Church LeadershipMeet Our Team
Pastorbrings his lived experience as husband, father, market farmer, low-income community educator in Washington, D.C., and volunteer educator in West Africa to his service as pastor. Beginning his role in September 2017, he has built relationships throughout the congregation, local community, and in the Ohio Mennonite Conference. Matthew is a continuing M.Div. student at the Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary in Elkhart, IN. He and Christiana, his wife, have four young children.
Church Boardenjoys exploring what church might look like beyond church walls—especially in some kind of community gardening situation. He and Ellen, his wife, have three adult children and two granddaughters. He’s worked in organic farming communications and church-related ministries.
Christian Educationinspires the students she teaches at Youngstown Christian School and enjoys providing piano accompaniment for worship at Midway. She and Kevin, her husband, have two young-adult sons—the youngest attending the school where she teaches.
Ministry Developmentis a leader in Midway’s God’s Choice worship ministry to special needs adults and is a welcome visitor and friend for many. She and Rich, her husband, have two adult sons and one grandson. Terry is retired from office management roles.
Welcome and Pastoral Careis often found visiting people in hospitals or their homes, and also expresses her heart of compassion as an advocate for others. She and John, her husband, have two adult children.