Pastor Rick and Rhonda Smith
Lead Pastors

Pastor Rick is an ordained bishop in the Church of God, Cleveland, Tennessee. He has studied both at East Coast Bible College and the Pentecostal Theological Seminary, and has served as pastor and various other ministerial positions for more than 25 years.

Rhonda is a graduate of East Coast Bible College and has also studied at Lee University. She has served the church in numerous capacities including Children’s Ministries Director and as a counselor. She presently serves as the Women’s Ministry Director and church pianist.

Pastor Rick and Rhonda have five adult children and three beautiful grandchildren, and reside in Windber.

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Jake and Amber Polca
Directors of Youth Ministry

Jake and Amber have been working with our youth since 2014. We are thrilled that they now serve as the Directors of Youth Ministry! They are currently in CAMS to pursue credentials in the Church of God. They have a passion to see students find new life, purpose, and joy in Jesus! Jake and Amber currently reside in Windber, PA.

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Crystal Rowles

Crystal has served as Life Church secretary for the past 10 years. She is married to Gary Rowles, director of New Day Student Ministries in Windber. Gary and Crystal have two adult children, Darren and Ambra.

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