lead pastor

Pastor Aaron serves as the Lead Pastor at Central Church. He has over 20 years of ministry experience and has served in various pastoral roles at Central Church since 2003. Before that, he served as youth pastor in Aberdeen, SD.

Aaron was born and raised in Green Bay, so he and his wife May, have a special place in their hearts for the members of the Green Bay community. Their desire is to see them connect with God on a personal level, grow deep in their faith, serve others by developing and utilizing their God-given gifts, and be involved in reaching the community for Christ.

Aaron and May have been married since November 2007. They have four children: Lincoln, Micah, Kaylin, and Emerson.

Hometown: Green Bay, WI

Favorite food: My wife’s absolutely amazing Mocha Cheesecake!!

What makes you laugh: The interactions of my kids – they are a hoot!!!

Favorite Bible verse/person of the Bible:

Verse:  Matthew 6:33 – “But seek first His kingdom & His righteousness, and all these things will be added to you as well.”

Person:  Joseph of the Old Testament

Favorite things to do:  Triathlons & watching the Packers (but not at the same time)


associate pastor

Pastor James has been on staff at Central Church since January 2019, and began serving as Associate Pastor in March 2020. Before coming to Central, he worked for a local beverage distributor while pursuing a career in law enforcement.

James studied at Global University out of Springfield, MO. to become a licensed minister with the Assemblies of God. James has a special place in his heart for Central Church because he gave his life to the Lord and was baptized here. He is excited to be a part of what God is doing at Central.

James and Libby have been married since July 2011. They have three daughters: Brielle, Olivia, and Penelope

Hometown: Greenville, WI

Favorite things to do: Hunting, hiking with my family, and lifting weights.

What makes him laugh: Watching my daughters navigate life!

Favorite food: Steak, Chicken Tikka Masala, and Sesame Chicken

Favorite Bible verse/person of the Bible: Daniel 3:18 But if not, be it known to you, O king, that we will not serve your gods or worship the golden image that you have set up.

youth pastor

Pastor Nic has served as the Youth Pastor at Central Church since June 2014. Before coming to Central, he served in various youth ministry internships after graduating from North Central University in Youth Ministry studies.

He and his wife, Melissa, came to Green Bay because they wanted to be a part of the extraordinary things God is doing at Central Church. They believe God has placed them here to make Jesus known to the community, especially the youth of the community, and teach students to follow him.

Pastor Nic and his wife Melissa have been married since October 2013. They have 2 kids, Judah and Thea.

Hometown:  Willmar, MN

Favorite food:  Buffalo Wild Wings

What makes you laugh:  Students…and farts (or the combination of both).

Favorite Bible verse/person of the Bible: Ezekiel 36:26 “I will give you a new heart and I will put a new spirit in you. I will take out your stony, stubborn heart and give you a tender, responsive heart.”

Favorite things to do:  Playing basketball, skateboarding, traveling


children's pastor

Pastor Paul has served as the Children’s Pastor at Central Church since February 2011. Paul has over 24 years of experience investing in children and filling their hearts with God’s word.

He and his wife, Shelby, share the vision of reaching people in Green Bay and the surrounding communities. They passionately believe that children are a BIG deal to God and want to help them grow BIG in their faith.

Pastor Paul and Shelby have been married since 1993. They have two children: Alyssa and Adrian, and two Golden Retrievers named Buddy and Penny.


Hometown: Green Bay

Favorite food: Too many to choose!

What makes you laugh: Anything funny, I mean “really” funny.

Favorite Bible verse/person of the Bible: My favorite Bible verses begin in Genesis 1:1 and end in Revelation 22:21. The Life of Joseph is one of my favorite stories in the Bible.

Favorite things to do: Eating, walking my dogs, and hanging out with my family.


creative arts pastor

Pastor Amanda has served as the Creative Arts Pastor at Central Church since July 2018. Before coming to Central, she has served in many capacities as a leader throughout churches in Minnesota and at college.

Amanda studied at North Central University in Minneapolis, MN and recently graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Worship Leading. This degree program, along with her experience in leading teams, has positioned her to be a blessing to the Central Church family through supervising creative elements in our weekend services and special events, along with facilitating and cultivating a heart for worship each week!

Hometown: Princeton, MN

Favorite Food: Coffee is food right?

What makes you laugh: Almost everything

Favorite Bible verse/person of the Bible:  Romans 12:1

Favorite things to do: Archery, Photography, Writing Music, and hanging out with friends and family!


administrative assistant

Sarah Fontaine has served as the Administrative Assistant at Central Church since January 2018.
Prior to her current position at Central, she had the opportunity to work in a wide-range of health care oriented positions. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Health Care Administration, but God has given her a heart for the people of our community and our church, which led her to the vital position she is in now. She believes God has led her to this opportunity at Central to use her talents to build the Kingdom of God alongside a great team right here in Green Bay.

She has been married to Chad since September 2011 and has two kiddos, Connor (11) and Carlee (4).


Hometown:  Kewaunee, WI

Favorite food: By far Pizza . . . ALL kinds!

What makes you laugh: Being tickled!!!

Favorite Bible verse/person of the Bible: 

Luke 12:27-28

“Consider the lilies of the field how they grow. They toil not, neither do they spin; and yet I say to you, even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. If then God so clothes the grass, which today is in the field and tomorrow is thrown into the oven, how much more WILL HE CLOTHE you, O You of little faith?


media director

Melissa has served as the Media Director at Central Church since August 2017. Before coming to Central, Melissa has served in multiple ministry roles in Indianapolis and Minneapolis.

Melissa met her husband, Nic, while attending North Central University. Shortly after getting married, they moved to Green Bay as youth pastors to be part of what God is doing in the city. They believe God has called them here to make Jesus known to the people of this community.

Since moving here Melissa has completed the process of becoming a licensed Pastor. Melissa has 2 kids, Judah and Thea.

Hometown: Indianapolis, IN

Favorite Food: Fried Chicken, Mashed Potatoes…gimme some Southern Home-cookin!

What makes you laugh: My family! They’re hilarious!

Favorite Bible Verse: Romans 12

Favorite things to do: Spending time with my family, going on adventures/traveling, Netflix!


custodial team

Vickie and her husband have been attending Central for 12 years. She began inviting her family to church as well, and now her children, their spouses, her grandchildren, and great-granddaughter attend church and have a relationship with Jesus. WOW!

Vickie is a kind, hardworking, dedicated woman with such a sweet heart. We are so thankful for all the hard work she does. She’s been on our custodial staff since 2008.


Susan and her husband, along with his parents and their girls, began coming to Central in 2010. After a couple years, she got baptized, and now serves in multiple ministries in the church. Susan has a heart for the lost and serves whenever and wherever she can. She has a heart of gold, and we are blessed to have her in our church. She’s been on our custodial staff since 2014.

She loves Central because the people and staff are so friendly and are always pouring into each other.

Hometown: Green Bay, WI

Favorite Food: Potatoes – I’ll take them anyway you make them.

What makes you laugh: My husband and crazy girls!

Favorite Bible Verse: Matthew 7:12 “So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you…”

Favorite things to do: Anything involving getting dirty outside (mudding, gardening, walking).



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