These leaders serve as shepherds under the chief Shepherd, Jesus Christ, who is the head of the church. They devote themselves to prayer and to the ministry of the Word, seeking under God's authority to provide oversight and direction to our church's overall ministry as we pursue our mission of leading people into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ.

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Brent Burklund

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Jeff Kautz

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George Cheek

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Duane Norman

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Dan Smith

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John Stone

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Tom Werblow


Ministry staff

These leaders oversee and direct our various ministry areas, working to equip and empower believers to do the ministry for which the Lord has gifted them as part of the church body here at Berean.

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Paul Evans
Worship Arts Director

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Kathy Huebner
NextGen Director (Kids Connect)

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Dan Smith
Executive Pastor

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John Stone
Lead Pastor & Grow Groups Director

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Andrew Walker
NextGen Director (Sola)

Ministry support staff

These leaders offer additional support for our ministry staff in making sure people, systems, and logistics are all connecting and working together.

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Nikki Bergeron
Finance Administrator

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Emmalee Burke
Connection Coordinator

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Trevor Entz
Worship Arts Technical Coordinator

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Melissa Friedrich
Kids Connect & Next Steps Coordinator

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Becky Hasenauer
Office Administrator

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Robyn Huffman
Volunteer Coordinator

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Lorre McKeone
Leadership Development Coordinator

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Liza Smith
Pastors' Administrative Assistant

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Amy Woods
Directors' Administrative Assistant