OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM

 
 
rustin
 
 

Dr.RustinKrapfl

Lead Pastor
 
Rustin has been the pastor of Brighton Chapel since September of 2009  and married to Tiffany since 1996 and been blessed with four children; Heather, Grace, Maebel, and Luke. He loves being a pastor but loves being a husband and father more. It is a joy and delight to have him here to serve the Lord at Brighton and we are honored to include him on the list of amazing pastors who have served here in the past. Brighton Chapel has a tremendous influence in our community and we look forward to seeing God do great things in the days and years ahead.  Rustin received his Doctorate in Ministry through Grace Theological Seminary in 2017. If you need to contact Rustin, rustinkrapfl@aol.com
jim
 

 

JimFearnow

Executive Pastor
 
Jim was born Wabash and raised in Goshen, Indiana.  He married Lucy in 1999 and together they have 7 children.  Jim loves to golf, studying the scriptures, coaching and watching people grow into the people God designed them to be.  He got education in Business and Theology. He has been a part of the Brighton Chapel family since 2011.  If you need to contact Jim, fearnowjim@gmail.com

  

hayden
 
 
HaydenTroyer
 
Youth Pastor
 

Hayden has been attending Brighton Chapel since 2012, and has a passion for youth ministry. He started as a youth intern, or also known as “The Assistant to the Youth Director” in the fall of 2018, and in the spring of 2019, he stepped up to the role of Youth Pastor. Hayden loves playing the drums, and is involved with our worship team. Hayden is attending Grace College Online working towards a degree in The Science of Church Ministry. Hayden loves the Lord and and we’re very excited to have him on our ministry team, and a part of our Pastoral staff! If you need to contact Hayden, hntroyer@aol.com

 
nathan
 
NathanWickey
 
Worship Director
 
Nathan is a worship leader, musician, singer, and songwriter from southwest Michigan. He and his wife, Kathy, were married in 2000 and have three children. Nathan and Kathy have both been involved with worship teams in a various capacities for a number of years. He began his role in worship as a teenager playing guitar, then bass, then singing and leading worship, and working in the as the head of the sound department other local churches. He firmly believes that God created us for relationship with Him and our worship is an expression of our love for Him. Visit his website to learn more.  If you need to contact Nathan, wickeyn@gmail.com
julie
 
JulieHochstetler

Children’s Director

 
Julie was born and raised in Howe, IN. She currently lives with her family in Brighton. She and her husband, Dana, have 5 children ranging in age from 5-19. They have been attending Brighton Chapel since 2014 and she began working with the kids ministry in 2016. If you need to contact Julie, jhochstetler03@yahoo.com
colleen
 

ColleenGochenaur

Children’s Assistant
 
Colleen was born and raised in Sturgis, Michigan.  She married Scott in 1996 and they have 3 children, Hannah, Rachel, Josiah.  She loves to craft, scrapbook, and loves to be a host and take care of people.  She has been a part of the Brighton Chapel family for 23 years and is now on staff with our children’s department.  If you need to contact Colleen, please email her at cgoch5@gmail.com
 
KariMauck
 
Nursery/Pre-K Director
 
Kari was born and raised in Shipshewana, Indiana.  She married Nate in 2003 and they have 4 daughters, Eden, Jada, Kate, and Brenna.  She loves to write and has her own blog dealing with life as a mother.  She enjoys photography and helping her husband with the family business.  She has been with the Brighton Chapel since 2009 and has been our nursery and preschool since 2015.  If you need to contact Kari, kari.mauck@gmail.com
 
BethBecze
 
Office Secretary
 
Beth is originally from Livonia, MI and moved to Howe, IN in April 2017 when she married her husband, Steve Becze.  She started working at Brighton Chapel in July 2018 and loves to meet new people while keeping the office in order and running smoothly.  She does her very best to help in any way, or answer any questions you may have.  She has 2 sons and 1 daughter – Jesse, Christopher, and Sara, along with 5 “bonus” sons via her marriage to Steve- Martin, Michael, Sam, Tim, and Zak.  God has also blessed them with 8 grandchildren.  Beth prays that Benjamin, Liam, Maddie, Zack, Pepper, Sammy, Eliza, and Wylder will come to know and love Jesus, choosing to follow Him! If you need to contact Beth, brightonchapel1@gmail.com
precious
 
PreciousSmiley
 
Custodian
 
Precious has attended Brighton Chapel for more than five years and works part-time as our custodian, keeping things shiny and clean. She has three children and an Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education.

JohnLarimer

Elder
 
John was born and raised in the Brighton Area and lived here all of his life. He is married to Sherrie and has three children and three children-in- laws.They have ten children ranging from 6 to 18 years old. As a family they began attending Brighton Chapel in 1983. He has had ministry roles in worship, teaching, discipleship, outreach, deacon and is currently an Elder. The family works together and owns Lord’s Seed and Partners Brand Seed companies. Hobbies include riding motorcycle, movies and traveling.

DevenHostetler

Elder
 
Deven is awesome!
 
KeithJames
Elder
 
Keith was born and raised in Southern California, but his family roots run deep in Indiana.  He served as a ground refueler in the Air Force, and then earned his AS degree in Computer Information Systems at Santa Barbara City College.  Keith has worked as a web designer since 1994, and he is also a professional photographer.  He and his wife, Laura, have two grown children and have lived in Howe and attended Brighton Chapel since 2012.  He has served in children’s ministry, leads the young adult Sunday school and served as a deacon for several years before becoming an elder.

RonWorkman

Elder
 
 Ron is awesome!

BillSines

Elder
 
Bill is awesome!