Learn more about Centerbranch Church
Meet the pastors and staff that lead Centerbranch Church.
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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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Read our fundamental beliefs.
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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.
Meet The Team
Associate & Production Pastor
Jonathan serves as an associate to Pastor Luke and as director for the the production and worship teams here at Centerbranch. He was added to the team in 2015 after graduating from Evangel University, and marrying his wife, Desiree. He loves the great outdoors, single origin pour overs (so much so that he opened his own shop) his wife, and his kids, Solomon & Rosalie.
Josiah and his family joined Centerbranch Church in 2019, after faithfully serving another youth ministry while working full time in the construction industry for more than 5 years. At the start of 2020 we brought him onto our team to reach our students and see newness of life brought to all of our community schools. He loves snowboarding, Mexican food, his wife Alyssa, and his two daughters.
Sprout Kids Director
Stacey serves as the Children's Director for Centerbranch Kids. 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 was introduced to Jesus in a VBS herself, so she is passionate about leading children to Jesus and developing life-long disciples for Christ. She loves her husband, two sons, music, and sporting events.
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!
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.
Sue was a faithful attender and dream team member at Centerbranch Church for several years before joining our staff as an administrator in 2020. She has experience in law enforcement, in the insurance business, serving other local ministries, and completed 2 years of training in the Centerbranch School of Ministry in 2020. She loves her family, her great dane, and creative writing.
Desiree serves as the creative coordinator working with media and as an assistant to her husband, Jonathan. They love doing ministry as a team. After finishing two years at Evangel, she relocated here to Clarksburg with her husband in 2015 and fell in love with Centerbranch Church and its people. She loves learning new things, taking pictures, and people.
Connecting people with the newness of life found only in Jesus Christ.
JESUS LAID DOWN HIS LIFE FOR OTHERS.
WE WILL TOO