The staff team of H2O Church is made up of men and women who love, care and pray for the people at UC! If you have any questions or would like to talk to us, feel free to reach out to us!
Collegiate Study: Bachelors in Adolescent and Young Adult Education, focus on social studies from Bowling Green State University, Masters in Church Planting from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
What I Enjoy: being with people, playing and watching sports, laughing
Favorite Book(s): The Bible, The Great Gatsby, The Grapes of Wrath, Crazy Love
How I First Got Involved in H2O: I came into college at BGSU looking for a Bible-based, missional church, and as soon as I got there I saw H2O everywhere I looked. I checked it out the first Sunday, fell in love with it, and the rest is history
Something Quirky: I have a pretty extreme laugh that's been known to scare people and make babies cry. Also I hate writing on my skin.
Deacon, Sound Leader
Collegiate Study: Bachelors in Information Technology from the University of Cincinnati
What I Enjoy: Spending Time with People, Sports, Video Games, Deep Conversations, Hip Hop Dance
Favorites Book(s): Chronicles of Narnia, Mere Christianity, The Bible
How I First Got Involved in H2O: I got saved between my 2nd and 3rd year and decided to check out a church on campus... loved the community.
Something Quirky: I often spontaneously dance in public.
Collegiate Study: Business Administration from Auburn University, Masters in Christian Education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
What I Enjoy: Movies, Exploring, Talking with People, Being Active
Favorite Book(s): The Chronicles of Narnia, The Jesus Storybook Bible, The Golden Book of Buccaneers
How I First Got Involved in H2O: H2O is so awesome I heard about it all the way in Miami, FL. The community is amazing.
Something Quirky: my favorite food is not peanut butter; I put ketchup on Mac & Cheese
Collegiate Study: Bachelors in Spanish from the University of Cincinnati
What I Enjoy: playing softball / flag football / ultimate frisbee, exploring new cities, working, eating ice cream, any and all personality type indicators
Favorite Book(s): The Freedom of Self-Forgetfulness by Tim Keller, Not a Fan by Kyle Idleman, The Republic Commando series by Karen Traviss
How I First Got Involved in H2O: my freshman year through a game of ultimate frisbee
Something Quirky: I get made fun of on a consistent basis for holding my fork weird, and I find a lot of entertainment in awkward situations.
Women's Ministry Director
What I Enjoy: spending time with people, playing sports, eating pizza and ice cream
Favorite Book(s): the Bible, The Crucified Life by A.W Tozer, Radical by David Platt
How I First Got Involved in H2O: my sister told me about it
Something Quirky: Often I'll start singing randomly and unprompted
Collegiate Study: Bachelors in Vocal Music Education from Bowling Green State University
What I Enjoy: Impromptu jam sessions, hiking, watching hockey, good coffee, and hanging with people
Favorite Book(s): Breaking Free by Beth Moore, Forgotten God by Francis Chan, and Glory Hunger by JR Vassar
How I First Got Involved in H2O: At the beginning of my sophomore year at Bowling Green I was searching for a new community. A childhood friend of mine told me she was going to a Bible study in my dorm, so I joined her and I immediately fell in love with the community and the gospel-centered messages.
Something Quirky: I used to take weekly horseback riding lessons and still enjoy a ride when I can, I have a twin brother, and I love a nice cold Diet Coke.
Men's Ministry Director
Collegiate Study: Bachelors in Professional and Creative Writing/Secondary Education from the University of Cincinnati
What I Enjoy: Being with people, playing sports, reading, writing, pc gaming
Favorite Non-Series Books: The Book Thief, All the Light We Cannot See, The Kite Runner
Favorite Series Books: Lord of the Rings, Song of Ice and Fire, Harry Potter
How I First Got Involved in H2O: I was a transfer student that first got involved in a super tight-knit life group and I quickly fell in love with the community and the vision of H2O
Something Quirky: I consider swimming laps fun
Collegiate Study: Bachelors in Business Marketing and minor in Organizational Leadership from the University of Cincinnati
What I Enjoy: mountains, hunting, fishing, camping, hiking, sports, the Cleveland Browns
Favorites Book(s): The Cat and the Hat
How I First Got Involved in H2O: Coming into college I was not following Jesus. My first semester I hit rock bottom and got connected with Grant Rohlfer; he lead me to the Lord and helped me get connected with H2O
Something Quirky: whenever I see a snake I catch it. I love reptiles
Collegiate Study: Bachelor of Arts in Communication from the University of Cincinnati
What I Enjoy: being with people and serving people, hammocking, sports of all kinds, working out, rock climbing, and really everything about the outdoors
Favorites Book(s): the Bible, Crazy Love, No Easy Day, 100-Yard War
How I First Got Involved in H2O: I played in H2O's annual dodgeball tournament...and lost...but through that I found a relationship with Jesus and the awesome Jesus-loving community that is H2O...so I'd count that as a win!
Something Quirky: I once dislocated my finger playing softball, and now that finger looks like a sand tiger shark...look it up!
Campus Pastor Guy
Collegiate Study: Bachelor's in Business Administrative Management, MA/EdD in Christian Education / Leadership
What I Enjoy: racquetball, grillin', Bible discussions, being / working in my yard, my family
Favorites Book(s): Bible, (any) Louis L'Amour western, Celebration of Discipline, and The Fabric of Faithfulness
How I First Got Involved in H2O: introduced by a mutual friend to the planting pastor, Matt, when he first arrived on the UC campus. Been a good friendship and ministry connection on campus at UC since.
Something Quirky: I have the spiritual gift of lawn-mowing and a reasonably wicked backhand in racquetball.