Michael was born and raised in Augusta, GA. He attended Rhema Bible Training Center to further his education in Biblical studies, and graduated in 2000 with an emphasis in Pastoral Care. Following graduation, Michael served in various ministries at New Heights Community Church in Augusta, GA for two and half years. He then felt called to pioneer and pastor Faith Life Church in Huntersville, NC for ten years. Michael also was an instructor at Impact University in Clemmons, NC for four years. Michael currently is the senior pastor of Family Worship Center Grant County in Williamstown, KY.
Michael desires to mobilize the church to do the works of Jesus on a daily basis and to equip people to walk in their destiny by challenging them to live in their God created identity. People have described his ministry as loving, encouraging, refreshing, and with power. Michael’s favorite thing about being a pastor is sharing God’s love and Word with people.Michael enjoys spending time with his family, running, playing golf, and reading. He loves going on dates with his wife and playing with his two sons, Luke and Grant. Michael has a love for music (even though he can’t sing or play it). The books that have impacted him are “Love: The Way to Victory”, “Grace: The Power to Change”, “Destined to Reign”, and “When Heaven Invades Earth”
Noelle was born and raised in the mountains of North Carolina. While attending Rhema Bible Training Center, she met and married her best friend and husband, Michael. They have been in ministry together for 17 years! Noelle embraces her ministry as wife, mother, and church leader with passion and enthusiasm. It is truly a calling to her!!!
Noelle has been a Registered Nurse for more than 23 years. She is a great listener. She loves to have date days with her husband and best friend, Michael. They enjoy going to the movies, having lunch out, shopping, or exploring new areas of the city. Along with Michael, raising her two sons, Luke and Grant, is her greatest joy! She has learned to love baseball and golf and lots of other “boy” stuff! Family time and making memories, both make Noelle very happy. Pizza always hits the spot! Going somewhere “tropical” and vacationing to Australia are on the top of her wish list..
Vanessa is the children's coordinator at Family Worship Center. She has attended Family Worship Center for about 11 years, and out of those 11 years she has been involved in the Children's Department for about 8 years. Her heart is for children. They are the next generation, and she loves to watch them grow in the Lord. Their hearts are pure and their faith is real. She is so thrilled that God called her and her amazing team to lead them. A couple things about her are, she has been married to her loving husband now for two years and has an amazing family and friends. She also, loves to travel, play games, and decorate.
Jackie was raised in Dry Ridge, KY and was born and raised in church. She graduated from Thomas More College with a Bachelor’s degree in May 2014. She currently works at a local Chiropractic office. Jackie has been involved in praise and worship for over 8 years and is excited about getting others involved in worship and using the gift of music to bring people closer to Christ. She used to be involved in many other areas of ministry within the church but has recently decided to devote all of her time and energy to the worship team at FWC! This is where her passion truly lies!
One of Jackie's favorite books is The Sensitivity of the Spirit by R.T. Kendall and one of her favorite movies is War Room! She also enjoys a good clean comedy and the occasional thriller. She hopes to visit New Zealand someday since that is on her bucket list and go on more mission trips. She loves listening to worship music and singing! She also enjoys spending time with friends and family, going shopping and going to the beach whenever possible. Jackie is not good at sports but occasionally enjoys going to a sporting event. She has had a love for music since she was young and strives to further her passion for music and worship.
Josh is the lead guitar player and head of instruments on the Praise and Worship team at Family Worship Center Grant County. He has been married to his wife, Jacquline, for 2 years since 2014 and they currently have no children. Josh has also served in the past as the head greeter, youth leader and youth assistant. Along with his position at the church Josh is also a Lean Engineer at Western States Envelope and Label in Erlanger, Kentucky.
Josh is a very active individual who enjoys everything from golf to snowboarding. He had never intended on being musically talented as sports had always been his full focus however, God had other plans for him. As he grew closer and closer to God he began to recognize a passion growing inside of him to not only listen to music but to play. He got his first guitar in 2012 and he has never looked back. Now Josh has endeavored to learn not only guitar but all instruments.
It is Josh’s passion to eventually use his musical and engineering talents all around the world in the missions field.
Rebekah is the outreach coordinator for Family Worship Center. She has attended Family Worship Center for around 5 years with her husband, Matthew, and their three sons. She has a heart and passion for the people of Grant County and those in the surrounding communities. Her desire is for everyone she meets to know and feel the love of Jesus.
In her spare time, Rebekah enjoys cooking, gardening, and traveling to new places. She also loves dogs, especially Great Danes! She is excited to see how God will continue to use her and her team to reach our community for Christ.
Eric Williams is the owner of ACE Diesel Engine Repair, LLC that is located in Walton, KY and Angela Williams works as an insurance specialist at a dental office in Florence, Ky. They have been married for 17 years and have one son, Crue, who is 11 years old and one daughter, Ashley, who is 25 years old. They were youth leaders prior to joining our church here at Family Worship Center for about 7 years. They have decided to take on the next generation of kids to guide and teach them the love that God has for them and to help them pursue the purpose God has for them as individuals. Please welcome Eric and Angela to the Family Worship team as our new youth group leaders.