Dave is a graduate of Geneva College where he focused on Student Ministry and Biblical Studies. Before coming on staff at Bridge, he had been involved in church ministry since 1999, mostly serving in student ministry. Dave married his best friend, Jessica, in December 2004. They have 2 kids; Seth and Allie. Originally from Western PA, he and his family are passionate Pittsburgh Penguins and Steelers fans. He has served in churches in Pennsylvania, Michigan, and Ohio. Dave and his family came to Bridge in the fall of 2015. He serves as the lead pastor overseeing the staff, day to day operations, and is a primary teacher on Sunday mornings. He has a strong desire to help people connect with God and with other believers. Dave is also a part of the preaching team at Bridge. He enjoys studying and discussing theology, leadership, and apologetics.
Greg has been a proud Brimfield resident since 2002 and began leading worship at Bridge in 2014. He believes that the shared vision of the music ministry at Bridge is one of true corporate worship; that we all (as His church) sing and praise the God who so richly deserves all of our worship. Before coming on staff at Bridge, he has been involved in church ministry and worship at church over the last 25 years. Greg has been married to his best friend, Beth, since 1997. They have 3 teenage kids; Nolan and twins, Mason & Julia. Originally from Pittsburgh, his family moved to Tallmadge when he was 11 and he’s been a proud Northeast Ohio resident ever since. Greg and his family came to Bridge in the fall of 2011. Greg is bi-vocational and also works in marketing. He has a strong desire to make disciples, grow leaders and loves to see others succeed in using their gifts to glorify God. Greg is also involved in the deacon ministry at Bridge and serves with his good friends Dave and Bryan in jail ministry with Broken Chains Ministries. He enjoys playing a little guitar, songwriting and golf.
Kelli married her high school sweetheart and best friend, Matt, in 2006. Together they have four children: Reese, Brynn, Shane and Grant. They live in Brimfield and have been attending Bridge since 2015. Kelli is excited to combine her two passions; teaching children and a love for Jesus. She has her Master’s degree in Education and has taught and cared for children ages infant through sixth grade. Kelli enjoys playing sports, reading, and creating memories with her family.
Hannah has been attending Bridge since 2014. She loves to work in Adventure Worship and has a heart for children's ministry. She loves seeing children grow in their knowledge and understanding of Christ. Hannah recently graduated from Cedarville University with a Studio Art BA and a Bible minor. Hannah's passion is to create artwork that reflects Christ and that can share the Gospel message. One day, she hopes to have written multiple children's books and illustrated them.
Trenton works as the Youth Director of Student Ministries, his focus is on students to guide them to Jesus to make an impact in their schools. His passion is to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Trenton is finishing his degree in Biblical and theological studies at the University of Liberty Online. Trenton wants to make the most use of his time and blessings to make an impact on the next generation to become more like Christ.
Jerra has been part of the Children’s Ministry leadership since the formation of Bridge Bible Church. She cares deeply about the spiritual formation of children. It is a joy for her to see children introduced to Christ and grow in their relationship with Him. Jerra has a minor in Bible from Cedarville University. She has been married to her husband Tom since 1997. They have three school age children: Grant, Emma and Carson. Jerra is a registered nurse, but is currently a stay at home mom. She enjoys volunteering at her children’s school and loves to cook for her family and friends.