Jacob is a gifted musician and leader. He plays organ, piano, and guitar; is a tremendous vocalist, and has succeeded in establishing and growing both traditional and contemporary church choirs/ensembles/groups. He is a professional educator and has experience in leading children's ministries, as well as has worked with adults in the area of faith formation. Jacob is a seminary student at Methodist Theological School of Ohio and is a certified candidate for pastoral ministry in the United Methodist Church.
As Director of Music and Worship Arts, Jacob is responsible for providing worship music; working with the pastor to plan and lead creative, engaging, effective worship, as well as developing a robust, lay-involved music ministry. As Director of Discipleship and Faith Formation, Jacob develops and leads initiatives that will aid all ages in growing in faith. He will oversee ministry and programming that will encourage children through adults to engage in Bible Study, small groups, and a variety of faith formation opportunities.