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Our Leadership

Meet the pastors and staff that lead Centerbranch Church.

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Our Mission

Learn about Mission, Vision and Core Values.

Monday - Friday 11:00 - 18:30

Saturday 11:00 - 17:00

Sunday 12:30 - 16:30 

 

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Our Beliefs

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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.

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Meet The Team

WILLIAM HOST

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. 

JON 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.

STACEY ARNOLD

Sprout Kids Director

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.

PAHTON HULMES

Next Steps Director

Pahton was born and raised in Clarksburg, WV. After attending 2 years at Evangel University, she came back to WV, got married to her husband Ryan, and finished her degree at West Virginia University. Pahton helps people get plugged into the body of Christ by taking their Next Steps in their relationship with the Lord. Pahton loves road trips, her cats, and being with friends!

Visitation Pastor

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. 

MICHAEL DAUGHERTY

Sprout Kids Coordinator

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. 

GRANT BOWLES

Administrative Assistant

 

ZACH KELLEY

Production Leader

Zach has been leading the Production Team since 2017, where he was a faithful volunteer before becoming a part of the staff. Zach leads a team of adults and youth students behind the scenes every Sunday to ensure services are excellent and distraction free. Aside from computers and technology, he also loves being with his wife, playing guitar, reading books, and spending time with his family.

DESIREE GLADYSZ

Youth Ministry Assistant

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. 

OUR MISSION

Connecting people with the newness of life found only in Jesus Christ. 

 

OUR VISION

WE LOVE

JESUS LAID DOWN HIS LIFE FOR OTHERS.

WE WILL TOO

OUR CORE VALUES

2551 Buckhannon Pike

Mount Clare, WV 26408

304.622.1038

Office Hours

Monday - Thursday

9am-5pm

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