Jacob and kristen Holmes
Jacob and Kristen Holmes became lead pastors of CenterPointe Church in June of 2019, succeeding pastors Dave and Christy Deerman who served the CenterPointe congregation faithfully for nearly 8 years. Jacob and Kristen have been serving side by side in ministry for over 14 years. Jacob has completed a collegiate residency degree in Pastoral Leadership from Ohio Christian University and Kristen holds a degree in elementary education from the University of the Cumberlands. They have served as missionaries, youth pastors, worship pastors, children’s ministry volunteers, coaches, teachers, mentors, and in many other roles and capacities. They enjoy traveling, reading, writing, music, and Jacob is particularly fond of Kentucky Wildcat sports. Jacob and Kristen have two daughters, Halle and Presley, who love to sing, dance, play music, and love on any animals within their reach.
Yariya (Ya-Ya) Smith
Associate Pastor for Children's Ministry
Pastor Yaria (Ya-ya) leads with grace, passion, and excitement. Her love for children is rivaled only by her love for Jesus. She loves Fred Hammond's music, the Dallas Cowboys, Memphis Grizzlies, pizza and Ice Cream.
Gary is a true "servant of the house" who works in a variety of areas ensuring that our church is operating smoothly and efficiently. He is also one of the longest standing members of CPC. In his spare time he enjoys working in his garage and riding his Harley.
Executive Administrative Assistant
Paige serves in the CPC offices as the administrative assistants to our pastors. She loves CPC and goes above and beyond to be a blessing to our church. She likes sushi, traveling, and going to her nieces games.
Michael and Alyssa Harrell
Michael and Alyssa Serve our CPStudent ministry which consists of all students grades 7th-12. They serve the next generation with passion and anointing and believe in leading our teens into a flourishing life, body soul and spirit. Alyssa is a clinical therapist and Michael is a contractor. Together, they form a dynamic duo, along with their rambunctious boy, Theo.
Kurt and Kathy Brandt
Next Steps/First Impressions leaders
Pastor Kurt and Kathy go above and beyond to make sure everybody who walks into our building is warmly greeted and treated with love and respect. They also lead people into their next steps by facilitating our LaunchPointe class and helping those who are are ready to find their place to serve. They have 5 children, own and operate a business, and have two amazing golden retrievers.
Our elders are ministers of the gospel of Christ who assist the lead pastors in all ministerial functions and the spiritual guidance of the church. They provide Biblical advice, baptize believers, serve communion, officiate weddings, pray for the sick, and many other pastoral duties. Their names (from left to right) are Kathy and Kurt Brandt, Yariyah Smith, Tay and Ruthie Williams, and Jacob and Kristen Holmes.