About Us

We're here to connect people with the newness of life found only in Jesus christ



About Us

We're here to connect people with the newness of life found only in Jesus christ


Church life

We're family here, so naturally we believe every member of the family should have a place to connect, grow, and build lasting relationships.

All week long the church is alive with all kinds of gatherings for the whole family.

The team

Luke Brugger

Lead Pastor

Luke served as Youth Pastor at Centerbranch from 2003-2012 before transitioning to his current role of Lead Pastor. Luke loves Jesus, his wife, his 4 daughters, building relationships & drinking coffee.

William Host

Discipleship/Associate Pastor

Will has been a part of Centerbranch since 2009, when he became involved with the Aspire Youth Ministry in high school. In 2013 he came on staff as a part time media intern. He served in that role until becoming the Discipleship/ Associate Pastor in 2015. Will loves the Lord, his wife, books, music, and people. 


Stacey Arnold


Stacey serves as the Children's Director for the Sprout Kids Ministry at Centerbranch.  A 1995 graduate of Fairmont State University, she has served and ministered to children in Harrison County schools as well as in the church.  Stacey is passionate about leading children to Jesus and developing life-long disciples for Christ.  She loves her husband, two sons, music, sporting events and hanging out with the neighborhood kids.


Jonathan Gladysz

Youth & Worship Pastor

Jonathan serves passionately as both the pastor to Aspire Youth students and director for the worship team here at Centerbranch. He was added to the team in 2015 after graduating from Evangel University with a degree in church leadership, and marrying his wife, Desiree. He loves the great outdoors, single origin pour overs, and his wife.

MIKE Daugherty


Once a professional clown with the Ringling Brothers & Barnum Circus and comedy writer for Royal Caribbean, Mike is a comedian at heart with a love for children. He later became a police officer where he served local schools and the youth of our community. Now he uses his God given passions to bring 1st-5th graders into real relationships with Jesus, and loves it. He loves his wife, three kids, and extremely spicy food. 


Eric Foster


Eric oversees the three buildings and 20 acres of property here at Centerbranch with skill and excellence. He loves hunting, building guns, racing ATV's, his bulldozer, and serving the people of God.   


Desiree Gladysz


Desiree serves as the youth assistant to her husband, Jonathan and loves doing ministry as a team. After finishing two years at Evangel herself, she relocated here to Clarksburg with him and fell in love with Centerbranch Church and its people. She has a big heart for the Word, for building young leaders, and for getting the Gospel to students. 

Arielle Arnette

Administrative Assistant 

Originally from central Pennsylvania, Arielle grew up attending church and felt called to help equip the church to minister and disciple more effectively. A 2011 graduate of Master's Commission, Arielle joined the staff at Centerbranch as an Administrative Assistant in May 2013. Arielle loves sweet tea, reading books of all kinds, and Mexican food.


Frank Shipley


Pastor Frank goes everywhere. Hospitals, home residences, nursing homes, wherever a Centerbranch member needs prayer for themselves, or for friends and family, Pastor Frank will be there with his anointing oil. Miracles often come from this ministry. Pastor Frank loves his wife, his family, and is always in for a good laugh. 


Contact us

Church office: (304) 622-1038



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