October 16, 2015

Our Team

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 reside in Windber, and have five adult children and five beautiful grandchildren.

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Click here to email Rhonda.

Pastor Jake and Amber Polca
Directors of Youth Ministry

Pastor Jake and Pastor Amber have been working with our youth since 2014. In 2017 they excitedly took on the position as our  Directors of Youth Ministry! They are both credentialed through the Church of God. They have a passion to help students discover the new life, purpose, and joy that is in a personal relationship with Jesus! Jake and Amber reside in Windber, PA.

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Kim Opdenhoff

Worship Leader

Kim has been leading our worship team at Life Church for over 10 years! She is passionate about leading others into God’s presence, surrendering her heart in worship, and giving God the praise He is worthy of!

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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