Meet Our Staff

Meet some of the folks who serve here at the New Springfield Church of God

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Jonathan Holloway

Lead Pastor

Pastor Jonathan Holloway has been a pastor for 17 years, serving his first nine years as a youth pastor. Jonathan’s passion is to see believers live out their faith to the fullest at home, in the work place, and in the community. He attended Anderson University and earned his bachelor’s degree in transformational ministries from Warner University.

Jonathan has grown up in the Church of God and is originally from Lake Wales, Florida. Jonathan and his wife, Jennifer, have been married for 16 years. Their children are Makenna (12), Camden (9), and Adalyn (6). In his spare time, he enjoys riding four wheelers, watching movies, and mowing the yard.

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Laban Erbe

Youth Pastor

Laban Erbe has been in Youth Ministry since 2017. Laban has a deep passion for students and spreading the love of Jesus. He loves the Bible and received his Bachelor's degree in biblical studies from Grace College.

Laban and Jennifer have been married since March 2021, and love the opportunities they are given to share God’s love.

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Maureen Vickers

Christian Preschool Director

Maureen has worked in the Christian Education field for 30 years. Maureen thoroughly enjoys organizing and maintaining safety in our Kingdom Kids, VBS and Child Life Classes Nursery Through 4th grade. Maureen's interests include collecting beach glass, visiting and climbing lighthouses from all Five Great Lakes and surf fishing in OBX.

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Jen Graffius

Jen Graffius

Co Christian Education Director

Jen has volunteered in children’s ministry for several years. She’s worked in the roof management division at Roth Bros since 2007 and has a bachelor’s degree in business. Jen has a passion for making the Word of God come alive to children and to build in them a strong spiritual foundation.

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Kara Wagoner

Kara Wagoner

Co Christian Education Director

Kara and her husband Earl have four children and live in Enon Valley, Pennsylvania on a busy hobby Farm. She has worked with children for the past 25 years. She says “ I love working with children and have a deep desire to help them learn to love and follow Jesus. I enjoy spending Sunday mornings with them as they grow in the knowledge and understanding of God”. When she’s not at church she is taking care of her family, reading, watching movies, gardening, and playing with her animals.

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Brook Aikens

Sharing Shed Director

The Sharing Shed is a ministry that accepts household necessities that are new or in good clean condition. Those items are donated to families that need those items. Some families are just getting housing after leaving a homeless shelter and need everything to furnish their new home. Some families are single mom’s getting out of an abusive situation or after going through an unexpected divorce. Some families went through a job loss, house fire or a serious illness that had changed their life dramatically.

The Sharing Shed can come along them and help them to furnish their new place or help replace and appliance that broke. We only accept the basic household necessities. We do not accept clothing, electronics or toys.

The best way to contact The Sharing Shed is to text Brook Aikens @ 330-509-9820 or follow us on The Sharing Shed Facebook page.

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Our Lead Pastor


Pastor Jonathan Holloway

Contact Us


3649 E Garfield Rd,

New Springfield, OH 44443

Worship Service: 9:30am

Life Classes: 11am


Phone: (330) 549-2060