Pastors, Staff, and volunteers

Nicholas & Megan Hanges

Senior  PastorS

Nicholas is an Ordained Minister with the Assemblies of God. He and his wife, Megan, have been in full time ministry for over 15 years. They both are Teen Challenge graduates. After many years of struggling with addiction, depression, and personal hardships they were radically saved through the ministry of Teen Challenge in Midland, Texas in 2007. They married after graduating the program and entered into full-time ministry serving as youth pastors in West Texas for several years before hearing the call to pastor in Spencer, Iowa in 2016.  Megan is currently studying for credentials through the Iowa Ministry Network. They have 3 children: Sophia, Demetrios, and Theodore. View their testimonies below. 

Lisa HEck

Children's  Pastor

 Lisa is a Certified Minster with the Assemblies of God. She has a passion and gift for teaching our children about Christ in creative and fun ways. Her and her husband, Todd bring decades of children's ministry experience to our kids services each week.



Bethany has over 16 years of pre-k ministry experience and is our Early Childhood Director nursery age to 5 years old. Bethany is currently studying for credentials through the Iowa Ministry Network.

Kyle & Micale Hillerud

worship leaders

Kyle and Micale have been leading worship for 20 years.  Their passion is to see people have an encounter with God's presence that changes lives forever.

Alyssa & Corgan Petersen


Corgan and Alyssa are talented musicians and give their time each week to help lead our worship team and lead our young adults (18-35). Corgan is a band teacher at Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn School District. They are blessed with a newborn, Jeremiah.  Alyssa is also our Social Media Manager. 

Asia Arnold

Interim YOUTH  pastor 

Asia is a 2021 Southwestern Assemblies of God Graduate. She majored in Youth ministry and has a heart for reaching our next generation.  She volunteers in leading our midweek youth service and is a manager at Walmart in Spencer. 



Luc Arnold has a radical testimony and a long history of professional stage and sound management. Once working with famous rockstars, he now dedicates his talents for the glory of God in our sound booth each Sunday. 
Board of Deacons
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