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 workplace, 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, and their children, Makenna, Camden, and Adalyn love being a part of this church. 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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Jen Graffius

Christian Education Co-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

Christian Education Co-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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Maureen Vickers

New Beginnings Preschool Director

Maureen has worked in the Christian Education field for over 30 years. Maureen thoroughly enjoys organizing and maintaining safety in our Christian Preschool. 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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Ron Lipp

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Carl Mace

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Diane Davis

Our Lead Pastor

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Pastor Jonathan Holloway

Contact Us


3649 E Garfield Rd,

New Springfield, OH 44443

Worship Service: 9:30am

Life Classes: 11am


Phone: (330) 549-2060