Dave serves as the lead pastor of Lakewood. Dave and his wife Emiley led in the planting of Lakewood in 2009. They chose Lake Country based upon Emiley’s roots in the area. As the primary preaching pastor, Dave focuses on expository preaching, leading the pastoral team, and personal evangelism in the community. He is a serious coffee drinker, an avid runner, and a supporter of Tottenham Hotspur football. The Marriotts have four young children.
Mitch is passionate about serving Lakewood in any way that he can. Though he works full-time outside of the church, as a lay-pastor, he leads a men’s Rise Up discipleship group, serves on the finance committee, leads a Community Group, and seeks other opportunities to develop mature disciples for Christ. He enjoys reading the works of the Puritans, playing golf, and watching his Detroit Lions lose. Mitch and his wife, Lori, have been an active part of Lakewood since its early days. The Vogels enjoy hosting gatherings at their home and traveling to see their three married daughters and multiple grandchildren.
Pastor of Community Connections
Kevin oversees Lakewood’s efforts in reaching out to the community with the gospel. He also enjoys teaching, preaching, and discipleship. Prior to coming to Lakewood in 2021, Kevin and his wife Liz served The Bible Church of Port Washington in Long Island, where Kevin was lead pastor. Besides sharing the gospel, Kevin loves playing soccer, having bonfires, and playing with their three elementary-aged children.
Pastor of Administration and Music
David oversees the administrative responsibilities at Lakewood and leads in musical worship. He and his wife, Melissa, joined Lakewood in 2015. Through serving in the church and the mentorship of the pastors, David’s desire for pastoral ministry grew until he joined the pastoral team in 2020. He and Melissa, along with their two young girls, cheer for his hometown Michigan Wolverines and her hometown Los Angeles Dodgers.
Pastor of Teaching and Counseling
Jordan serves as the Pastor for Teaching and Counseling at Lakewood. Jordan, his wife Ashleigh, and their three daughters moved from the Philadelphia area to join the pastoral team in 2022. Jordan invests in biblical teaching and personal counseling. He loves Philly sports, DIY projects, and daddy-daughter dates.
Pastor of Youth
Jonah joins the leadership team in 2023 as the Pastor for Youth after serving as an assistant to the pastors at Lakewood for 4 years. After completing his ordination process in 2022, Jonah’s desire has been to extend his life further into gospel ministry. Jonah is a devout Green Bay Packer fan, and he his wife Sarah, live in Lake Country with their two children.
Director of Children’s Ministry
Director of Nursery
Director of Women’s Ministry