Jon grew up in Woodview, was ordained by Woodview, and served as Associate Minister in Woodview before moving away to preach in other locations. He was called back to be Sr. Minister in 2004. Jon attended Central Michigan University, graduated from Grand Rapids Baptist College (now Cornerstone), and received his Master of Ministry Degree from Kentucky Christian University. He is married to Barbie and they have one son, Perry.
Director of Student and Young Adult Ministries
Chris joined the Woodview staff in July 2012. Chris became a Christian when he was 17 and was called into ministry shortly after. He has a heart for reaching out to students and sharing the love of Christ. He has a BA in Youth Ministry and a MA in Spiritual Formation from Lincoln Christian University in Illinois. He has a beautiful wife and two awesome kids.
Director of Children's Ministries
Lisa has been a member of Woodview since 1999. She is married to Scott and they have three young adult children, Nate, Kelsey, and Trevor. Lisa has a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from the University of Texas at El Paso. She has a long history of working with children and has a passion for ministering to them. In her spare time, she enjoys running, reading, and spending time with family and friends.
Director of Music and Worship
Rode (or as she is often called, Ro) joined the Woodview staff in August 2014, after participating with the worship team for a number of years. A Mexican native, Ro came to the United States to study Worship at Lincoln Christian University, where she graduated in 2012. It was while at Lincoln that she met her husband, Chris. They have two children, Natalie and Dallas.
Barb has been a member of Woodview since 2011 and joined the staff in January 2019. She attended Grand Rapids Community College and studied Business Management and Accounting. Later, she went back to school and graduated from Ross Medical Education Center as a Medical Assistant. She has many years of experience in various aspects of office management. Barb is married to Randy and they have three adult children, Jennica, Jaryd, and Corrie. In her spare time she enjoys gardening, reading, watching way too much TV & Netflex series and spending time with family.