth to smile than to frown!" - Pastor Jen

Jennifer graduated in 1999 with a degree in Recreational Therapy from Central Michigan University and has worked with children, ran special needs programs and was on the staff of the Williams Syndrome Association of Michigan. When she gave her heart over to Jesus, she started attending, serving and eventually working for her church (where she met Matthew). Together they have served in many capacities in ministry.
Her passion is ministering the importance of JOY in the lives of every believer!