Jeff Gwilt graduated from Northland Baptist Bible College and Faith Baptist Theological Seminary. He served in youth and college ministry from 1997, until he became our senior pastor in 2012. He and his wife, Michelle, have two amazing daughters. Jeff and Michelle both grew up in Northern Michigan and are blessed to have returned home. Jeff enjoys spending time with his family and friends, hiking, and following Detroit Tigers baseball. He also serves on the board of the Indian River Soccer Association.
Our youth pastor, Matt Cumberland, graduated from Cedarville University and Dallas Theological Seminary. He has interned with our church during the summers of 2015–2018, and he was involved in other volunteer youth leader positions while in school. He met his wife Sarah while in seminary, where she earned her Master’s degree in Biblical Counseling. Matt grew up in Western Pennsylvania, and Sarah grew up in Southern Mississippi. Matt loves spending time with family and friends, playing most sports, and exploring the outdoors.