bridgeCHURCH

...just like having a family next door!

About Our Ministry Team

Get to know us.

Key Facts

We first opened our doors in...

March of 2009.

Service is one of our...

driving factors. We believe strongly in 'being the hands and feet of the church'. Weekly, we open our doors to give away clothing to people of all ages.

Our church isn't...

typcial. We love and accept people the way they are! We belive in loving people so God can change them instead of changing people so God can love them.

Testimonials

[T]he love and compassion that we feel from the congregation and Pastoral staff is unlike anything we’ve experienced before.

Bill and Teri Earlywine

What makes the Bridge special to me is the way they open their arms and accept everyone who walks in.

Josh Sparks

Pastor Lytle and bridgeChurch teach strictly based on God’s Word.

Rufus Thompson

A bit about our ministry team...

Our goals all center around servanthood....

 


Meet the team...

Take a minute to get to know our team a little better!

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Jeff Lytle

Lead Pastor

What is God currently teaching you? It’s all about Him, not numbers, not miracles, signs and wonders. Not bragging on what is going on at the bridge. It’s about His love for us.

What's one book that has impacted you? How?
The bible brings life to me.  Other than the living word, The Three Battlegrounds, by Francis Frangipane opened up my eyes to spiritual warfare.

What inspires you?
The Holy Spirit to become more like God. 

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Sandy Lytle

Worship Team/Piano

What's your favorite TV series? Criminal Minds.

What was your first job? At UK as a Medical Transcriptionist.

What is God currently teaching you? To love people and let God change them.

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Christie York

Ladies Minister

What's your favorite TV series? The Voice and Chicago Fire.

What was your first job? Dishwasher for Sir Pizza-over 43 years ago!

What is God currently teaching you? So many things! For one...to trust him more and not fear the future.

Who lives in your house? My wonderful husband and our two four-legged girls - an australian sheperd and a lab.

 

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Beth Price

Children's Pastor

What was your first job? I was a kennel attendant at my vet’s office. Basically, anything gross that needed to be done, I did it.

What is God currently teaching you? Patience and trust. And organization!

What inspires you? Seeing kids engaging with their relationship with Jesus. When that light bulb goes off in their head and you can see that they understand… nothing beats that for inspiration!

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Lateefah El-Amin

Nursery Director

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Terrell Foley

Board Member

What's one book that has impacted you? Other than the Bible, Secret of the Stairs.

What inspires you? Loving and helping other whilre being a witness.

What is God currently teaching you? It's not about me, but all about Himand how He wants to be a part of every detail of my life.

 

 

 

 

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Curtis Gentry

Board Member

When did you first come to bridgeCHURCH? July 2010.

What's one book that has impacted you? The Church Without Walls.

What inspires you? God's word and His sweet Holy Spirit.

If you could go anywhere on vacation...where would you go? Germany/Europe.

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Tim York

Board Member

What music is on your current playlist Gospel/Country

What's one book that has impacted you? Bible, God's handbook for life.

What inspiries yoi? Feeling the presence of God.

What was your first job? Laundromat attendant.

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Lena Pearson

Worship Team/Custodian

What's one book that has impacted you? Having A MAry Heart in a Martha World by Joanna Weaver

What inspiries you? Honestly, besides Jesus, life is inspring! The life I witness in my children is inspiring. The everyday "little things" of life; breathing, waking up, singing, seeing and enjoying loved ones.

 

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JD Hisle

Worship Team/Drummer

What inspires you? To play for the Lord.

If you could vacation anywhere...where would you go? Florida

What is God currently teaching you? To talk to others about the Lord.

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Lauren Murley

Worship Team

What's your favorite TV Series? Fixer Upper on HGTV

What's on your playlist? "Show Me Your Glory" radio and "Bethel Music" on Pandora!

Who lives in your house? My hilarious husband Eddie, our precious baby girl Nora and an occasional fish named Nolan!

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Josh Sparks

Worship Team

What's your favorite TV Series? The Walking Dead

What inspires you? The testimonies of people that are getting touched by God.

What is God currently teaching you? Patience and obeying.

 

 

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Lou Ann Kidwell

Hospitality

What's your favorite TV Series? The Walking Dead, NCIS

What inspires you? My family, my church family, my friends, my love for them all

What is God currently teaching you? To be more patient and loving. Also that He is with me at all times and I am truly loved by Him.

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Carla Sparks

Treasurer

What's your favorite TV Series? NCIS/CSI

What inspires you? Seeing what God has done and is doing in my life.

What is God currently teaching you? patience, humility.

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Crystal Nelson

Care Team Director

What's your favorite TV Series? Once Upon a Time

What inspires you? Seeing the people that God sends for me to help.

What is God currently teaching you? To be patient, to know who I am, to be able to bear my struggles in life.

 

 

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Chantell Foley

Worship Team

What was your first job? A mail sorter at Bluegrass Mailing Service!

What inspires you? To see someone with passion and hunger go after their dreams...at all costs.

What music is on your current playlist? 70s, R&B, Gospel, Duran Duran, etc.

If you could vacation anywhere, where would you go? Lake Como, Italy.

 

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Josh and Stephanie Sparks

Matt Price

Media/Youth Teacher

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Jill Burnett

Media

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Andrea West

Care Team-Food Ministry Director