Leadership

Caring for the Hearts and Souls of Every Generation

Pastors

Nathan Bayly

Senior Pastor

Nathan is married to Aleaha and is the father of six children. He’s a graduate of BGSU and the Reformed Evangelical Pastors College. When not at the church, Nathan enjoys playing music with his kids, tackling the next home renovation, and taking trips to national parks.

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David Bayly

Assistant Pastor

David is married to Cheryl. They have five children and a quickly growing number of grandchildren. David and Cheryl have served in Toledo since 1988. Together, David and Cheryl enjoy traveling, both in the United States and abroad.

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Jordan Ahrendt

Youth Pastor

Jordan is married to Mackenzie. They have four young children and tirelessly lead our youth group both in godliness and in crazy activities. Jordan can be found beginning new major home renovations in his free time.

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Andrew Van Engen

Assistant Pastor

Andrew is married to Andrea, and they have five children. When not serving and being involved with various church ministries, the Van Engen family enjoys playing and watching basketball together.

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Jake Long

Assistant Pastor

Jake is married to Jackie, and they have four children. The Longs began attending Christ the Word when they moved to Toledo while on staff with Cru. Jake later went through the REPC. When not serving the church, Jake and Jackie can be found having fun with their young family.

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Staff

Jacob Bartlett

Pastoral Apprentice
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Taylor Castillo

Graphic Designer
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Wendy Foulke

Women’s Ministry Director
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Silas Kreuz

Pastoral Apprentice
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Tanner Ruiz

Pastoral Apprentice
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Rachel Wiltse

Office Administrator
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Jacob Bartlett

Pastoral Apprentice
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Taylor Castillo

Graphic Designer
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Wendy Foulke

Women’s Ministry Director
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Silas Kruez

Pastoral Apprentice
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Tanner Ruiz

Pastoral Apprentice
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Rachel Wiltse

Office Administrator
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Elders

Mike Ahrendt

Jordan Daugherty

Josh DeSonne

Dave Foulke

Matt French

Ben James

Matt Miklovic

Steve Wing

Elders

Mike Ahrendt

Jordan Daugherty

Josh DeSonne

Dave Foulke

Matt French

Ben James

Matt Miklovic

Steve Wing

Deacons

Ben Bayly

Ryan Brown

Jonathan Daugherty

Zach Kepler

Dave Meyers

Nathan Miklovic

Darren Morgan

Dominic Ruczko

Karter Sell

Matt Slick

Craig Twining

Ben Bayly

Ryan Brown

Jonathan Daugherty

Zach Kepler

Dave Meyers

Nathan Miklovic

Darren Morgan

Dominic Ruczko

Karter Sell

Matt Slick

Craig Twining