Pastor Michelle Cobb has served as our church's Senior Pastor since July 2020. Most recently, Pastor Michelle served as the Executive Director of E4Potential Living, a non-profit organization whose mission is to encourage, equip and empower individuals and organizations to engage with others across racial lines and cultural differences to maximize the potential for community transformation.
Prior to serving as the Executive Director, Pastor Michelle served as a Conference Superintendent in the Indiana Conference, a pastor of churches in the northern part of the Conference, an educator, and a hospital chaplain.
Pastor Michelle is blessed to have a family of supporters. Her primary supporter is her sister, Mrs. Lovetta Tindal, who is also her prayer partner.
Pastor Michelle received her Master of Christian Education and her Master of Divinity Degrees from Garrett -Evangelical Theological Seminary.
Her hobbies include trying new recipes (not always successful!), crocheting, and photography which is her latest hobby.
Pastor Michelle enjoys traveling and meeting new people.
Pastor Michelle’s Life-Scriptures:
But strive first for the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. (NRSV),
Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not rely on your own insight. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths. (NRSV)
Brooke serves as the Director of Parent's Day Off Preschool. Brooke attended PDO as a child and now leads the staff and ministry!
Brooke and her husband live in South Bend, and they have two children. They love going to the lake, hiking, and having family movie nights together.
Katherine (Katy) serves as the church organist and accompanist. She also assists in the planning and leading the music for both the weekly worship service and special events.
Katy lives on a small farm in SW Michigan with her husband and kids. When she is not serving at our church, Katy works independently in the financial profession. Katy loves the people of this church and counts it a gift to be able to serve here and proclaim the name of Jesus Christ, making music and glorifying the One who made us, who knows us, and has loved us before we even knew Him.
Sarah began her role at Evangel Heights in March of 2022. She has a history of partnering with the church through her former Community Outreach role at Hope Ministries. Sarah and her husband have two children and are members of Keller Park Church, a Mennonite Church USA congregation of the Central District Conference. Sarah has wonderful memories of her faith roots developing in the United Methodist Church at a young age. Sarah is available in the church office Monday-Thursday, 9:30 am – 1:30 pm.