Meet Our Leadership Team
Servant-leaders equipping the body of Christ to do the work of the ministry.
Pastor Michael & Amanda Montgomery
As the Lead Pastor, Pastor Michael inspires, encourages, and challenges our church staff and congregation to be fully committed to our vision, values, and mission. His wife Amanda, sings with our worship team on Sunday mornings as well as helps execute various events for different ministries and outreach groups. They both are Discipleship Circle facilitators and coaches.
Tristan and Holly Montgomery
As the Executive Pastor, Pastor Tristan oversees church operations, supports our Lead Pastor, and leads the staff and congregation to be fully committed to our vision, values, and mission. His wife Holly sings with our worship team and is a teacher with our Special Needs kids ministry. Pastor Tristan is also a Discipleship Circle coach.
Leighton and Tori Stacey
ASSOCIATE PASTOR & CHURCH ADMINISTRATOR
As an Associate Pastor, Pastor Leighton ensures that our guests, members and Difference Makers feel welcome, valued and seen. He is also part of our Next Steps leadership team, training up new Difference Makers! As our church administrator, his wife Tori manages the day-to-day operations of church staff and congregation. She is also our Kids Life Director where she leads a team of Difference Makers who are committed to creating a safe environment where kids can find Jesus and draw closer to Him. They both are facilitators of a Discipleship Circle as well as coaches.
Reese and Caitlin Webb
ASSOCIATE PASTOR & DIRECTOR OF MEDIA AND GRAPHICS
Together with his wife Caitlin, Associate Pastor Reese leads our Youth Life ministry. They are committed to creating a safe and healthy environment where youth can find community among one another, salvation in Christ, and learn Biblical principles that can be applied to their everyday lives. Pastor Reese is also a part of our Next Steps leadership team, training up new Difference Makers! As our Director of Media and Graphics, Caitlin uses technology and media to communicate the vision, mission and values of Pursue Life Church. Reese and Caitlin are also Discipleship Circle facilitators and coaches.
As an Associate Pastor, Pastor Chris manages our Pursue Life School of Ministry where he also teaches. He is also a part of our Next Steps leadership team, training up new Difference Makers! Pastor Chris both facilitates and coaches a Discipleship Circle.
Brian and Autumn Simmons
As an Associate Pastor, Pastor Brian leads our worship team. His wife Autumn is the leader of our First Responders team and serves with our Youth Life Ministry and Kids Life Ministry. Pastor Brian also facilitates a Discipleship Circle.
Stephen and Jamie Stabler
As an Associate Pastor, Pastor Stephen and his wife Jamie serve as our Care Pastors. They both care for and support our church staff and congregation in accordance with our vision, values, and mission. They both also sing on our worship team on Sunday mornings as well as facilitate and coach Discipleship Circles.
DIRECTOR OF HOPE FOR THE HOMELESS
Judy Birmann truly has a heart for the homeless community in our area and is often spending her free time serving those at the Alfred-Washburn Homeless Center. She leads our Homeless Outreach team which serves at the AWC the first Saturday of every month. She coordinates supply drives and other events while continuously looking for ways our church can be the hands and feet of Jesus to those in our surrounding community.
Drew and Crystal Waters
Crystal Waters leads our Pursue Life Women’s Ministry. She coordinates events and activities where women can fellowship and grow together in community! In addition to planning activities, she supports the women of PLC by offering prayer, as well as giving spiritual and practical guidance when they may be facing life’s difficulties. Her husband, Drew is on our Board of Elders.
Board of Trustees
Jeffrey Joyner | Chris Ard | Shannon Cooper
Board of Elders
Lamar Martin | Don Wilson | Andrews Waters