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Lead Pastor

Dave Hendrickson

Dave became the Lead Pastor at LvCC in August 2019. He was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA (Yes, he is a devoted Steelers fan). While at Geneva College, Dave met his wife, Janelle. Before having kids, they had the opportunity to do ministry in places like St. Petersburg, Russia; Charleston, SC; and Sheffield, England. Dave went to Trinity School for Ministry in Ambridge, PA, where he received his M Div. During that time, Dave and Janelle had two sons,…
Discipleship and Community Life Pastor

Caleb Strom

Caleb began as the Discipleship and Community Life Pastor in August of 2022. He has an undergraduate degree in English Education from Bethel University in Mishawaka, Indiana and it was there he met his wife, Bre. While studying at Bethel he had an opportunity to study abroad in Mukono, Uganda at Uganda Christian University. After teaching High School English for a bit he got the call to ministry and completed a Master’s in Ministry from Bethel. Both he and his…
Interim Director of Youth and Young Adults

Matt Avalon

Matt recently accepted the position of Interim Director of Youth and Young Adults. He has been helping to lead the Young Adult Bible study for the past couple of years and was a youth ministry intern in April 2020. The youngest of 6 children, Matt has always had a desire to serve. After graduating from Mark Morris High School in 2016, Matt has spent a year attending college in Nashville, TN, before moving back to Longview. Matt also works as…
Director of Children’s Ministry

Sarah Fix

Sarah joined the team at the beginning of Summer 2021 with a passion to lead the next generation to the truths of the Gospel through children’s ministry. Sarah is married to Garrett Fix (Property manager) and mother to their two children, Weston and Norah. Originally from Greenville, South Carolina, Sarah moved to Pennsylvania after high school where she attended a gap year program called Onelife and met her husband there. After living in South Carolina and having two children, Kelso/Longview became…