Leadership

At Gateway we have staff, a church council and ministry team leaders that lead and manage our ministry teams. Our ministry teams include life group leaders, mission team, welcome team, kidMax team, Club 456, events, hospitality, worship, and more.
4JOHN ATKINSON: PASTOR
John graduated from Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary. He is married to Jennifer and they have 3 children. His great love is communicating the Good News of Jesus Christ in a way that is relevant and connects to everyday life. John likes pop culture, great movies, open spaces, classic rock, history , string theory, having breakfast with his daughter and practicing baseball with his boys.
DARLA CA6MPBELL: OFFICE MANAGER
Darla has extensive experience managing offices and coordinating administrative tasks. She has been a great addition to our staff managing our facility, print communication, scheduling nursery workers among other things.
7BETH FRANCIS AND AMIE DRUEHL: EVENTS
The Events team plans and organizes many church events and outreach events throughout the year. Beth Francis is a leader, gatherer and extraordinary planner of fun and engaging events. She has a creative streak that she has used to plan and run numerous events at our church and in the community. Amie Druehl is also a creative and thoughtful planner and leader on this team. Amie has a great eye and mind for thinking through events, solving problems and adding touches that make it special for those who attend.
8KEITH SHAULL: FACILITY TEAM
Keith is retired and volunteers a great deal of his time to Gateway. He currently leads the facility maintenance team. If you come in on a Wednesday you might find a group of guys with power tools running around, or they might be drinking coffee and planning their next project. Keith’s wife, Gloria, leads our Sunday morning hospitality team and is also a faithful long term volunteer at Gateway.