Kent grew up in the Midwest and has been married to his wife Julie for almost 40 years. They have a daughter, Kelsey who is married to Jacob Guckenberger. Kelsey and Jacob met at Duke Divinity School and are now co-pastors of Christ Community Church in Des Moines, where Kent previously served.
Kent has been in vocational ministry for about 38 years, the bulk of that time serving Christ Community Church in Des Moines. He went to school in various places, but has both a Masters of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry degree from Grand Rapids Baptist seminary.
He enjoys the usual suspects; reading, cooking, traveling and a morning workout at the YMCA.
Council Chairperson: Corey Oswald
Treasurer/Co-Chair: Michael Black
Secretary: Jami Miller
Worship Chair: Kathy Yoder
Extension Chair: Lisa Graber
Fellowship Chair: Michelle Meyer
Facilities Chair: Kendall Leichty
Christian Education Chair: Debbie Leichty
Head Elder: Maria Roth
2nd Year: Lisa Graber
1st Year: Matthew Slagel (2nd term)