Meet Our Staff

Dan Thomas - Senior Pastor

Dan Thomas and his wife, Frances, consider it a great privilege to serve here at Community. Dan has enjoyed teaching and preaching for over 35 years. He is passionate about sharing the message of the Gospel. His secondary passion involves football and a team from his hometown of Pittsburgh. Frances loves to read and pretends to share Dan's enthusiasm for sports. They both are loving being grandparents. Community has proven to be a great place for them to grow in their love for Jesus.

Josh Galvin - Assistant Pastor

Josh Galvin has a passion for discipleship and helping students grow in their relationship with Christ. He and his wife, Hannah, moved to the Michiana area in 2015 and joined Community shortly thereafter. They have since added four precious members to their family - Ashlyn, Andrew, Lyla, and Sophie. Josh began serving as our part-time Students Ministry director in 2017 and joined our staff full-time as our Assistant Pastor in 2021.

Marisa Mackiewicz - Children's Ministry Director

Marisa Mackiewicz became the Children’s Director at Community in March 2015. She grew up in the Michiana area and attended Elkhart Christian Academy. In 2005, she graduated from Indiana Wesleyan with a degree in Elementary Education. After graduating, she spent 3 years teaching in Mishawaka. She and her husband, Jim, have attended Community since elementary school and have been highly involved in children’s ministries for many years. They have been blessed with two fun-loving children – Tate and Claire. Marisa enjoys reading and many creative pursuits.

Stephanie Mullinax - Administrative Assistant

Stephanie Mullinax loves serving in ministry by helping at Community with the administrative details needed to keep our church connected and informed. She and her husband, Mike, have two teenage daughters - Emma and Megan.

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Our Elders & Deacons

Our Elders:

Jason Bell

Chris Graham

Dennis Hartsell

Jim Mackiewicz

Dan Thomas

Our Deacons:

Matthew Dickey

Michael Kanaby

John Mackiewicz

Jeff Mechling