“And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ, until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to mature manhood, to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ,” -Ephesians 4:11-13

Tiny Tots Coordinator

Ashley Oliver

Ashley Oliver has joined the staff at KCC in August 2018 as the Tiny Tots Coordinator! Ashley Oliver was born and raised in a small town in Iowa. In 2005 she graduated with an Associates Degree in Graphic Design. In 2006 she married her husband Mark. Mark was a native of Michigan so in 2013 Mark, Ashley and their two girls decided to move back to Michigan to the Kalkaska area. Ashley and her family have attended KCC for the…
Senior Minister

Andy Bratton

Andy and his family are ready for the next adventure in the journey God has called them to. He enrolled in the Master’s program at Cincinnati Christian University. He attends classes once per week at their satellite campus in Indianapolis. He has two semesters of classes left after the current fall semester is over.
Associate Minister

Tim Severance

Tim attended Great Lakes Christain College, Northwestern Michigan College, and graduated from Western Michigan University in 2000 with a Computer Information Systems degree. He served on the mission field in Haiti with three different missions over a period of 12 years. He and wife, Anita have 2 children, Scott & Kaylin.
Youth Minister

David Acker

David Acker joined the KCC staff on October 2017 and serves as Youth Minister. David and his wife, Samantha, are originally from Michigan and attended Great Lakes Christian College. Prior to coming to KCC, the Ackers served on staff at First Christian Church of Tillamook in Tillamook, Oregon. David and Sam have one son, Owen. They have a passion to see students find healing and an identity in Christ. Along with a passion for student ministry, they love being active,…
Children’s Minister

Sara Blasko

Sara Blasko started attending KCC at age 4. She grew up in a missionary family, splitting half the year in Haiti, and the other half in Kalkaska. She is a 1996 graduate of Kalkaska High School. After high school, she attended Northwest Michigan College studying elementary education and began working in the medical field. Sara spent the last 7 years in medical sales. Sara and her husband Nick married in 2000 and have been volunteers with the children’s programs at…

Emily Paulus

Emily has lived in the Kalkaska area since 1988 and graduated from Kalkaska High School in 1995. She studies Piano Performance and Accounting at Bethel College in Mishawaka, Indiana. Emily is married to Vince Paulus and together they have 6 children and 2 grandchildren. In her spare time, Emily enjoys playing piano, gardening, hunting, cooking and spending time with her family.