Jeremy Toyer, Lead Pastor

Pastor Jeremy has spent over 20 years in full time Christian ministry.  Born and raised in New Jersey, Jeremy felt God calling him into full time service while still in high school.  He is a graduate of Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio, and Grand Rapids Theological Seminary in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  He and his wife Abigail have six children.  He has been the lead Pastor of Village Hope Church since 2014.  We're blessed to have Pastor Jeremy as our lead Bible teacher, challenging us to pursue a deeper understanding of God's Word and God's plan for our lives.

Matt Tucker, Associate Pastor of Student Ministries

Pastor Matt joined the Village Hope Church staff in 2017 as our Pastor of Student Ministries.  Matt has a sincere love for the Word of God and a passion to share it with others.  Matt challenges our 6th - 12th graders to discover their true identity in Christ, and take the necessary steps to build a strong foundation of faith as they move toward adulthood.  Matt and his wife Melissa are also actively involved in the worship ministry at VHC, and caring for our Parma Campus congregation.

Steven Garrison, Associate Pastor of Counseling & Recovery

Pastor Steven has a passion for reaching people who are hurting and helping them find hope in Christ.  He offers counseling to people seeking hope and healing from trauma and addiction, as well as those seeking to improve marriage and family relationships.  Steven has a master's degree in Pastoral Christian Counseling from Liberty University, with an emphasis on addiction and recovery.  Steven joined the VHC pastoral team in 2019, and has been a mentor and trusted friend to many on the journey to healing and lasting hope in Christ.

Board of Elders

Board of Elders

Andrew Hershberger

Dave Dawson

Barry Taylor

Doug Fitch

Peter Stanley

Paul Hauglie

Finance Team

Quentin Guinn

Director of Operations

Financial Manager

Fred Breton


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