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Daniel Kolenda

Lead Pastor


Russell Benson

Executive Pastor


Levi & Shawna Stewart

Senior Staff Pastor &

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Megan Enge

Megan Enge

Hospitality Director

Eric Gilmour

Eric Gilmour

Teaching Pastor

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Fitsum & Laura Hailu

Discipleship Pastor


Scott & Jacqueline Howe

Creative Pastors

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Peter Kipko

Slavic Lay Pastor

Harry Medrano

Chris Klimis

Worship Director

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Dalton and Natalie Marshall

Young Adults Pastors


Scott and Jaye McNamara

Evangelism Director

Harry Medrano

Harry Medrano

Spanish Lay Pastor

Eduardo Nascimento

Eduardo Nascimento

Portuguese Lay Pastor

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Nathan and Jessica Sestok

Youth Pastors

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Aaron Staines

Oak Ridge Campus Assistant Pastor


Jamie & Caroline Sumner

Oak Ridge Campus Pastors

Joe Turnbull

Joe Turnbull

Outreach Director


Darrin & Eva Vaughan

Campus Pastor


Jim & Evelyn Whitley

Director of Prophetic Ministry & Women’s Ministry Director

Board of Trustees

The board of Trustees of Nations Church shall be the corporate board who oversee the finances and direct the provision of the facilities needed by the church. They will serve the church by assuring compliance with the Church’s management policies and procedures and by approving an annual budget and other major financial commitments of the church. They also provide counsel to the Senior Leadership team regarding the major financial commitments of the church. The Trustees shall have the final authority solely over affairs pertaining to corporate matters of the church.


    • Daniel Kolenda
    • Russell Benson
    • Peter Vandenberg
    • Craig Cook
    • Aaron Burke
    • Jonathan Stockstill

Board of Advisors

The board of Advisors shall provide apostolic oversight in an advisory role to the Senior Pastor and are charged with protecting the church through counsel and prayer. The Advisors shall be willing to provide spiritual protection to the church. They may be called in to help in accountability matters relating to the Senior Pastor if requested. An Advisor must fit the Biblical qualifications of an elder according to 1 Timothy 3:2-7. The Advisors shall have the heart of the Senior Pastor and the Church members.


    • KC Craichy
    • Jamie and Caroline Sumner
    • Jim and Kathy Leamon

Honorary Pastors

    • John and Evette Shiver
    • Daniel Kolenda Sr
    • Paul Maurer
    • Jeri Hill
    • Chris Mikkelson
    • Roy Fields